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Furniture Interiors Of The 1970s

Author : Anne Bony
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114442127
Genre : Architecture
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The design of the 1970s was distinguished by a strong confluence of creativity and functionalism in furnishing and decor. We already recognize many '70s furniture designs as icons of mid-century modernism-and the proof is the prices they command at fine furniture auctions today.Bony examines the works of international designers whose creations exemplify this period, from the ergonomically-focused designers working in America to the pure design movement in Scandinavia and design innovators in Italy led by Archizoom, Alchymia, and Gaetano Pesce. This indispensable reference book chronicles the period's interior design trends with over 200 photographs focusing on artistic and decorative innovations that created the first intelligent and informed design conversation between two continents.

Professional Practice For Interior Designers

Author : Christine M. Piotrowski
ISBN : 9780471221043
Genre : Architecture
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The Furniture Of Poul Kj Rholm

Author : Michael A. Sheridan
ISBN : 0974364886
Genre : Design
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Foreword by Hanne Kjaeholm. Text by Michael Sheridan.

Interior Desecrations

Author : James Lileks
ISBN : UOM:39015059287758
Genre : Architecture
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The author of The Gallery of Regrettable Food offers a hilarious look at the horrific atrocities of 1970s interior design, furnishing a revealing glimpse of the worst bedrooms, dens, rec rooms, and other interior spaces, as well as such regrettable stylistic innovations as plaid wallpaper and matching patterns on every item in a room, all taken from style magazines of the era. 40,000 first printing.

Designing Commercial Interiors

Author : Christine M. Piotrowski
ISBN : 9780470397732
Genre : Architecture
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The definitive reference on designing commercial interiors-expanded and updated for today's facilities Following the success of the ASID/Polsky Prize Honorable Mention in 1999, authors Christine Piotrowski and Elizabeth Rogers have extensively revised this guide to planning and designing commercial interiors to help professionals and design students successfully address today's trends and project requirements. This comprehensive reference covers the practical and aesthetic issues that distinguish commercial interiors. There is new information on sustainable design, security, and accessibility-three areas of increased emphasis in modern interiors. An introductory chapter provides an overview of commercial interior design and the challenges and rewards of working in the field, and stresses the importance of understanding the basic purpose and functions of the client's business as a prerequisite to designing interiors. This guide also gives the reader a head start with eight self-contained chapters that provide comprehensive coverage of interior design for specific types of commercial facilities, ranging from offices to food and beverage facilities, and from retail stores to health care facilities. Each chapter is complete with a historical overview, types of facilities, planning and interior design elements, design applications, a summary, references, and Web sites. New design applications covered include spas in hotels, bed and breakfast inns, coffee shops, gift stores and salons, courthouses and courtrooms, and golf clubhouses. In keeping with the times, there are new chapters focusing on senior living facilities and on restoration and adaptive use. A chapter on project management has been revised and includes everything from proposals and contracts to scheduling and documentation. Throughout the book, design application discussions, illustrations, and photographs help both professionals and students solve problems and envision and implement distinctive designs for commercial interiors. With information on licensing, codes, and regulations, along with more than 150 photographs and illustrations, this combined resource and instant reference is a must-have for commercial interior design professionals, students, and those studying for the NCIDQ licensing exam. Companion Web site:

The British Film Industry In The 1970s

Author : S. Barber
ISBN : 9781137305923
Genre : Performing Arts
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Is there more to 1970s British cinema than sex, horror and James Bond? This lively account argues that this is definitely the case and explores the cultural landscape of this much maligned decade to uncover hidden gems and to explode many of the well-established myths about 1970s British film and cinema.

The Politics Of Furniture

Author : Fredie Floré
ISBN : 9781317020479
Genre : Architecture
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In many different parts of the world modern furniture elements have served as material expressions of power in the post-war era. They were often meant to express an international and in some respects apolitical modern language, but when placed in a sensitive setting or a meaningful architectural context, they were highly capable of negotiating or manipulating ideological messages. The agency of modern furniture was often less overt than that of political slogans or statements, but as the chapters in this book reveal, it had the potential of becoming a persuasive and malleable ally in very diverse politically charged arenas, including embassies, governmental ministries, showrooms, exhibitions, design schools, libraries, museums and even prisons. This collection of chapters examines the consolidating as well as the disrupting force of modern furniture in the global context between 1945 and the mid-1970s. The volume shows that key to understanding this phenomenon is the study of the national as well as transnational systems through which it was launched, promoted and received. While some chapters squarely focus on individual furniture elements as vehicles communicating political and social meaning, others consider the role of furniture within potent sites that demand careful negotiation, whether between governments, cultures, or buyer and seller. In doing so, the book explicitly engages different scholarly fields: design history, history of interior architecture, architectural history, cultural history, diplomatic and political history, postcolonial studies, tourism studies, material culture studies, furniture history, and heritage and preservation studies. Taken together, the narratives and case studies compiled in this volume offer a better understanding of the political agency of post-war modern furniture in its original historical context. At the same time, they will enrich current debates on reuse, relocation or reproduction of some of these elements.

Pinto Forever

Author : Anne Bony
ISBN : 2080202308
Genre : Architecture
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A lavish tome featuring the finished interiors of the master designer's final creations. Revered interior designer Alberto Pinto drew inspiration from the diverse cultural influences he encountered from his earliest childhood, blending aspects ranging from minimalism to baroque in his signature style. His designs, which have been commissioned all over the world, range from private residences to palaces, hotels to corporate headquarters, and yachts to private jets. This exquisite homage to Pinto presents the finished results of his last interior designs and includes a Bordeaux château; a stately residence on Paris's exclusive rue Saint Dominique; Linda Pinto's own recently redecorated apartment on the Quai d'Orsay; a house in Gstaad; a classic European-style palace in Doha, Qatar; and homes in Marrakesh and London. A tribute to one of the greatest interior architects and designers of the twentieth century, this volume is lavishly illustrated in a style in keeping with that of the master designer himself.

American Decades 1970 1979

Author : Vincent Tompkins
ISBN : 0810388820
Genre : History
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A look at American civilization by decade covers history, politics, law, economics, culture, sports, social trends, and important people.

Critical Seventies

Author : Martien de Vletter
ISBN : UOM:39015060373928
Genre : Architecture
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