Автор: Toromanoff, Agata Название: Chairs by Architects ISBN: 0500292507 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500292501 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: от 2146 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: What is it that distinguishes a chair designed by an architect? Why is it so tempting for an architect to have a chair in his or her portfolio? Is it possible to use creative solutions interchangeably in both domains? Chairs by Architects answers these and many other questions to show how qualities in the buildings by architects are also evident in their chair design: pieces of furniture, like manifestos, become signatures of architectural style. The 55 architects include early modern architectural pioneers such as Otto Wagner, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Antoni Gaudi and Walter Gropius, together with more recent modern masters such as Oscar Niemeyer, Santiago Calatrava, Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry and Daniel Libeskind. The book contains interviews on Designing (in conversation with David Adjaye), Manufacturing (with David E. Bright, Knoll Inc.), Selling (with Zeev Aram), Collecting (with Richard Wright) and Preserving (with Susanne Graner, Vitra Design Museum).
This is essential reading for everyone concerned with design, architecture and the relationship between creators and their creations.
Название: 100 British Chairs ISBN: 1851497978 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851497973 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 3146 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: 100 British Chairs depicts a selection of chairs that date from several important periods in the history of British chair design. Presented in a roughly chronological sequence, the emphasis is on early (pre-1745) and late (post-1840) periods.
The presentation is also thematic, and this more accurately represents the purpose of the book, which is to illustrate some of the key developments in British chair design in the chosen periods. Design and development before 1740 were largely the work of artists and craftsmen whose names have been lost, so the chairs are mostly unattributed and arranged by type and period. The later chairs are arranged differently, highlighting the work of well-known designers of the Gothic Revival, Arts and Crafts, and other progressive British design schools.
Readers wanting more detailed information can find it, together with numerous images, in the full online catalogue - www. crabtreefarmcollections.org - which will be continually developed and updated to include new research.
Автор: Cliff, Stafford Название: English Style and Decoration ISBN: 0500513996 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500513996 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1709 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Presents original sketches and printed patterns for furniture, textiles, flooring, wallpaper, glass, ceramics and household utensils, from doorknobs to tableware and light fittings. This book offers ideas and inspiration for designers, restorers, interior decorators, and homeowners.
Автор: Derry Moore Название: An English Room ISBN: 3791347292 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791347295 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: от 2940 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: It is enshrined in English law that your home is your castle. Whether it is indeed a castle, a humble studio or a tree house, the principle remains that, in England, one's personal space is sacred. In An English Room, some of England's most prominent figures share their precious retreats and reveal their thoughts about Englishness, English rooms and the treasured objects within them. Benedict Cumberbatch divulges where he likes to read scripts; Stephen Fry invites you into his dressing room at the Apollo Theatre, London; P. D. James discusses the inspiration for her novel The Black Tower; and fashion designer Paul Smith contemplates the joys of his book-and-knick-knack-crammed office. The impeccably dressed Gilbert & George take you on a tour of their beautiful Queen Anne house, while Alan Bennett waxes nostalgic about his rumpled existence in Primrose Hill. Derry Moore's discerning eye captures the essence of the English room at home or abroad, whether it be a country cottage, large estate, exquisite chapel or an artist's studio. All those with a passion for English culture, society, design and fashion will take pleasure in this unique view into the private lives of some of England's national treasures. This book not only showcases the splendid and internationally recognised art of English interior design but also contains some of the finest examples of English portraiture today.
Автор: Klanten, Robert Kupetz, Andrej Название: Once upon a chair ISBN: 3899552563 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783899552560 Издательство: Gestalten Рейтинг: Цена: 4598 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book describes the development of fashionable English furnitur between the restoration of Charles II in 1660 and the death of Queen Anne in 1714. Based very largely on contemporary documents and on original and firmly documented furniture, together with the latest modern scholarship, it provides a closely-reasoned analysis of changing furniture sytles, together with much technical information on materials and processes. The author's radical new approach to the stylistic and structural analysis of furnitur will change perceptions of English furniture and establish a new chronology for late seventeenth and early eighteenth century English furntiure. This extensively illustrated book is the first comprehensive review of the subect for nearly one hundred years.
Описание: Reviews the changes in style that can be seen in domestic architecture in England since Norman times. Written for the interested layman rather than only for the architectural historian, this book is about how the house and its rooms were used and the way in which owners lived in these properties which is the main burden of the argument.
Автор: Peill, James Название: The English Country House ISBN: 050051707X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500517079 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3425 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Ranging from Kentchurch Court, a former fortified medieval manor house that has been the seat of the Scudamore family for nearly 1,000 years, to a delightful Strawberry Hill-style Gothic house in rural Cornwall to a ducal palace (Badminton) to car-crazed Goodwood House, this beautifully illustrated book showcases ten outstanding British country houses all still in the hands of descendents of the original owners. James Peill recounts the ups and downs of such deep-rooted clans as the Cracrofts, landowners in Lincolnshire since the twelfth century, whose late 18th-century Hackthorn Hall is a perfect example of the kind of house Jane Austen describes in her novels (indeed, she appears on their family tree), as well as the relatively newly arrived Biddulphs, who constructed Rodmarton, an Arts & Crafts masterpiece, in the first decades of the last century. James Fennell has once again provided superb photographs of a wealth of gardens, charming interiors, bygone sporting trophies, fine art collections and fanciful family memorabilia, making The English Country House a delicious treat for Anglophiles and lovers of old houses.
Автор: Margaret Mahy Название: Down the Back of the Chair ISBN: 1845076028 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781845076023 Издательство: Frances Lincoln Рейтинг: Цена: 914 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair so Dad begins to search. But what an odd assortments of objects are living down the back of the chair! This lively, eccentric poem is a visual explosion of fun and imagination, featuring dragons, pirates, treasure, lions, elephants and many more. But what will a troubled father win from down the back of the chair?
Название: Granny`s Wonderful Chair ISBN: 1851497064 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851497065 Издательство: Antique Collectors Club Ltd Цена: 965 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A young girl, Snowflower, lives in a cottage with her grandmother, Dame Frostface, who goes away on a journey leaving her chair as company. Every night the old chair brings Snow flower comfort by telling amazing stories. One dat it takes her to the royal palace of Kinf Winwealth. There, the chair's tales reform the corrupt court, cheer its unhappy king and bring a reward to Snowflower. The unforgettable tales include: The Christmas Cuckoo, The Greedy Shepherd, Childe Charity and Sour and Civil.
Описание: Basic, step-by-step instructions for building a comb-back Windsor chair, using traditional methods. With the simplest of hand tools and a lathe, even the amateur can produce a beautiful chair. Each step is illustrated and the patterns for the parts are given, along with measured drawings. Finally, various jigs and specialized tools like the steamer are explained and methods of constructing them given. Jim Rendi has captured all the skill of the colonial chair maker and shares it with his readers. His Philadelphia Chair Company specializes in Windsor chairs of several traditional styles, but this comb back is among the favorite. A gallery at the end of the book shares other styles of Windsors that use much the same methods.
Автор: De Dives, Alix Название: French Bistro Chair ISBN: 141972343X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781419723438 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 3430 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A fascinating look at the classic French bistro chair, as made by the famous Drucker firm, founded in Paris in 1885.
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