DESIGN OF MODERN INTERIORS James Ford & Katherine Ford




MID-CENTURY MODERN-Modernism

Price: 

$75
Specifications
Designer/Artist
Designer VerificationBy and Documented
Country of origin
United States
Material and techniquesCloth covered boards and paper
Condition
Slight edge wear, no dust Jacket. Overall very good
Reference
MPD-007721
Shipping and handling
$5.70 insured
Description

RARE BOOK:

DESIGN OF MODERN INTERIORS

James Ford and Katherine Morrow Ford
New York: Architectural Book Publishing Co., 1942. Fifth printing from 1945. Maroon cloth stamped in white.

8.5 x 11 hardcover book with 130 pages and 324 photographs. Introductory text on contemporary design, and several sections on interior design trends, organizing space in the home, furniture and color, followed by a comprehensive visual presentation of interiors and furniture (many by Julius Shulman, Ezra Stoller, Richard Garrison, Alvar Aalto, Donald Deskey, Paul Frankl, Bruno Mathsson, Samual Marx, Richard Neutra and more) and plans with analytical captions. The book includes several examples from the Museum Of Modern Art's exhibit, "Organic Design," in addition to other furniture and interior views. This book highlights the primary examples of the International style in terms of residential architecture in the United States during the 1930s. One of THE classic pictorial records of modern interior design in Pre-war America.