Ralph Rapson: Sixty Years of Modern Design

Ralph Rapson: Sixty Years of Modern Design

by Jane King Hession
     
 

ARCHITECT, artist, furniture designers, and educator, Ralph Rapson has played a leading role in the development and practice of modern architecture and design both nationally and internationally.  See more details below

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ARCHITECT, artist, furniture designers, and educator, Ralph Rapson has played a leading role in the development and practice of modern architecture and design both nationally and internationally.

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Numerous b&w photos and renderings illustrate this Minnesota architect's work<-->from highschool drawings (1932) to his furniture line for H.G. Knoll Associates (1945) to his design of the South Korean Embassy in Moscow (1998 with Doul International). The authors (which include his son Rip Rapson) discuss his professional development, his family life, and his mentors, including Eliel Saarinen and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. In addition to chronologies of Rapson's life and projects, the book contains an illustrated timeline of important modern buildings, which ambles across the bottom inch of each page. 10.75x11.25<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781890434144
Publisher:
Afton Historical Society Press
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
COLLECTOR
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
11.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.30(d)

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