- Hardcover: 272 pages
- Publisher: Rizzoli; 1st edition (October 14, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0847830535
- ISBN-13: 978-0847830534
- Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 1.2 x 12.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4.2 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,696,162 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Modern Americana: Studio Furniture From High Craft to High Glam Hardcover – October 14, 2008
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"For serious collectors of midcentury American design, this information, along with the book's finely drawn profiles, makes Modern Americana a must-have." ~Art + Auction
"Todd Merrill and Julie V. Iovine revel in the revival of Modern Americana." ~Vanity Fair
"Exclusive furniture pieces from Wendell Castle, James Mont and others from the 1940s through the 1990s have become must-have items for today's modern collector, and this book revives all of the classic designs. ~Home & Design
"Twentieth-century design specialist Todd Merrill salutes Modernism's master furniture-makers..." ~New York Spaces
"This richly illustrated book not only covers the facts, it places artists within a social history that gives context to their lives and creations." ~AmericanStyle
“Modern Americana is valuable as well as entertaining for its abundant illustrations–images of the designers, their furniture, sketches and drawings and, most important to convey period ambience, the interiors featuring their work.” ~American Craft Magazine
About the Author
Todd Merrill is the proprietor of Todd Merrill Antiques in New York City, one of the premier galleries for limited-edition furniture designs. He was the head of communications at Christie’s from 1993–1994. Julie Iovine is the executive editor of The Architect’s Newspaper and was a regular contributor to the New York Times’ House and Home and Style sections.
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