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Interior Design Masters / Mark Hinchman; Elyssa Yoneda

Publication year: 2018

ISBN: 9781138051720

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Contains 300 biographical entries of people who have significantly impacted design. They are the people, historical and contemporary, that students and practitioners should know. Coverage starts in the late-Renaissance, with a focus on the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The book has five sections, with the entries alphabetical in each, so it can serve as a history text book and a reference guide. Theseventeeth- andeighteenth-century section covers figures from Thomas Chippendale to Horace Walpole. Thenineteenth-century section includes William Morris and Candace Wheeler. The earlytwentieth-century section presents modernisms design heroes, including Marcel Breuer, Eileen Gray, and Gilbert Rohde. The post-World War II designers range from Madeleine Castaing to Raymond Loewy. The final contemporary section includes Ron Arad and the Bouroullec brothers. These are the canonical figures who belong to any design history.

Subject: Interior design, Interior decoration, Design -- History, Architecture, Design History,