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Mid-Century Modern: Interiors, Furniture, Design Details

Mid-Century Modern: Interiors, Furniture, Design Details (Hardback)

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The 1950s house was a scientific triumph. It had been designed in a laboratory and tested on inhabitants of all ages before being built for the masses. Never had the home been so contemporary - antiques and period styles were banished for an entire decade as householders concentrated on achieving a complete 'look' for the home. Mid-Century Modern explores the interior decor of this time, concentrating on all aspects of a home's decoration - walls, flooring, surfaces, lighting and, of course, furniture. The book goes on to feature case studies illustrating beautiful contemporary homes that exhibit the mid-century style in an exemplary way and reveal how the 1950s look, complete with collector's pieces, can be mixed and matched with interior elements of other styles and from other eras.

Home & GardenInterior designInterior design, decor & style guidesHome & GardenInterior designProfessional Interior DesignMind, Body & Spirit Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group Publication Date: 15/10/2004 ISBN-13: 9781840914061  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Bradley Quinn FRSA is an author and curator based in London, where he has presented the work of leading artists and designers in exhibitions based on his books. Bradley is also the author of Chinese Style and Scandinavian Style published by Conran Octopus, and Techno Fashion and The Fashion of Architecture published by Berg Publishers. A journalism graduate, Bradley also completed a master's degree in History of Art at the University of London, and has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

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