Design in America: The Cranbrook Vision 1925-1950Posted July 9, 2017
An insightful book about Cranbrook Academy of Art, including the years in which Charles Eames met his best friend, Eero Saarinen, and his lifetime partner, Ray Kaiser.
Design in America: The Cranbrook Vision 1925 – 1950 is reliable, popular, and scholarly history of Cranbrook Academy of Art during its seminal years, including it’s “golden years” when Charles Eames met Ray Kaiser, who became his lifelong partner, and they worked alongside Eero and Eliel Saarinen, Florence Schust Knoll, Harry Bertoia, Harry Weese, and many other design and architecture greats.
Published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a standard of excellence.
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Robert Judson Clark
The History of the Cranbrook Community
Davira S. Taragin
Eliel Saarinen and the Cranbrook Tradition in Architecture and Urban Design
David G. De Long
Interior Design and Furniture
R. Craig Miller
Metalwork and Bookbinding
J. David Farmer
Christina C. Mayer Thurman
Sculpture and Painting
Biographies of the Artists
Mary Rioardan and John Gerard