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"Pierre Chareau" Architect / Designer Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a first English edition of the monograph on the important architect and designer Pierre Chareau (1883-1950). Both the book and dust jacket are in good condition, 347 pages wh...
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20th Century Books

  • "Pierre Chareau" Architect / Designer Book
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H 12.00 in. W 9.00 in. D 1.00 in.
Hermes, La Beaute En Voyage Book about the Designer Labels Luggage
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This beautifully presented book illustrates the collection of luxurious travel objects made by the world-famous brand Hermes. In the latter years of the 19th century Emile Hermes tra...
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20th Century Books

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"Valentino" Book on Italian fashion designer
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This handsome book is a monograph on the Italian fashion designer Valentino. It was published in a small number limited to only 6,000, bound in black silk boards, printed on light bl...
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20th Century Books

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"Fornasetti, The Complete Universe" Book on 20th century Italian Designer
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Large hardback book in slipcase, 685 pages lavishly illustrated throughout with color and black and white photographs. This book is the most complete overview of the more than sevent...
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20th Century Books

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1960's L'Art Et La Mode Designer Fashion Book's 5 Piece
Located in New York, NY
L'Art Et La Mode 5 piece fashion books. Very heavy large size books with pictures from the best designers from 1960's. Approximate measurements of each book :W 9.5" Tall 13" Dept 1....
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21st Century and Contemporary Clothes

Fashion Designers A-Z, Akris Edition
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Fashion masterpieces Defining designers of the 20th and 21st centuries and their most remarkable works From Azzedine Alaïa, Cristóbal Balenciaga and Coco Chanel, to Alexander M...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Books

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Acrylic

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  • Fashion Designers A-Z, Akris Edition
H 13.2 in. W 10.3 in. D 3.1 in.
Fashion Designers A-Z, Stella McCartney Edition
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Fashion masterpieces Defining designers of the 20th and 21st centuries and their most remarkable works From Azzedine Alai¨a, Cristo´bal Balenciaga, and Coco Chanel, to Alexande...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Books

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Acrylic

100 Designers' Favorite Rooms Projects of the World's Finest Designers 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
100 Designers' Favorite Rooms: Selected Projects of the World's Finest Designers and Architects by John L. Pellam. Barons Who's Who, 1993. 1st Ed hardcover with dust jacket. This boo...
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1990s American Books

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Through a Designer’s Eye A Focus on Interiors
Located in London, GB
A sumptuous presentation of impeccably Classic interiors by Matthew Patrick Smyth. Matthew Patrick Smyth is renowned for elegant, sophisticated rooms that combine sumptuous fabric...
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21st Century and Contemporary Books

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Camillo Bertuzzi 1819-1894 'Jewellery Designer', 'BOOK'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a large volume which is dedicated to the life and work of this prolific Italian designer who lived and worked in Paris, Florence and London, where he designed for such as Bou...
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20th Century Books

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Fornasetti Designer of Dreams, Book by P. Mauries
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A fine paperback copy, this being the first edition in this form. 285 pages with 600 illustrations of which 116 are in colour. The book looks back at the career of this much sought a...
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20th Century Books

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Billy Baldwin Decorates, Book on Iconic Interior Designer
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
In this book Billy Baldwin one of the most illustrious American decorators of the 20th century gives advice on how to decorate a home giving specific information on every room in the...
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20th Century Books

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Making Rooms Your Own Lessons from Interior Designers
By Rizzoli International Publications
Located in New York, NY
An invitation to enter the residences of some of the top interior designers in the world--see their style and practicality in action, and adopt some of their winning ways. With pi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Books

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London Uprising-Fifty Fashion Designers, One City Book
Located in London, GB
"A backstage pass into the studios of the capitals coolest designers. A gorgeous tome." Sunday Telegraph, Stella magazine "London has always been a creative hub... This handsomely i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Books

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Cabinet Makers and Furniture Designers by Hugh Honour
By Hugh Honour
Located in valatie, NY
Cabinet Makers and Furniture Designers by Hugh Honour. Feltham: The Hamlyn Publishing Group, Limited, 1972. Second edition, re-released hardcover with dust jacket. 320 pp. A book on ...
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20th Century English Books

