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Better Homes and Gardens New Classic Style: Mixing Modern and Traditional for a Fresh New Look (2003)

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Modern furniture, with its clean lines and pure shapes, has its own cachet. Dating from the 1920s to the mid-1960s, it represents several stages and sources of development: Marcel Breuer, who created tubular steel for chairs, tables, stools, and sofas in the 1920s; Gilbert Rhode and Russel Wright, who designed maple and birch furniture with sweeping, aerodynamic lines for Heywood-Wakefield in the 1930s; Bruno Mathsson and Alvar Aalto, who used blond birch plywood and heat-molding techniques to produce graceful furniture in the late 1930s; and architects and industrial designers who made goods with molded plastics, laminates, aluminum, and stainless-steel after World War II. By profiling the interiors of 14 homeowners, New Classic Style shows how to mix these pieces with traditional furnishings. Strategies include combining shapes to achieve harmony, using color to unify diverse furnishings, and contrasting the old and new. The results are dramatic, exciting, and comfortable. The book also explains key furniture shapes and important figures from each period in design history.

Synopsis:

Promotes the freedom to mix modern and traditional furnishings and accessories to create a current, comfortable, personal style.

Uses 14 whole-house tours to illustrate modern mixes.

Provides background on modern style to help readers recognize good pieces and how to use them effectively.

More than 500 photos and 30 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Modern, the style of the late 1920s to the early 1960s, is enjoying a resurgence of popularity as people find comfort in pieces from the past. This book shows readers how to blend modern with other periods and styles to create a look that's current, comfortable, and personal.

Whole-house tours illustrate modern mixes:

    Fine antiques spiced with modern classics

    Clean-lined shapes for uncluttered interiors

    Comfortable combinations for family living

Special features make it easy to recognize good pieces and use them effectively

Illustrated primer of modern and traditional shapes:

    What makes a modern mix work

    Who's who in modern design

    Includes 14 whole-house tours

It's the handbook on picking from the past to create the look of the future:

    Harmonies of shape and line

    Contrasts in textures and materials

    Using fabrics, textiles, and color

Product Details

ISBN:
9780696214035
Subtitle:
Mixing Modern and Traditional for a Fresh New Look
Author:
BH&G
Manufactured:
Better Homes and Gardens
Author:
Ingham, Vicki
Author:
Better Homes and Gardens Books
Publisher:
Better Homes and Gardens
Location:
Des Moines, Iowa
Subject:
General
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Interior decoration
Subject:
Interior Design - Style Books
Subject:
Decorating - General
Subject:
Interior Design - General
Subject:
modern; style; collections; eclectic; decorating
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Better Homes & Gardens (Hardcover)
Series Volume:
CIS 996
Publication Date:
20030315
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
10 x 9.25 in 43 oz

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Product details 216 pages Better Homes and Gardens Books - English 9780696214035 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Promotes the freedom to mix modern and traditional furnishings and accessories to create a current, comfortable, personal style.

Uses 14 whole-house tours to illustrate modern mixes.

Provides background on modern style to help readers recognize good pieces and how to use them effectively.

More than 500 photos and 30 illustrations.

"Synopsis" by , Modern, the style of the late 1920s to the early 1960s, is enjoying a resurgence of popularity as people find comfort in pieces from the past. This book shows readers how to blend modern with other periods and styles to create a look that's current, comfortable, and personal.

Whole-house tours illustrate modern mixes:

    Fine antiques spiced with modern classics

    Clean-lined shapes for uncluttered interiors

    Comfortable combinations for family living

Special features make it easy to recognize good pieces and use them effectively

Illustrated primer of modern and traditional shapes:

    What makes a modern mix work

    Who's who in modern design

    Includes 14 whole-house tours

It's the handbook on picking from the past to create the look of the future:

    Harmonies of shape and line

    Contrasts in textures and materials

    Using fabrics, textiles, and color

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