Scandinavian Style

Scandinavian Style

by Bradley Quinn, Alexander Crispin
     
 

This international sourcebook traces the design and interior traditions of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland. In addition to focusing on architecture, furniture, and 20th century movements from Functionalism to Danish Modernism, it covers modern living and the decorative traditions that have influenced Scandinavian style: Gustavian, Neoclassical, Chinoiserie

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This international sourcebook traces the design and interior traditions of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland. In addition to focusing on architecture, furniture, and 20th century movements from Functionalism to Danish Modernism, it covers modern living and the decorative traditions that have influenced Scandinavian style: Gustavian, Neoclassical, Chinoiserie, as well as inspirations from the Middle East and Asia Minor. A special chapter explores how modern designers such as Gunilla Allard, Thomas Sandell, and Pia Wall have used new materials, as well as updated traditional ones, to create innovative furniture and products for the home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840913255
Publisher:
Conran
Publication date:
09/15/2003
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.75(w) x 11.25(h) x 0.75(d)

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