1000 Lights: 1878 To Present by Charlotte Fiell1000 Lights: 1878 To Present by Charlotte Fiell

1000 Lights: 1878 To Present

EditorCharlotte Fiell, Peter Fiell

Paperback | August 1, 2006

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Light up your life: Luminary design since the invention of the light bulb Designed to be a companion to the classic title 1000 Chairs, this edition contains an awesome selection of over 1000 lights. Presented chronologically by decade are history's most interesting electric lights, from Edison's first light to Tiffany's beautiful leaded glass shades to completely outrageous designs from the late 1960s and 1970s to the latest high-tech LED lamps. All major styles are represented here?Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern Movement, De Stijl, Postwar, Pop, Radical, Post-Modern, and Contemporary?in 704 pages of truly illuminated works. This definitive reference work is a must-have for collectors and design fans. The editors: Charlotte J. and Peter M. Fiell run a design consultancy in London specializing in the sale, acquisition, study and promotion of design artifacts. They have lectured widely, curated a number of exhibitions, and written numerous articles and books on design and designers, including TASCHEN?S 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A-Z, Designing the 21st Century, Graphic Design for the 21st Century, and Scandinavian Design.
Title:1000 Lights: 1878 To PresentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:703 pages, 7.9 × 6.08 × 1.95 inPublished:August 1, 2006Publisher:Taschen America LlcLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3822852872

ISBN - 13:9783822852873

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worth the Retail Price Interesting book for a student of design or a person in the lighting field. Appreciated the English-German-French translation throughout the book.
Date published: 2007-10-03