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Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design

Thames & Hudson

Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design


A chic little book featuring scores of elegant illustrations of classic pieces of mid-century modern design.

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.

Text by Frances Ambler
Published July 2018
200 pages
134mm x 177mm
ISBN 9780500022030

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