Автор: Toromanoff, Agata Название: Chairs by Architects ISBN: 0500292507 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500292501 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: от 2087 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.
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.
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: 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?
Описание: Furniture maker Daniel Mack captures the nostalgic, carefree and oh-so-comfortable spirit of the Adirondack chair - the quintessentially American way to lie back and enjoy life. Illustrated with scores of images, the book also takes in the history of the `Rondack, and gives instructions for making your own.
Автор: Charles R. Muller Название: Shaker Chair ISBN: 0764317393 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764317392 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3556 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: For well over a century, the world has noted the distinctive chairs made by Shaker communities throughout the eastern United States. A writer for House Beautiful suggested at the beginning of the twentieth century that "If you own a Shaker chair, preserve it with great care, for it will soon be considered an antique, and a rare one at that." In this definitive book, that statement is verified as the authors examine in depth the styles and production techniques of chairs made at ten Shaker communities during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Historical and contemporary photographs, extensive journal and account book references, diaries, postcards, catalog advertisements, and detailed line drawings are all used to document the chairs history. Readers will find valuable information on identification of chair types and origins as well as an analysis of design and construction. An essential resource for collectors, historians, designers, and devotees of antique furniture.
Автор: Mao, Zedong Название: Annotated Quotations from Chairman Mao ISBN: 0300018703 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300018707 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2426 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Students and teachers will welcome this new addition to the DeFrancis series of Chinese language texts. The famous little red book of Mao Tse-tung's thoughts contains basic ideas that permeate virtually all discussion in China of a wide range of topics - war and peace, socialism and communism, culture and art, women and youth, study and education, politics and government, economics and philosophy, morality and ethics, and so on. The Annotated Quotations provides the original Chinese text together with a complete pinyin transcription. The annotation includes regular characters, simplified forms, pinyin transcription, and English definitions. Structural notes are provided for passages of special difficulty. A cumulative glossary of first occurrences of all characters and vocabulary items not in the Index Volume to the DeFrancis series concludes the work. From the point of view of language teaching, an important feature of Chairman Mao's book is that its didactic objective has resulted in precisely the kind of repetition and review that textbook writers work hard to achieve. Furthermore, his writing style is generally simple and clear, and there are few extremely rare characters. For students at various levels of language competence starting at the level of DeFrancis's Beginning Chinese Reader, Part II, the Annotated Quotations provides an excellent introduction to the vast body of materials published in the People's Republic of China.
Описание: This is the first biography of William McChesney Martin, Jr. (1906-1998), the first paid president of the New York Stock Exchange and the chairman of the Federal Reserve System under Presidents Truman to Nixon. The extent of Martin's influence on the course of American economic history was significant: arguably he has done more to strengthen and reform the nation's most important financial institutions than has any other individual. Chairman of the Fed tells Martin's fascinating life story and explains his lasting impact on the NYSE and the Fed, both troubled institutions that Martin transformed. The book provides an inside look into the economic deliberations of five presidential administrations and describes Martin's battles to bring about ethical and intelligent regulation of U.S. financial markets. His experiences shed light not only on the evolution of the American financial system but also on critical issues that confront the system today.
Автор: Amodeo, Cristina Название: Dogs and Chairs ISBN: 0500518165 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500518168 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1138 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: What does Alvar Aalto`s 1 Paimio have in common with a Doberman Pinscher, Le Corbusier`s LC4 with a Spanish Greyhound, or Philippe Starck`s Costes Chair with a Fox Terrier? The author draws parallels between nearly twenty-five dogs and designer chairs in this fun and stylish book that matches iconic chairs with their corresponding breed of dog.
Название: Windsor Chairs ISBN: 1851494294 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851494293 Издательство: Antique Collectors Club Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 2414 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Windsor Chair, whether simple or complicated in construction, plain or ornate in appearance, has always served its purpose - to be utilitarian, durable, comfortable and even handsome. Many excellent academic works have been written on the subject, but this book does not attempt to improve on their expertise. The intention rather is to complement them by showing the finest designs in greater detail. The form and construction of the chairs speak for themselves. All the chairs illustrated, although made in different centuries, are in use today. More than 150 colour plates illustrate the very best Windsor chairs from the earliest stick-backs - literally stools with a few sticks added to the back - of the 18th century to those mass-produced for offices, schools, public institutions and the armed forces in the 19th century. There is a special section on American Windsors and an epilogue outlines the story of the Windsor chair through the 20th century and concludes by illustrating a 2002 Golden Jubilee chair. The book acts as a celebration of the beautiful Windsor chair.
Название: New Chairs (PB) ISBN: 1856694135 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781856694131 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 2052 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Offering 67 examples of intriguing chairs, this book chairs by famous names, such as the Campana brothers, Tom Dixon and Marcel Wanders, as well as by lesser-known designers. In addition to large-format images of the completed designs, it includes drawings, prototypes, and photographs of manufacturing processes.