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"EILEEN GRAY & EILEEN GRAY" Designer 'Book and Pamphlet'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This book and pamphlet illustrates and analyses the full range of Eileen Grays designs of furniture for which she was best known, Interiors and completed Architectural projects of wh...
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20th Century Books

Gilbert Poillerat, "Maitre Ferronnier" Art Deco Metalware designer
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a beautifully photographed book with text in french by Francois Baudotabout the life and creations of one of the great designers and workers in ironwork. He started work towa...
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Late 20th Century Books

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Rene Herbst - Book on 20th century furniture designer
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Hardback book with dust jacket in very good condition. This is the 1990 first edition which is now out of print, so it is scarce. 363 pages profusely illustrated throughout in colour...
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20th Century Books

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"Thierry Despont, Houses" Book on American Architect and Designer
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Privately published in 1990 by the office of Thierry Despont to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Thierry W Despont Ltd, . One of a limited edition of only 1,000 copies, this book is...
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Late 20th Century Books

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Peter Adam, Eileen Gray, Architect or Designer "A Biography" Book
By Peter Adam
Located in London, GB
First edition, published by Thames and Hudson, 1987 This biography, written by Peter Adam, a friend of Eileen Gray in her later years, and admirer of her work, documents with many...
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Vintage 1980s British Books

At Home with Dogs and Their Designers Sharing a Stylish Life
By Rizzoli International Publications
Located in New York, NY
Written by Susanna Salk, Foreword by Robert Couturier, Photographed by Stacey Bewkes America's leading interior designers show readers how to live in the most stylish way with their...
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Books

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Andree Putman A Designer Apart Library or Coffee Table Book, 1990s
By Andree Putman
Located in New York, NY
A very beautiful and timeless library or coffee table book about designer Andree Putman. 'Andree Putman, A Designer Apart', 1990, New York. "Andree Putman is a designer with her ...
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1990s Spanish Modern Books

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Complete Designers Lights 1950-1990, 30 Years of Collecting 'Book'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
400 pages with hard covers (no dust jacket, as published) - illustrated in colour throught. Clemence and Didier Krzentowski, the founders and directors of the leading contemporary de...
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20th Century Books

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The Rihanna Book: Limited Edition (Fenty x Phaidon) featuring a designer stand
Located in London, GB
<p><b>Clear the coffee table! Rihanna invites you into her world with this stunning visual autobiography that comes with a limited edition stand created in collaboration with the art...
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21st Century and Contemporary Books

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Greta Magnusson Grossman, A Car and Some Shorts 'Book on Swedish Designer'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This book was published to accompany the first major retrospective exhibition of her work, by the Swedish Museum of Architecture. Greta Magnusson Grossman was a Swedish born designer...
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20th Century Books

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Motion and Beauty, the Book of Nanna Ditzel 'Danish Furniture Designer'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A hardback book published in 1998, which looks at the life and work of Nanna Ditzel, a much sought after Danish Furniture designer of the second half of the 20th century. She studied...
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20th Century Books

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"Jules et Andre Leleu" Book on 20th century furniture designers
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A beautiful book featuring the works of a brotherly design team of Jules and Andre Leleu, covering a period of 50 years from 1922 into the 1970s. Much of the most beautiful furniture...
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Vintage 1980s Books

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Andre Arbus by Georges Waldemar - catalogue on 20th century designer
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is an extremely rare limited edition work about Andre Arbus, who was one of the most important French Art Deco and modernist Architects, Designers and Furniture makers, publishe...
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20th Century Books

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Book "Ensembles Mobiliers" Vol. 16 on 20th century furniture designers
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is an A 4 size folio which shows period room sets and furniture designed by some of the greats of the 20th century, including Leleu, Jean Royère, Jacques Adnet, Gustave Gautier...
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Mid-20th Century Books

