Interiors + Industrial Design. Volume CVI, Number 5, December, 1946. Cover, layout and typography by Bernard Rudofsky. On the cover is a detail from a plate by Piranesi.
Schroeder, Francis de N. editor.
Price: 85.00 USD
New York: Whitney Publications, 1946. 4to. 163 pp. Predominantly illustrated in black with a few illustrations in color. Some of the articles: Shipboard design: comments by Edgar Kaufmann, Jr. Widdicomb puts out a line of furniture designed by Robsjohn-Gibbings, Ross Frankel designs; Rose Frankel builds. Mangel's in Birmingham, Ala. The Crown Room, Prince Mathabelli Inc. designed by William Pahlmann, Reorganization of a duplex apartment: Serge Chermayeff, architect, Stage design: art in modern ballet, by George Amberg, Industrial design: Individuality for mass-produced ceramics in the products of Design Technics, Inc, Sam H. Rosen, designer, Industrial design: Ceramic designs must meet new conditions of living, by Florence Forst. Among the ads: Full page ad for the Dunbar Furniture Company, Full page for Herman Miller with the following text: " The Herman Miller Furniture Company announces a new group of household furniture, designed by George Nelson, one of the leading U.S. exponents of modern design. The furniture will be introduced at the company's showrooms in Chicago, Los angeles and New York shortly after the beginning of 1947". An iconic ad. Fine. .