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.