Combines coverage of early periods and later periods in one comprehensive, well-illustrated, authoritative volume. Focuses on innovation and change at the key moments and connections in the evolution of style.
Covers the major historical movements in furniture design (from prehistoric periods through contemporary times) and includes parts of the world that traditional history books ignore or under-serve, such as Africa and China.
An encyclopedic overview of the history of modern furniture design. Featuring over 1700 objects by more than 500 designers and 121 manufacturers, it includes approximately 2800 images ranging from detailed object photographs to historical images documenting interiors, patents, brochures, and related works of art and architecture.
This text moves chronologically through key periods in furniture history and interior design, such as the Renaissance, the Arts and Crafts Movement, and Modernism, traversing Europe to America to present a comprehensive foundational guide to the history of furniture design.
Survey of the long and rich histories of women and gender non-conforming persons who work in wood. Includes 200 full-color images, both historical and contemporary and insights into the histories, practices, and lived experiences of women and nonbinary makers in woodworking.
Contemporary furniture, designed and made by 72 US woodworkers who are members of The Furniture Society, headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina. Seating, case furniture, and accessories demonstrate the healthy state of handmade furniture.