Mid Century Modern - Australian Furniture Design

Author(s): Kirsty Grant


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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General Fields

  • : 9780724103874
  • : National Gallery of Victoria
  • : National Gallery of Victoria
  • : June 2014
  • : August 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kirsty Grant
  • : Hardback
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