Modern: A Portfolio of Contemporary Interior DesignsThis work reveals how modern design is not just one style, but many, and examines the roles of key interior designers and architects in each of those diverse styles. Each chapter explores the roots of a different movement and its key features. A directory of designers and manufacturers is included.
by Jonathan Glancey
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Modern: A Portfolio of Contemporary Interior Designs Summary
In Modern Jonathan Glancey explores the multifaceted nature of modernism. He begins with the early exponents such as Le Corbusier, the Bauhaus group and the Russian Constructivists, and then guides us through each different strand. Organic, Neo-classical, Mid-century Modern, Pop, High-tech, Neo-Baroque, Post-Modern, Minimal/New Modern and Global are all explored via their main exponents. From seminal schemes to design items that you can buy today, each style is revealed through authoritative text and stunning colour photographs. The book features many products that are currently available, and includes a comprehensive directory of designers and manufacturers. Modern is a striking testament to those individuals who have shaped the modern movement in design. - Reveals and explains the astonishing range of styles that encompass modern design - Examines the key designers' and architects' roles in each style - Essential information for both professional and amateur designers - Over 200 lavish colour photographs show the designers' work - Comprehensive directory of key designers and manufacturers
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