Interiors + Industrial Design. Volume CXI, Number 2, September, 1951. Cover by Roberto Mango. Mr. Mango also became the new art director with this issue of Interiors + Industrial Design.
Schroeder, Francis de N, editor.
Price: 160.00 USD
New York: Whitney Publications, 1951. 4to. 200 pp. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Some of the articles: Tribute and obituary by the editor to William Randoph Hearst, one of the greatest collectors of decorative arts, The ninth Triennale: a report on Milan's great international exhibition of interior design, architecture and industrial design, written by Walter Dorwin Teague, Parking space for 8 automobiles: at the Museum of Modern Art, space, sun, air, and luxury called to order: a house, a Gruen and Krummeck house, Good design: selections for mid year 1951, in the showrooms: a review of new furniture. Among the ads: full page ad for finland house featuring the lamps of Paavo Tynell, full page ad for Knoll Associates by Herbert Matter showing molded plastic chairs by Eero Saarinen, full page ad for Jens Risom Design, full page ad for the Howard Miller Company fireplace accessories in the modern idiom of wrought steel and iron in custom quality black finish designed by George Nelson, full page ad for Herman Miller showing chairs and tables of laminated beech and walnut made by Fritz Hansen of Copenhagen, full page ad for heifetz manufacturing company by allan harrison showing table lamp designed by Joseph Burnett noting that it is a Museumof Modern art award lamp, full page ad for Dunbar Furniture, full page ad for Orrefors glass, full page ad for Directional Contemporary Furniture featuring the predictor line of 18 contemprary pieces designed by Paul McCobb, full page ad for Constance Fabrics featuring a design by Ken Scott, etc. The slightest of wear to the covers otherwise fine. .