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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-...
1000 Chairs. Updated version
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...
Furnitecture: Furniture That Transforms Space
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.
Industrial Design A-Z
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.
Danish Lights - 1920 to Now: 100 Stories about Danish Lamp Design
Pallet Wood Projects for Outdoor Spaces: 35 Contemporary Projects for Garden Furniture & Accessories
Create cool and contemporary garden furniture and accessories with 35 simple projects using pallet wood.
New Wave Clay: Ceramic Design, Art and Architecture
This book is a survey of eighty international ceramicists who bridge the worlds of product design, interiors, fine art, and luxury craftsmanship.
Finn Juhl: Life, Work, World
The first-ever comprehensive monograph on one of Denmark's most influential Modernist design pioneers
Vases: 250 state-of-the-art designs
This essential sourcebook showcases the unprecedented scope and quality of today's state-of-the-art vases.
Shiro Kuramata
First ever monograph on highly influential Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata.
Ernest Gimson: Arts & Crafts Designer and Architect
An authoritative and insightful study, surveying the life and work of "the greatest of the English artist-craftsmen"
1000 Lights
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.
Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Junior
Beautifully illustrated catalogue brings Thomas Chippendale Junior out of the shadow of his father
House of Glam: Lush Interiors and Design Extravaganza
Fringe, Frog and Tassel: The Art of the Trimmings-Maker
Upcyclist: Reclaimed and Remade Furniture, Lighting and Interiors
Upcycling goes upscale in this beautiful, elegant and global collection that showcases what today's designers are creating out of yesterday's materials.
Hard Life
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.
Danish Chair: an international affair
Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America
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
Chair Anatomy: Design and Construction
A comprehensive design resource that reveals how the iconic chairs of the 20th and 21st centuries have been designed for mass production.
R & Company: 20 Years of Discovery
Creative Design For Home
Spectrum: Heritage Patterns and Colours
A visual analysis of the colours used in furnishing fabrics and wallpapers from the 15th century to now, providing inspiration for designers.
Furniture Design: An Introduction to Development, Materials and Manufacturing
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.
Borge Mogensen: Simplicity and Function
Simply beautiful: the elaborately crafted monograph on the Danish furniture designer
Less Is More (Difficult): 20 Years of Design at Blu Dot
A celebration of twenty years of design, philosophy, and inspiration from the renowned American furniture brand Blu Dot.
Design by IKEA: A Cultural History
Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture
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.
Thonet Brand: A Look at its Graphic Design History
Green Wood Chairs
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.
Illustrated Dictionary of Furniture & Interiors
Nomadic Furniture 3.0: New Liberated Living?
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.
Artists' Homes: Live/Work Spaces for Modern Makers
An intimate look at the interiors, lifestyles and houses belonging to a wide range of artists and makers.
Hubert Le Gall: Fabula
Shakers : From Mount Lebanon to the World
Important new book on Shaker art and life accompanying a major US exhibition with extraordinary objects, outstanding scholarship, and a series of new photographs
Pallet Craft: 20 Creative Makes Using Wooden Pallets
Step-by-step projects to create 20 stunning indoor and outdoor pieces using wood reclaimed from pallets.
Object to Project: Giorgetti's Design since 1898
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.
100% Pallet: from Freight to Furniture: 21 DIY Designer Projects
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.
Early Georgian Furniture 1715-1740
This book describes the technical and stylistic development of English furniture in the early Georgian era
Utility Furniture of the Second World War: The 1943 Utility Furniture Catalogue with an Explanation of Britain's Second World War Utility Furniture Scheme
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.
Hartz IV Build More Buy Less! Konstruieren statt konsumieren
Constructing instead of consuming: good design for little money | The successful Internet campaign, now in a convenient collected volume
Furniture With Soul: Master Woodworkers And Their Craft
Art of Making a Harpsichord
* 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.
Ercol: Furniture in the Making
Finn Juhl and His House
Atmospherically illustrated tribute to the brilliant Danish designer and his own home, an icon of good taste
Brazil Modern
100 Midcentury Chairs: and their stories
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.
Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017: Working