Gilbert Rohde: Modern Design for Modern Living

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Few designers did more to influence the appearance of postwar American interiors than the furniture designer Gilbert Rohde (1894-1944). This first in-depth book on Rohde explores how he brought an industrial design perspective to the furniture industry and, in the process, introduced modernism to a broad range of Americans, especially through his modular furnishings. By tracing his career at the Herman Miller Furniture Company, where Rohde was a designer in the 1930s and 1940s, Phyllis Ross places his work in a broad ...

Gilbert Rohde: Modern Design for Modern Living 2009, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300120646

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