Occasionally you come across a book that does everything it claims - and then some. This is one (Blueprint)
Architects have been responsible for many of the modern furniture classics of the 20th century - Mies's Barcelona Chair, Eileen Gray's side table and Le Corbusier's chaise longue.
Furniture and Architecture takes a unique look at the relationship between architects and furniture design. Focusing not only on classic mid-20th-century design i.e. Eames, Mies, Le Corbusier and Gropius, it also provides a unique insight into who will produce the next generation of classics by asking an international-array of established designers to give their tips for the top young architect-designers.
In additional it includes exclusive interviews with high-profile architects as well as with key figures in furniture manufacture and retail. A directory of specialist retailers, who sell architect-designed furniture, makes this an invaluable resource for architects and the interested public.
- The book includes comprehensive articles and images of popular modernist architects such as Erno Goldfinger, Arne Jacobsen andEero Saarinen
- It also features interviews with architects Alvaro Siza, David Adjaye and Selfridges director Vittore Radice
- Lavishly illustrated with many full-colour images
- Contains a directory of specialist retailers selling architect-designed furniture
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