SPARKE, P: Furniture (Twentieth Century Design)

Sparke, Penny. Furniture (Twentieth Century Design). Bell and Hyman, 1986. ISBN: 0713526335. Unmarked text. Some sun-fading on cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#27924) $12.00

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Topics include the birth of the modern furniture industry (1860-1914), Britain and the rise of the mass market, tradition in mechanization in Europe, democratization of comfort in the USA, Furniture in the machine age (1915-1939), from period to modern style, Post-war Reconstruction (1940-1960), craft and industry in Scandinavia, Furniture for the consumer society (1961-1985), Pop Culture, anti-furniture, and more.

Illustrated throughout. Bibliography. Index. 112p. Measures 7.75×8.25 inches.