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Splendor of Marble Marvelous Spaces by the Worlds Top Architects and Designers
By Rizzoli International Publications
Located in New York, NY
The first book to examine the many ways this beautiful stone can be incorporated into a home environment, describing the unique nature of marble and the leading role it plays in the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Books

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Anatomy for Interior Designers and How to Talk to a Client by Francis Schroeder
Located in valatie, NY
‘Anatomy for Interior Designers’ and ‘How to Talk to a Client’, by Francis de N. Schroeder. Whitney Publications Inc, New York, 1954. 2nd Ed, 2nd printing hardcover no dust jacket. A...
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Vintage 1950s North American Books

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Andree Putman, a Designer Apart Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This book is the 1st edition English translation which was published in 1990 on the life and career of French designer Andree Putman who was known for her Minimalist interiors and fu...
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20th Century Books

  • Andree Putman, a Designer Apart Book
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H 12.5 in. W 9.5 in. D 1.25 in.
FORNASETTI - Designer of Dreams (books)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A hard back book with dust jacket based on the extensive career of this sought after and most important of Italian designers, who created a unique style based on illusion, architectu...
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20th Century Books

  • FORNASETTI - Designer of Dreams (books)
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H 12.00 in. W 9.00 in. D 1.33 in.
Women Artists Designers Sculptors Bourgeois Gray Parsons Aycock Pepper S/6 Books
By Various Makers
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A collection of six coffee table sized books of women artists. Covering a fascinating group of ground-breaking feminist artists. Louise Bourgeois, by Marie-Laure Bernadac. Hardbou...
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Late 20th Century American International Style Books

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Fashion Designers A-Z, Etro Edition
By Etro
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Fashion masterpieces Defining designers of the 20th and 21st centuries and their most remarkable works From Azzedine Alai¨a, Cristo´bal Balenciaga, and Coco Chanel, to Alexande...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Books

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Acrylic

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  • Fashion Designers A-Z, Etro Edition
H 13.2 in. W 10.3 in. D 3.1 in.
Andree Putman: A Designer Apart
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A very nice, now out of print hard back book with its dust jacket in very good condition. Andree Putman - a designer with her roots in the thirties taking inspiration from the likes ...
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20th Century Books

  • Andree Putman: A Designer Apart
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H 12.00 in. W 9.00 in. D 1.50 in.
Star Interior Designers. Book.
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
using prestigious and stylistic vision, this book gives not only an around the world tour to the best interior design projects but also it is an inspiring reference that gives altern...
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21st Century and Contemporary Books

Star Interior Designers. Book.
H 9.75 in. W 7.25 in. D 1.33 in.
"Pierre Chareau" Architect / Designer Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a first edition of the monograph on the important architect and designer Pierre Chareau (1883-1950). Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent condition, 338 pages which...
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Vintage 1980s Books

  • "Pierre Chareau" Architect / Designer Book
  • "Pierre Chareau" Architect / Designer Book
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  • "Pierre Chareau" Architect / Designer Book
H 12.00 in. W 9.00 in. D 1.00 in.
Eileen Gray, Architect/Designer 'Book'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This copy is the updated and revised edition on the life and career of the renowned architect and designer Eileen Gray. She was a self taught architect who designed and built 2 legen...
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20th Century Books

  • Eileen Gray, Architect/Designer 'Book'
  • Eileen Gray, Architect/Designer 'Book'
  • Eileen Gray, Architect/Designer 'Book'
  • Eileen Gray, Architect/Designer 'Book'
H 10.75 in. W 7.50 in. D 1.00 in.
Andree Putman, A Designer Apart Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a very good copy of this now out of print book on the life and career of Andree Putman who was one of the foremost designers of the second half of the 20th century. Her roots...
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20th Century Books

  • Andree Putman, A Designer Apart Book
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H 12.00 in. W 9.00 in. D 1.50 in.
"PIERRE CHAREAU - Designer and Architect" Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A large paperback book which was published in 1992. The book focuses in depth on probably his most famous design "La Maison de Verre" (the Glass House), along with other houses, furn...
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20th Century Books

