Mid-Century Modern remains one of the most popular, collectable, and dynamic styles of international design. This gift book features original 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 more than 90 pieces by over 60 designers and design duos, Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design is arranged chronologically, and includes chairs, tables, storage, lighting, and product and industrial designs. On each spread, a stylish illustration of the piece is accompanied by a concise overview; an index of models, designers and manufacturers makes the book a useful reference.
Inspired by one of the most iconic eras of modern design, this covetable gift book brings a touch of Mid-Century Modern style into any home.
Colorfully and whimsically illustrated.
— Home & Design
Here Design is a multiaward-winning design studio in London. Their books include Anarchy of Chilies, Herbarium, The Grammar of Spice, and Spectrum: Heritage Patterns and Colors.
Frances Ambler is a guest editor at MidCentury Magazine.