ARS MECHANICA Driving Innovation
ISBN: HB: 9780300267006, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, November 2022
400 pp., 31.7x24.1 cm, 300 colour illus.
"ARS MECHANICA" traces the comprehensive history of the Herstal Group, renowned worldwide through its brands FN Herstal, Browning, and Winchester. Almost 130 years of technological innovation and unique know-how has allowed the company to develop, ma...
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Kaffe Fassett The Artist's Eye
ISBN: HB: 9780300267129, Yale University Press, October 2022
240 pp., 20.9x23.9 cm, 170 colour illus.
The first major publication to explore the prolific career of Kaffe Fassett, one of the most recognized names in contemporary craft and design. Kaffe Fassett (b. 1937) is one of the most recognized names in contemporary craft and design with work en...
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Fortuny Time, Space, Light
ISBN: HB: 9780300254150, Yale University Press, September 2022
192 pp., 26.9x21.5 cm, 149 colour and black&white illus.
Uncovers the extraordinary breadth of designer Mariano Fortuny, including and beyond his fashion output, alongside the personal and political catalysts that inspired him. Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871-1949) was a polymath who experimented in a var...
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Artek and the Aaltos Creating a Modern World (Revised and Expanded Edition)
ISBN: HB: 9780300258967, Yale University Press, September 2022
696 pp., 26x19 cm, 500 colour and black&white illus.
Best known for the production of Aalto's famous bentwood furniture, Artek was a multifaceted design company that created numerous innovative products. This extensively illustrated book is based on an extraordinary range of newly discovered archival m...
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Social Fabrics Inscribed Textiles from Medieval Egyptian Tombs
ISBN: PB: 9780300260090, Yale University Press, November 2021
176 pp., 26x26 cm, 130 colour illus., 14 black&white illus.
Social Fabrics looks at tiraz – highly prized textiles enhanced with woven, embroidered, or painted inscriptions in Arabic – to trace the structure of medieval Egyptian society during a transformative period. It reveals a story as interwoven and comp...
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Tudor Textiles
ISBN: PB: 9780300260571, Yale University Press, August 2021
208 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 132 colour illus.
At the Tudor Court, textiles were ubiquitous in decor and ceremony. Tapestries, embroideries, carpets, and hangings were more highly esteemed than paintings and other forms of decorative art. In 16th-century Europe, fine textiles were so costly that...
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Electrifying Design A Century of Lighting
ISBN: HB: 9780300254570, Yale University Press, March 2021
220 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 132 colour illus.
Offering the first comprehensive history of lighting design from the 20th and 21st centuries, "Electrifying Design: A Century of Lighting" explores how lighting has been integral to the development of modern design both in terms of aesthetics and tec...
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Object Lessons The Bauhaus and Harvard
ISBN: HB: 9780300254167, Yale University Press, February 2021
300 pp., 26x18.4 cm, 150 illus.
Founded by architect Walter Gropius (1883-1969) in 1919, the Bauhaus was the 20th century's most influential school of art, architecture, and design. After the school was shuttered under pressure from the Nazis in 1933, many Bauhaus artists brought t...
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David King Designer, Activist, Visual Historian
ISBN: HB: 9780300250107, Yale University Press, September 2020
240 pp., 29.2x20.3 cm, 260 illus.
This book offers a comprehensive overview to the work and legacy of David King (1943-2016), whose fascinating career bridged journalism, graphic design, photography, and collecting. King launched his career at Britain's Sunday Times Magazine in the 1...
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs
ISBN: HB: 9780906506233, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 33.7x23.5 cm, 900 illus.
Roger Billcliffe's groundbreaking catalogue raisonne of the furniture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh first appeared over four decades ago. This fourth edition has been completely revised and updated to take account of the host of discoveries and develo...
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