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Modern Furniture and Material Research

Modern Furniture and Material Research

By (author) Fang Hai
By (author) Qiuli Lin

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Publishing 10th Oct 2022
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    • This book is richly illustrated throughout with more than 300 full-colour images and offers incisive commentary on the historical, economic, social, and cultural influences of various materials in the design and production of furniture across the early modern, late modern and contemporary eras
    • Includes an in-depth analysis of the use of a wide range of materials, such as solid wood, bent wood, plywood, metal, synthetic materials, Chinese bamboo, cane, and rattan, as well as cantilevered structures
    • Researched and written by two eminent epistemologists in the fields of modern furniture history and design
    Full Description

    This sophisticated book shines a spotlight on the wide range and application of materials in use across the multitude of contemporary furniture designs around the world. Many furniture designers, interior designers, architects, and interior designers are seeking a stronger understanding of what there is to know about making successful modern furniture design decisions that enables them to provide creative and stylish furniture solutions that encompass the right materials and optimise spatial design, while delivering a beautiful aesthetic. Researched and written by two experts in the field of modern furniture design, Modern Furniture and Material Research offers a comprehensive analysis of the historical, economic, social, and cultural influences of various materials on the development of furniture across the early modern, late modern, and contemporary eras. The book also includes details on furniture production and application of materials, such as solid wood, bent wood, plywood, metal, synthetic materials, Chinese bamboo, cane, rattan, and cantilevered structures. Featuring more than 300 stunning full-colour photographs and illustrations, these pages offer a systematic and detailed account of material methodologies in furniture design worldwide. This is an essential book for every practitioner involved in spatial design.

    About the Author

    Fang Hai (b. 1963, Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China) has a professional background in industrial design, architectural and environmental design, and design history research. Fang Hai is a Distinguished Professor of the "Hundred Talents Program" of Guangdong University of Technology, a doctoral supervisor, and Dean of the School of Art and Design.

    Qiuli Lin graduated from the School of Art and Design, Guangdong University of Technology, and her main research direction is furniture and interior design, industrial products, and creative design.

    Specifications
    Publisher
    Images Publishing Group
    ISBN
    9781864709414
    Publish date
    10th Oct 2022
    Binding
    Paperback / softback
    Territory
    World excluding Japan and South East Asia
    Size
    260 mm x 185 mm
    Pages
    326 Pages
    Illustrations
    330 color, 3 b&w
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