Most popular Furniture design books
The most popular Furniture design books currently available. Updated weekly.
Creative duo Charles and Ray Eames were one of the most transformative forces in design history: through furniture, photography, architecture, textile design, industrial design, and film, the husband and wife defined a new, multifunctional modernity. Discover all aspects of their illustrious repertoire and its revolutionary impact on middle-...
Sit back, relax, and survey some of the most iconic chairs in history. A must for design addicts and collectors alike, this dependable compendium presents each chair alongside essential information about the designer and their work, from Alvar Aalto to Eva Zeisel, from Art Nouveau to International Style. This recently refurbished edition...
As the definition of designer expands and architects today create everything from jewelry to urban masterplans, a new wave of objects ranging from furniture to small-scale architectural inventions is transforming our interior spaces. This book offers examples of this new design typology, by renowned architects and designers from around the globe.
From cameras to kitchenware, Lego to Lamborghini, follow the makers and shapers of industrial design in Industrial Design A-Z. This revised and updated edition covers the individual designers, the global businesses, and above all the genius products that have synthesized form and function to transform our daily lives.
Create cool and contemporary garden furniture and accessories with 35 simple projects using pallet wood.
This book is a survey of eighty international ceramicists who bridge the worlds of product design, interiors, fine art, and luxury craftsmanship.
The first-ever comprehensive monograph on one of Denmark's most influential Modernist design pioneers
This essential sourcebook showcases the unprecedented scope and quality of today's state-of-the-art vases.
First ever monograph on highly influential Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata.
An authoritative and insightful study, surveying the life and work of "the greatest of the English artist-craftsmen"
You'll find 1000 bright ideas in this journey through 20th-century lighting design. Presented chronologically by decade, you'll find the most interesting electric lights, from Tiffany's beautiful leaded-glass shades to outlandish 1960s designs and the latest high-tech LED lamps.
Beautifully illustrated catalogue brings Thomas Chippendale Junior out of the shadow of his father
Upcycling goes upscale in this beautiful, elegant and global collection that showcases what today's designers are creating out of yesterday's materials.
Homage to the beauty of ancient commodities.
Meet modernist trailblazer Josef Hoffmann, a pivotal character in European aesthetics who pioneered the Viennese Secession and the Wiener Werkstatte. The Austrian mastermind introduced a brave, new minimalism that continues to inspire architecture and design to this day, from monochrome interior schemes to the cutlery on our table.
A fresh look at the Arts and Crafts Movement, charting its origins in reformist ideals, its engagement with commercial culture, and its ultimate place in everyday households
A comprehensive design resource that reveals how the iconic chairs of the 20th and 21st centuries have been designed for mass production.
A visual analysis of the colours used in furnishing fabrics and wallpapers from the 15th century to now, providing inspiration for designers.
Suitable for students and furniture designers, this title discusses pioneering contemporary and historical designs. It also provides substantive answers to designers questions about function, materials, manufacture and sustainability, integrating guidance on all of these subjects particularly material and manufacturing properties.
Simply beautiful: the elaborately crafted monograph on the Danish furniture designer
A celebration of twenty years of design, philosophy, and inspiration from the renowned American furniture brand Blu Dot.
This big book provides complete working shop drawings for 61 classic furniture pieces. The author, a master cabinetmaker, measured original Craftsman antiques to create these detailed plans.
The book projects, inspired by Shaker design and the magic of the West Cork landscape, range from stools and small tables to a full size rocking chair, using natural branch wood and stems, which you can gather yourself and make using basic tools. Includes a gallery showcasing the stylish work of an array of Irish chairmakers.
This book project combines for the first time design history research and consumerism theory with numerous historical and contemporary construction instructions and interior design recommendations.
An intimate look at the interiors, lifestyles and houses belonging to a wide range of artists and makers.
Important new book on Shaker art and life accompanying a major US exhibition with extraordinary objects, outstanding scholarship, and a series of new photographs
Step-by-step projects to create 20 stunning indoor and outdoor pieces using wood reclaimed from pallets.
A tribute to Giorgetti, a leading Italian brand in contemporary design, as it celebrates 120 years of distinctive style. A must-have book for lovers of quality, refinement, and the uniqueness of Italian design.
Artists have long been inspired by the often literally priceless treasure of discarded packing materials, and the field of interior design is no exception. Here, the humble wooden pallet is recycled and transformed to create chic and original pieces of furniture, devised by some of Europes innovative designers.
This book describes the technical and stylistic development of English furniture in the early Georgian era
When the Luftwaffe's Blitz on Britain began in September 1940, people's homes and their contents were destroyed at an alarming rate. Thanks to the bombing, furniture shortages in Britain hit an all time high by 1942.
Constructing instead of consuming: good design for little money | The successful Internet campaign, now in a convenient collected volume
* A detailed exploration of how historical harpsichords were made, with instructions on how the modern reader can do the same. * Comprehensively illustrated with 400 photos and line drawings * Written by an internationally respected musical instrument museum curator and instrument researcher with considerable harpsichord-making experience.
Atmospherically illustrated tribute to the brilliant Danish designer and his own home, an icon of good taste
A stylish and informative guide to the Midcentury Modern chair design. Get to know the designers and find out about the controversies and intrigue that accompanied these figures. With a `chair timeline', including the very best of European, Scandinavian, American and Japanese design, it's the perfect book for enthusiasts and design junkies alike.