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James Mont: The King Cole Penthouse By Todd Merrill
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The first book devoted to James Mont, the important and uniquely American Mid-Century interior and furniture designer. He established his reputation in America for creating custom clandestine bars... More > during prohibition for Hollywood stars and East Coast mobsters. By the mid-thirties he had a thriving design business based in New York City. His aesthetic was defined by combining post-Deco glamour with Oriental accents such as exotic finishes, smoked mirrors, and an abundance of silver and gilt. His characteristic designs often refashioned Asian motives, a transformation Mont described as “Chinese Modern”. It was very common for one of his creations to have more than a dozen layers of lacquer and/or gold leaf.< Less
James Mont: The King Cole Penthouse By Todd Merrill
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The first book devoted to James Mont, the important and uniquely American Mid-Century interior and furniture designer. He established his reputation in America for creating custom clandestine bars... More > during prohibition for Hollywood stars and East Coast mobsters. By the mid-thirties he had a thriving design business based in New York City. His aesthetic was defined by combining post-Deco glamour with Oriental accents such as exotic finishes, smoked mirrors, and an abundance of silver and gilt. His characteristic designs often refashioned Asian motives, a transformation Mont described as “Chinese Modern”. It was very common for one of his creations to have more than a dozen layers of lacquer and/or gold leaf.< Less
mid-century modern chairs & something interesting By katie-anne williams
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Hello. This is my graphic design & Illustration, self promotional piece. A book of iconic chairs. A book of interesting facts. The pairing of each subject with an obsure or interesting fact... More > shows my keen ability to research and analyse information, and recognize which parts are most engaging. The layout demonstrates that I can design, develop and create a method of visually communicating this information to make it memorable. All sketches and hand typography are my own illustrations. Katie-anne Williams lives in East Vancouver, where she spends her free time knitting cozy scarfs and enjoying her collection of vintage suitcases and old books. Her interest in communication design began in her first history of furniture class, where she learnt that a good story is much more memorable than just names and dates.< Less
mid-century modern chairs & something interesting By katie-anne williams
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Hello. This is my graphic design & Illustration, self promotional piece. A book of iconic chairs. A book of interesting facts. The pairing of each subject with an obsure or interesting fact... More > shows my keen ability to research and analyse information, and recognize which parts are most engaging. The layout demonstrates that I can design, develop and create a method of visually communicating this information to make it memorable. All sketches and hand typography are my own illustrations. Katie-anne Williams lives in East Vancouver, where she spends her free time knitting cozy scarfs and enjoying her collection of vintage suitcases and old books. Her interest in communication design began in her first history of furniture class, where she learnt that a good story is much more memorable than just names and dates.< Less
The American Frugal Housewife By Lydia M. Child
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Originally published in 1832, this extraordinary manual for the homemaker of modest means is far more than a mere “cookbook.” In an age before electricity, refrigeration or any other... More > modern convenience, the fine art of storing, preparing and serving food presented difficulties unimagined in our time, challenges our forebears mastered with ingenuity, hard work, the inherited knowledge of generations past, and the sheer American pluck required to make the cheerful best of any social or economic situation. Also included are instructions for making soap, beer and wine, for repairing worn clothing and furniture, for enduring poverty, and even for rightly educating one’s daughters. A rich treasure trove of practical frontier knowledge, Lydia M. Child’s The American Frugal Housewife is an essential volume for contemporary homesteaders, antiquarian collectors, and anyone who longs for a firsthand taste of real American history.< Less
The American Frugal Housewife By Lydia M. Child
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Originally published in 1832, this extraordinary manual for the homemaker of modest means is far more than a mere "cookbook." In an age before electricity, refrigeration or any other... More > modern convenience, the fine art of storing, preparing and serving food presented difficulties unimagined in our time, challenges our forebears mastered with ingenuity, hard work, the inherited knowledge of generations past, and the sheer American pluck required to make the cheerful best of any social or economic situation. Also included are instructions for making soap, beer and wine, for repairing worn clothing and furniture, for enduring poverty, and even for rightly educating one's daughters. A rich treasure trove of practical frontier knowledge, Lydia M. Child's The American Frugal Housewife is an essential volume for contemporary homesteaders, antiquarian collectors, and anyone who longs for a firsthand taste of real American history.< Less
The American Frugal Housewife By Lydia M. Child
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Originally published in 1832, this extraordinary manual for the homemaker of modest means is far more than a mere "cookbook." In an age before electricity, refrigeration or any other... More > modern convenience, the fine art of storing, preparing and serving food presented difficulties unimagined in our time, challenges our forebears mastered with ingenuity, hard work, the inherited knowledge of generations past, and the sheer American pluck required to make the cheerful best of any social or economic situation. Also included are instructions for making soap, beer and wine, for repairing worn clothing and furniture, for enduring poverty, and even for rightly educating one's daughters. A rich treasure trove of practical frontier knowledge, Lydia M. Child's The American Frugal Housewife is an essential volume for contemporary homesteaders, antiquarian collectors, and anyone who longs for a firsthand taste of real American history.< Less
Timothy Campbell an Artist By Timothy Campbell
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Timothy Campbell an artisT KeEne, New Hampshire I am a self-taught / outsider artist. My work is in galleries throughout New England, Cape Cod, Atlanta, San Fransisco and also in the American Folk... More > Art Museum in New York City. I reside in southwestern New Hampshire with my Jack Russell Terrier, Otis Campbell, named after the character on the Andy Griffith Show. My work is both thought provoking and humorous. It has taken Folk Art to a new level. I was selected by "Early American Life" magazine as the 2010 Best & Listed in The Directory of Traditional American Crafts. My sculptural pieces are created entirely from recycled wood and metal. My painted furniture uses vintage pieces which gives them thier primitive appearence. Each piece is unique and one-of-a-kind. My work is in private collections throughout the United States and Europe. Visit my website at, www.tcampbellart.com< Less