Item description for 1000 Lights, Vol. 1: 1878 to 1959 by Charlotte Fiell...
Designed to be a companion to the classic title 1000 Chairs, this two-volume edition contains an awesome selection of over 1200 lights. Presented chronologically by decade are history's most interesting electric lights, from Edison's first light bulb 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 will be represented: Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern Movement, De Stijl, Postwar, Pop, Radical, Post-Modern and Contemporary.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.39" Width: 8.11" Height: 1.5" Weight: 4.76 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2005
ISBN 382281606X ISBN13 9783822816066
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More About Charlotte Fiell
Charlotte Fiell is a leading design historian who has written numerous bestselling books on all aspects of design, from industrial products to graphic communications. She studied at the British Institute in Florence and at Camberwell College of Arts, London, where she received a BA(Hons) in the History of Drawing and Printmaking with Material Science. She later trained at Sotheby's Institute, also in London.