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Knoll Textiles Nineteenhundredfortyfive Ð twothousandten.

Martin, Earl (editor).

Edité par Bard Graduate Centre/2011., 2011
ISBN 10: 0300170696 / ISBN 13: 9780300170696
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Titre : Knoll Textiles Nineteenhundredfortyfive Ð ...

Éditeur : Bard Graduate Centre/2011.

Date d'édition : 2011

Reliure : Hardback.

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Colour & Black and White illustrations. VG, without dust jacket (as issued). Oversize; Postage & Packing may cost extra. N° de réf. du libraire 20780

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Synopsis : In 1940, Hans Knoll founded a company in New York that soon earned a reputation for its progressive line of furniture. Florence Schust joined the firm and helped establish its interior design division, the Knoll Planning Unit. In 1947, the year after their marriage, Hans and Florence Knoll added a third division, Knoll Textiles, which brought textile production in line with a modern sensibility that used colour and texture as primary design elements. In the early years, the company hired leading proponents of modern design as well as young, untried designers to create textile patterns. The division thrived in the late 1940s through 1960s and, in the following decade, adopted a more international outlook as design direction shifted to Europe. In the late 1970s and 1980s, Knoll tapped fashion designers and architects to bolster its brand. The pioneering use of new materials and a commitment to innovative design have remained Knoll's hallmarks to the present day. With essays by experts, biographies of about eighty designers, and images of textiles, drawings, furniture, and ephemera, "Knoll Textiles, 1945-2010" is the first comprehensive study devoted to a leading contributor to modern textile design. Highlighting the individuals and ideas that helped shape Knoll Textiles over the years, this book brings the Knoll brand and the role of textiles in the history of design to the forefront of public attention.

Critique: "A stunning, brick-size compilation of little-known and rarely seen materials, . . The book's design is mesmerizing ... Graphically, Knoll Textiles bridges the divide between scholarship and enjoyment."-Steven Heller, New York Times Book Review -- Steven Heller New York Times Book Review "Published as a catalog in conjunction with a recent exhibition at New York City's Bard Graduate Center, this opus is the size of an encyclopedia-and it's just as useful as one."-Surface Surface Won First Prize for the 2012 AAM Museum Publications Design Competition for the Exhibition Catalogues Category. -- First Prize Publication Design Competition American Association of Museums (AAM) Honorable Mention for the 2012 San Francisco Book Festival award for Photography and Art. -- Photography/Art Honorable Mention San Francisco Book Festival Winner of the 2011 50Books/50Covers Book Design competition sponsored by Design Observer, AIGA, and Designers & Books. -- 50 Books designers & books

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