Scala Quin is a Canadian-based writer and editor and Fletcher Sibthorp, the consultant editor, is an expert on 20th-century furniture. He also served as the consultant for Collectables: 20th-Century Classics and Chairs: 20th-Century Collectables, also published by New Holland. Lighting: 20th-Century Classics (published by New Holland) includes more than 90 of the most desirable and iconic pendant lights, table lamps, floor and wall and ceiling designs from the last century. Organized by decade each entry comprises: a double-page spread, featuring a short essay on the classic under discussion and a photograph of that object; top tips on what to look out for when considering a purchase; a price guide in both pounds sterling and US dollars; and, key websites for further information about the piece. This book provides all the information you will need to make an informed decision when investing in a piece of classic design, whether it is a Tiffany lamp, a Poul Henningsen PH Artichoke or PH5 or a Verner Panton Moon Lamp. This gorgeous book is essential for anyone interested in style, design or interiors. This amazing book is essential for those who have interest in design, style or interiors.
May 21, 2014