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An Eames Primer
An Eames Primer
by Eames Demetrios
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The first book to capture the philosophy and spirit behind the work of Charles and Ray Eames, An Eames Primer offers an in-depth look at the couple's prolific legacy--one that has placed them among the most important American designers of the twentieth... (read more)

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The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body, and Design
The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body, and Design
by Galen Cranz
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Perhaps no other object of our daily environment has had the enduring cultural significance of the ever-present chair, unconsciously yet forcefully shaping the physical and social dimensions of our lives. With over ninety illustrations, this book traces... (read more)

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Carl Aubock: The Workshop
Carl Aubock: The Workshop
by Kois Clemens
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The work Austria's premier design and fabrication shop—specializing in modern and sophisticated objects for the home in bronze, horn, wood, wicker, leather, and glass for over a century—is collected in Carl Auböck: The Workshop. The... (read more)

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Gustav Stickley
Gustav Stickley
by David Cathers
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- First comprehensive monograph on Stickley (1858--1942), a pivotal figure of the American Arts & Crafts movement, covering all facets of his career- Cathers is one of the most distinguished and widely consulted scholars on Stickley- An indispensable... (read more)

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Field Guide to American Antique Furniture
Field Guide to American Antique Furniture
by Joseph Butler
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With more than seventeen hundred superb drawings, this authoritative book offers a unique visual system for identifying the style of virtually any piece of American antique furniture.... (read more)

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Mak Studies #16: Furniture as Trophy
Mak Studies #16: Furniture as Trophy
by Peter Noever
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A gloriously bizarre showcase of indoor eccentricities, Furniture as Trophy unearths the mid-nineteenth-century tradition of antler furniture, which incorporates antlers into the design of armchairs, chests, and even fans and chandeliers.... (read more)

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The Perfect Home: Best of Style (Perfect Home Series)
The Perfect Home: Best of Style (Perfect Home Series)
by Joseph Carroll
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"The Perfect Home Series, style maven Joseph Carroll brings you the furniture that has had the greatest impact in today's homes, from origins to evolution. As he did in Volumes I #amp; 11, Carroll scatters anecdotes and historical tidbits throughout the... (read more)

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Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement
Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement
by Kevin W Tucker
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With its emphasis on social reform and simplicity in design---bold lines, honest use of materials, and redeeming qualities of handmade goods---the Arts and Crafts movement offered an antidote to the perceived ills of a rapidly changing world and the... (read more)

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Art Deco Furniture: The French Designers
Art Deco Furniture: The French Designers
by Alastair Duncan
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The Art Deco movement, which swept through Europe and the United States in the early twentieth century, signaled the beginning of the modern age of design. This dazzling and distinctive style, with its emphasis on up-to-date individuality combined with... (read more)

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The Bible of Classic Furniture: New Furniture Inspired by Classical Style
The Bible of Classic Furniture: New Furniture Inspired by Classical Style
by Daniela Santos Quartino
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Furniture design has always reflected the style of the period. Today you can find furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries in vintage or antique stores, or new editions from contemporary manufacturers. Whether original or re-make, the options are... (read more)

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America's Oak Furniture
America's Oak Furniture
by Nancy Schiffer
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Over 300 photos of oak furniture illustrated in color and arranged by types, from armoires to tables. Hundreds of chairs are shown to display the great variety of styles. Famous makers such as Larkin, Stickley, and more are well represented. A current... (read more)

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Retro Furniture Classics
Retro Furniture Classics
by Fay Sweet
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With interest in retro styling stronger than ever, this sourcebook is a must-have for anyone looking to buy period furniture, whether from a particular designer or a certain historical era. It provides invaluable background on the evolution of design... (read more)

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Miller's Pine & Country Furniture
Miller's Pine & Country Furniture
by Judith Miller
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The Miller's Buyer's Guide series provides invaluable reference material for the enthusiast as well as the experienced collector. Each guide concentrates on a popular area of collecting and features thousands of examples, which are illustrated... (read more)

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1912 and 1915 Gustav Stickley Furniture Catalogs
1912 and 1915 Gustav Stickley Furniture Catalogs
by Gustav Stickley
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With over 200 detailed illustrations and descriptions, these two catalogs are essential reading and reference materials and identification guides for Stickley furniture. Among the items depicted and described are chairs, rockers, stools, settles, desks... (read more)

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The Custom Furniture Source Book: A Guide to 125 Craftsmen
The Custom Furniture Source Book: A Guide to 125 Craftsmen
by Kerry Pierce
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Sitting down to a custom-built dining table, or storing linens in a truly unique armoire...it's a dream for people who embrace quality and custom woodworking. But if you don't have the skills, tools, or time to make it yourself, where can you get it... (read more)

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Made in Cassina
Made in Cassina
by Giampiero Bosoni
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In celebration of Cassinas 80th anniversary, this book seeks to avoid the rigid rules of simple historical reconstruction. This publication was conceived to form part of a complete and valuable historical document of great interest to students and... (read more)

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Something of Splendor: Decorative Arts from the White House
Something of Splendor: Decorative Arts from the White House
by William Allman
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The White House Historical Association is delighted to mark our fiftieth anniversary with Something of Splendor: Decorative Arts from the White House, an exhibit at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum from October 1, 2011 to May 6,... (read more)

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Hidden Treasures: Searching for Masterpieces of American Furniture
Hidden Treasures: Searching for Masterpieces of American Furniture
by Leigh Keno
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Leigh and Leslie Keno, featured experts on the popular "Antiques Road Show", share their amazing stories about discovering rare treasures of American antique furniture in the least likely places. Illustrated throughout with beautifully detailed color... (read more)

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1000 Lights
1000 Lights
by Charlotte Fiell
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Designed to be a companion to our classic title 1000 Chairs, this edition contains an awesome selection of over 1000 lights. Presented chronologically by decade are the 20th centurys most interesting electric lights, from Tiffanys beautiful leaded glass... (read more)

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Wharton Esherick and the Birth of the American Modern
Wharton Esherick and the Birth of the American Modern
by Paul Eisenhauer
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An exploration of Wharton Esherick's artistic evolution during the early decades of the twentieth century. Based on the exhibition in the Kamin and Kroiz Galleries of the University of Pennsylvania, this work expands upon the exhibition's themes with... (read more)

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