Books in Review
A Modern ConsciousnessPosted August 16, 2017Continue reading
A look at the Smithsonian Museum of Art’s exhibition catalogue, A Modern Consciousness: D....
Designer Maker UserPosted July 30, 2017Continue reading
Two Eames designs are featured on the cover and inside this catalogue for the newly reopened...
Living in a Modern WayPosted July 23, 2017Continue reading
Living in a Modern Way: California Design 1930-1965 is the well researched, and carefully...
Innovative Furniture in America from 1800 to the PresentPosted July 10, 2017Continue reading
Innovative Furniture in America is an extraordinary, well-illustrated book presenting nearly...
Design in America: The Cranbrook Vision 1925-1950Posted July 9, 2017Continue reading
An insightful book about Cranbrook Academy of Art, including the years in which Charles Eames...
One Hundred Great Product DesignsPosted July 5, 2017Continue reading
Jay Doblin, an accomplished designer and veteran of Raymond Loewy’s office, was director of...
100 Masterpieces of DesignPosted July 5, 2017Continue reading
For serious students of design, France’s Centre Pompidou offers this beautiful, reliable...
Postwar Interior Design 1945-1960Posted July 5, 2017Continue reading
One of the most well-researched and carefully illustrated books on modern design after World...
A Handbook of California Design, 1930-1965Posted July 5, 2017Continue reading
This museum publication offers more than 140 illustrated biographical profiles of the most...
The Design of Herman MillerPosted January 21, 2015Continue reading
Scholar Ralph Caplan’s survey of the first generations of Herman Miller designers, from the...