  • "PIERRE CHAREAU - Designer and Architect" Book
  • "PIERRE CHAREAU - Designer and Architect" Book
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H 11.75 in. W 8.94 in. D 0.66 in.
Suzanne Belperron, Book on Famed Designer
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
The long awaited book on the life and work of one of the twentieth centuries most talented and influential jewellery designers. Initially working for Maison Rene Boivin before starti...
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20th Century Books

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  • Suzanne Belperron, Book on Famed Designer
  • Suzanne Belperron, Book on Famed Designer
  • Suzanne Belperron, Book on Famed Designer
  • Suzanne Belperron, Book on Famed Designer
H 11.25 in. W 11.25 in. D 1.33 in.
Camillo Bertuzzi 1819-1894 (Jewellery Designer)
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a large volume which is dedicated to the life and work of this prolific Italian designer who lived and worked in Paris, Florence and London, where he designed for such as Bou...
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20th Century Books

  • Camillo Bertuzzi 1819-1894 (Jewellery Designer)
  • Camillo Bertuzzi 1819-1894 (Jewellery Designer)
  • Camillo Bertuzzi 1819-1894 (Jewellery Designer)
  • Camillo Bertuzzi 1819-1894 (Jewellery Designer)
H 14.00 in. W 10.50 in. D 2.50 in.
Interior Designer David Hicks Style & Design First Edition Book 1987.
By David Hicks
Located in Oakland Park, FL
1st edition book by David Hicks. "David Hicks Style & Design." 1987 Hardcover
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Late 20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Books

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At Home in the English Countryside Designers and Their Dogs
By Rizzoli International Publications, Nina Campbell
Located in New York, NY
An intimate celebration of British country life with all the hallmarks of how design and dogs are as intertwined as roses and Wellingtons. This dreamy look into some of the most beau...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Books

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"ARNE JACOBSEN - Architect & Designer," Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Arne Jacobsen was one of the architects and designers who made Danish Design world famous, along with the like of Hans Wegner, Finn Juhl and Poul Kjaerholm. This book follows his car...
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20th Century Books

  • "ARNE JACOBSEN - Architect & Designer," Book
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  • "ARNE JACOBSEN - Architect & Designer," Book
H 9.25 in. W 9.75 in. D 0.69 in.
Andree Putman, A Designer Apart Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This book is the 1st edition English translation which was published in 1990 on the life and career of French designer Andree Putman who was known for her minimalist interiors and fu...
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20th Century Books

  • Andree Putman, A Designer Apart Book
  • Andree Putman, A Designer Apart Book
  • Andree Putman, A Designer Apart Book
  • Andree Putman, A Designer Apart Book
H 12.5 in. W 9.5 in. D 1.25 in.
"Fornasetti - Designer of Dreams" Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A beautiful hardback book and dustjacket, published in 1991 to coincide with an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert museum in London, 288 pages with over 600 lavish illustrati...
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20th Century Books

  • "Fornasetti - Designer of Dreams" Book
  • "Fornasetti - Designer of Dreams" Book
  • "Fornasetti - Designer of Dreams" Book
  • "Fornasetti - Designer of Dreams" Book
H 12 in. W 9 in. D 1.5 in.
Camillo Bertuzzi (Jewellery Designer) Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a large volume which is dedicated to the life and work of this prolific Italian designer who lived and worked in Paris, Florence and London, where he designed for the likes o...
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Antique 19th Century Books

  • Camillo Bertuzzi  (Jewellery Designer) Book
  • Camillo Bertuzzi  (Jewellery Designer) Book
  • Camillo Bertuzzi  (Jewellery Designer) Book
  • Camillo Bertuzzi  (Jewellery Designer) Book
H 14.00 in. W 10.00 in. D 2.00 in.
Josef Frank, Architect And Designer
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Softcover edition published in 1996. Throughout his career Frank charted an original and complex version of modernism that expressed a unique view of the modern home and its furnishi...
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20th Century Books

