San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2002. 224 pgs. 250 photographs (149 in full color). Preface by Yves Mikaeloff. Text broken out to include an Introduction (roots of the modern style; new techniques/new materials); Art Deco: Rise of the Decorative (Jugendstil and the Wiener Werkstatte, French Art Deco, Between the Wars, Geometric and Abstract designs, Dutch Batik, Scandinavian Traditions Rejuvenated, Mediterranean influences, Eastern Europe, Jazz Moderne in the U.S.A., etc.); and The Modernist Carpet: Art Meets Industry (The Bauhaus, Germany/Austria/Switzerland, Modern Masters, Modernism in Belgium, De Stijl, Scandinavian Modern, American Streamlined, etc.). Frontispiece: Georges Valmier, "Outremer (Overseas)," detail. Bound in black cloth, lettering blind stamped on front and spine. DJ front: Karel Maes, carpet in a Modernist design, c. 1930. DJ back: Benita Otte, carpet, 1923.. First American Printing. Cloth. As New/As New.
Bookseller: Spectator Books
California, United States