This book is the bible of mid-20th century modern design. Covering the major designs of early to mid 20th century, this important work examines the period in which the United States was recognized for the first time as an international force in the furniture and design industries. This book deals with the core of the Organic Design Movement and the forces that shaped it, the designers who introduced it, and the designs of the time - including furniture, accessories, textiles, lighting and architectural settings. Brief but comprehensive biographies of the designers are included as well as 150 archival photographs and detailed measurements on iconic furniture designs of the time. Detailed measurements of furniture icons make it easy to detect reproductions in today's market.
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This important and scholarly work examines the period in which the United States was recognized for the first time as an nternational force in the furniture and design industries. Interior Design Innovators celebrtes through both texa and more than 150 archival photographs the best designs of the times including furniture, accessories, textiles, lighting, architecutral settings, the designers themselves, and the forces that shaped them.
Cherie Fehrman and Dr. Kenneth Fehrman are partners in the firm of Fehrman & Fehrman Design doing color consulting and interior design in btho commercial and residential venues. They teach both professional design seminars and at the university level. Together and separately, they have written hundreds of articles on design and the decorative arts as well as several books.
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