C. Geoffrey HOLME - S. B. WAINWRIGHTDecorative Art 1930.
London, The Studio Limited, ["The Studio" Year Book], (1930).
4to, publisher’s wrappers printed in black, white and green. VIII-188pp. 6 colour plates and numerous b/w photographic illustrations throughout showing designs by Adnet, Compagnie des Arts français, Victor Bourgeois, Marcel Breuer, Le Corbusier, Deutsche Werkstätten, Djo-Bourgeois, Maurice Dufrène, Walter Gropius, Chermayeff, Dim, O. Schenk, Théodore Haviland, René Herbst, Josef Hoffmann, de Koninck, La Maîtrise, Mallet-Stevens, Gio Ponti, Sutnar, Wiener Werkstätte and many others. Complete.
First Edition of a great source of information on the arts of the period.
Interesting volume which contains the important article by Le Corbusier “Twentieth Century Living and Twentieth Century Building”, and sections on “New Influences in Architecture” (the modern movement: concrete construction), “British Domestic Architecture”, “The Modern Home and its Decoration”, “Interiors and Furniture”, “Pottery and Glasware”, “Electric Light Fittings”, “Metal Work”, and “Textiles”.
A very good fresh copy.
Ref. Sims & Reed, The Studio: A Bibliography, 289/25