  • Josef Frank, Architect And Designer
  • Josef Frank, Architect And Designer
  • Josef Frank, Architect And Designer
  • Josef Frank, Architect And Designer
H 12.00 in. W 9.00 in. D 0.85 in.
Nicky Haslam "A Designer's Life" Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This book is a fascinating insight into the glamorous and creative world of Nicky Haslam, the acclaimed decorator who is renowned for his flamboyant, opulent and chic style. In this ...
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20th Century Books

"Paolo Buffa Designer 1939-1968" Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a soft backed pamphlet on the important Italian furniture designer Paolo Buffa, who was best known for his midcentury furniture designs. There are 40 plates mainly with black...
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20th Century Books

  • "Paolo Buffa Designer 1939-1968" Book
  • "Paolo Buffa Designer 1939-1968" Book
  • "Paolo Buffa Designer 1939-1968" Book
  • "Paolo Buffa Designer 1939-1968" Book
H 11.00 in. W 8.75 in. D 0.25 in.
"Josef Frank, Architect And Designer" Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
First Softcover edition published in 1996. The book accompanied an exhibition of the same name in 1996 at The Bard Center in New York. Throughout his career in architecture and inter...
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20th Century Books

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Paper

  • "Josef Frank, Architect And Designer" Book
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  • "Josef Frank, Architect And Designer" Book
H 12.00 in. W 9.00 in. D 0.85 in.
"Le Corbusier, Designer: Furniture, 1929" Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Hardback book with dust jacket, both in good condition. 102 pages profusely illustrated with black & white plates, illustrations and diagrams, this is the English text translation. P...
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20th Century Books

  • "Le Corbusier, Designer: Furniture, 1929" Book
  • "Le Corbusier, Designer: Furniture, 1929" Book
  • "Le Corbusier, Designer: Furniture, 1929" Book
  • "Le Corbusier, Designer: Furniture, 1929" Book
H 10.00 in. W 8.00 in. D 1.00 in.
100 Designers' Favorite Rooms by John L. Pellam
Located in valatie, NY
100 Designers' Favorite Rooms by John L. Pellam. Laguna Beach: Baron's Who's Who, 1994. Hardcover with dust jacket. 234 pp. A coffee table book of selected projects by interior desig...
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20th Century American Books

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Ettore Sottsass, Designer, Artist, Architect, Hans Höger
By Hans Höger
Located in London, GB
First edition, published by Wasmuth, 1993 A profile of Ettore Sottsass’s work and career, starting with his early work as a graphic artist to his influential role as creator of th...
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Late 20th Century German Books

Alberto Pinto - Book on Paris based Interior Designer
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Published to celebrate the first twenty years of Pinto's interior design work, this is a now scarce and much sought after book from 1992 illustrates the glamorous interiors created b...
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20th Century Louis XIV Books

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PAAVO TYNELL, ja Taito Oy 'Finnish Lighting Designer'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a catalogue in soft covers produced by The Design Museum of Helsinki, 125 pages with text in Finnish which is well illustrated throughout. Paavo Tynell was best known for his...
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20th Century Books

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The Garden Designer by Robin Williams, Signed First Edition
By Robin Williams
Located in valatie, NY
The Royal Horticultural Society, The Garden Designer by Robin Williams. London: Frances Lincoln Limited, 1995. Signed first edition hardcover with dust jacket. 207 pp. A great source...
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20th Century English Books

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Fornasetti, Designer of Dreams First Edition by Patrick Mauriès
By Patrick Mauriès
Located in valatie, NY
Fornasetti, designer of dreams by Patrick Mauriès. New York: Thames and Hudson Inc., 1998. First American edition paper back. 287 pp. This graphic book was first published to coincid...
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20th Century American Books

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Designer Books For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of designer books available for sale. Each of these unique designer books was constructed with extraordinary care, often using paper, metal and other. There are 23 antique and vintage designer books for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 6 modern editions to choose from as well. Designer books have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Modern designer books are consistently popular styles. Designer books have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Rizzoli International Publications, Akris and Hugh Honour are consistently popular.

How Much are Designer Books?

Designer books can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $427, while the lowest priced sells for $35 and the highest can go for as much as $3,950.