Furniture and Interiors of the 1940s

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The 1940s marked a period of transition in interior design: the quarrel between ancient and modern was outdated, the combination of function and art was essential, and interior designers were more focused on new creations rather than on post-war reconstruction. The style of this period exhibits all the contradictions that arise from a society that was in a general state of shock, unsure of what the future would hold. Exemplary cabinet making marks the period, featuring famous names like T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbing and George ...

Furniture and Interiors of the 1940s 2003, Flammarion-Pere Castor, Paris, France

ISBN-13: 9782080111586