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Mid-Century Modern : Australian Furniture Design

written by Kirsty Grant

National Gallery of Victoria | ISBN 9780724103874

Hardback – 224 pages


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-- This title will be released mid-July 2014. Please pre-order now for delivery upon publication. --

Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design is the first major survey and indepth look at one of the most innovative and influential periods (1940s to 1970s) in Australian design. This exquisite volume includes lush photographs of more than 100 iconic pieces by key designers of the period, including Grant Featherston, Douglas Snelling, Fred Lowen and Clement Meadmore. Exposed to the technological developments and international design trends of the time, these Australian designers created unique, elegant and affordable modernist works.

First major publication on Australian mid-century furniture in more than twenty years
The publication includes detailed new contemporary photography of these iconic Australian pieces
Includes an illustrated timeline of major design developments of the period and brief biographies of artists and designers.

Published to coincide with Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design to be held at The Ian Potter Centre, NGV Australia, Federation Square, 30 May – 19 October 2014

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