Take a detailed look at the exciting and highly collectible modern furniture of the 1950s -- furniture created by renowned designers, including Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, Harry Bertoia, Isamu Noguchi, and Eero Saarinen, and produced by companies such as Herman Miller, Knoll, and Heywood-Wakefield. Included in this new and improved third edition are over 450 colour and vintage black and white photographs bearing detailed captions for all the classic designs, plus accessories, 70 designer biographies and company histories, a construction case study, a source list, bibliography, values, and an index. This single volume is an invaluable reference.
Leslie Pina is the head of the Interior Design department at Ursuline College in Ohio. She has written seven additional books on designers, furniture, glassware, and pottery, from Fifties Glass to Designed & Signed.