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See more ideas about architecture series, coffee table books, midcentury modern. Design of the 20th century bibliotheca universalis. A mist rose up from the beach far below, allowing the brightness of the occasional colored walls of the place their due without competition from the sun. Contemporary art on the west coast, new york, praeger publishers, 1974.

Benedikt taschen founded his namesake publishing house in cologne in 1980. The illustrious career of charles and ray eames eventually everything connectspeople, ideas, objects, etc. The eames work defined a new, multifunctional modernity. Pretty book, i leave it on the coffee table next to my eames chair. He has published taschen monographs on julius shulman, r. The creative duo charles eames 19071978 and ray kaiser eames 19121988 transformed the visual character of america. Best known as furniture designers, the duo were also dab hands at, and in fact, forerunners in. Nothing says modernist perfection like an eames design. This handsome book from architectural historian gloria koenig tells you the whole story from their earliest experiments in making furniture, to their impact on postwar housing, complete with gorgeous photographs and illustrations. Their work ranged from architecture, to furniture design, to short film. Author gloria koenig signs her book eames the house and yard had a certain solemnity bathed in the moodiness of an unusually cool, foggy day. Otherwise, i thought this book relied too much on the writings of eames demetrios. Procitajte naslov frey basic ab autora gloria koenig. This essential book is a comprehensive journey through the shapes and colors, forms and functions of design history in the.

Features their early furniture prototypes, molded plywood designs, case study houses, herman miller furniture, films and mor. Each title from taschen s basic art series provides a comprehensive introduction to a significant artist, architect, or designer. With visionary talent, frey built elegant, clearly structured residential houses and was the founder of the desert modernism style. Isbn 9783836547468 new holland publishers 2017 hardcover 96. Eames duo immortalised in a new book by taschen apres. Every book in taschen s basic architecture series features. This is the first work ive consulted that describes their films in detail. See all books authored by gloria koenig, including eames, and charles and ray eeames, and more on. This book covers all the aspects of their illustrious career, from the earliest furniture.

Though best known for their furniture, the husband and wife team were also forerunners in architecture, textile design, photography, and film. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1. Peter goessel runs an agency for museum and exhibition design. Architecture and design monographs, twentysix artsy. This is a redesign of the taschen published book, pierre koenig.

The eames lounge chair wood, designed with molded plywood technology, became a defining furniture piece of the twentieth century, while the couple s contribution to the case study houses project not only made. In 1930, when albert frey 1903 1998 came to the us from his native switzerland, he brought the influence of his mentor, le corbusier, with him. You will receive an alert when the book is available for less than the new or used price you specify. Includes photos, sketches, drawings, and floor plans. Il a publie pour taschen des monographies consacrees a julius shulman, r. Peter gossel runs an agency for museum and exhibition design.

Gloria koenig is an architectural historian and author. Eames by gloria koenig meet your next favorite book. Eames pioneers of midcentury modernism gloria koenig. They offer a detailed chronological summary of the artists life and work and analyze. Eames by gloria koenig 2015, hardcover for sale online. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. She has published and lectured widely on a variety of topics in contemporary architecture, and served as consultant with filmmakers on a documentary about her late husband, modernist architect pierre koenig. Taschen books are renowned for their lavish presentation and their equal celebration of high and low culture.

Interiors by michelle gringeribrown eames by gloria koenig 20th century fashion by alison a. Gloria koenig offers a concise, fascinating glimpse into the connections that charles and ray eames drew between furniture, culture, and whatever caught their interest. Gloria koenig books list of books by author gloria koenig. The book was written by a gloria koenig, a specialist in contemporary architecture, and it is part of taschen s basic architecture series that presents life and work of internationally renowned architects with approximately 120 photographs, sketches and drafts. The creative duo charles eames 19071978 and ray kaiser eames 19121988 transformed the visual character of america through their modernist designs. Discover the illustrious repertoire of charles and ray eames, from furniture to industrial design, with this monograph by taschen books. This book covers all the aspects of their illustrious career, from the earliest furniture experiments and molded plywood. Taking on subjects as varied as modernist architecture, golden age comics, and william blake has secured its status as one of the worlds foremost purveyors of. No other couple has had such a lasting effect on the design industry as the eames team. The eames work defined a new, multifunctional modernity, exemplary for its integration of craft and design, as well as for the use of modern materials, notably plywood and plastics. Though they are best known to the general public for their furniture, the husband and wife duo of charles and ray eames 190778 and 191288, respectively were also forerunners in the fields of architecture, industrial design, photography, and film.

The black board are stamped with the authors name and the title of the book. Eames gloria koenig hardcover published 20150725 by taschen gmbh. Im disappointed to have found some incorrect statements in this overview of the eames couple. Discover all aspects of their illustrious repertoire and its revolutionary impact on middleclass american living. She has published and lectured widely on a variety of topics in contemporary architecture, and. Eames house celebrates author gloria koenig splash. The book is in very good condition with very slight shelf wear. Gloria koenig, iconic stories of las most memorable buildings, angel city press, santa monica, 2006. A must read before making a pilgrimage to their iconic house in pacific palisades.

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