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Sourcebook of Scandinavian Furniture: Designs For The Twenty First Century Hardcover – Oct 2 2007


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  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: WW Norton; 1 edition (Oct. 2 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393731510
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393731514
  • Product Dimensions: 2.3 x 0.3 x 2.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 Kg
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #818,601 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“500 carefully selected designs that also include the most up-to-date pieces that constitute the current revival in Nordic design….Recommended.”

“[E]xcellent…[P]lenty of context…to appreciate how Scandinavian furniture defined a past era, and how it will likely define the future”

“Scandinavian furniture is an important element of…design history…it is impossible to imagine its being given a more thorough or…attractive presentation.”

About the Author

Judith Gura is a professor at the New York School of Interior Design, where she directs the design history program and is coordinator of public programs. A graduate of Cornell University, she has a master’s degree in the history of the decorative arts from the Bard Graduate Center. She has worked on exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, the Whitney Museum, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Her published works include New York Interior Design, 1935-1985, Sourcebook of Scandinavian Furniture, Guide to Period Styles for Interiors, Harvey Probber: Modernist Furniture, Artworks and Design, and Edward Wormley: The Other Face of Modernism. She is a contributing editor for Art+Auction, and lectures frequently on interior design and furniture styles.

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How did five small countries not previously noted for aesthetic leadership create a style that dominated the international marketplace for almost a quarter of the last century? Read the first page
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