Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design-9780500022030

Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design by Ambler, Frances

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Author: Ambler, Frances

20th century

Published on 1 July 2018 by Thames & Hudson Ltd in the United Kingdom.

Hardback | 200 pages
172 x 141 x 22 | 382g

The mid-20th century was one of the most popular, collectable and dynamic periods of international design. Drawing on the inventive style of the era, this range of gift products features exclusive illustrations of iconic mid-century designs, from Eames chairs to Poul Henningsen lamps and George Nelson clocks, all rendered in a distinctive graphic style.

Featuring over ninety pieces by sixty designers and design duos, Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design is arranged chronologically, and includes chairs, tables, storage, lighting, and product and industrial design. Each spread includes a graphic depiction of the piece and a concise text. The models, materials and designers index offers easy reference through the book.