Princeton University Library Catalog

Michigan modern : design that shaped America / Amy L. Arnold, Brian D. Conway, editors.

Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, [2016]
First edition.
352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 336-338) and index.
The beginnings -- Kahn's industry: an architecture of integrated design / Brian Carter -- Pure design: the modern legacy of Emil Lorch and the architecture program at the University of Michigan / Amy L. Arnold -- Cranbrook Academy of Art: architecture's cradle of modernism / Gregory Wittkopp -- Modernizing the American lifestyle -- the automobile and design -- The perfect storm: art and design in the automobile industry / Tracy Powell -- Automobility for all: Norman Bel Geddes designs America / Donald Albrecht -- Where today meets tomorrow: the General Motors technical center / Susan Skarsgard -- Michigan, modernism, and suburbia: Victor Gruen and Northland Center / Alan Hess -- The car and what came of it: Michigan modern: one the road with John Margolies / Gabrielle Esperdy -- Modern design and home furnishings -- Grand Rapids Furniture and mass-produced modernism / Christian G. Carron -- Threads: the people, events, and beliefs that make Herman Miller what it is today / Steve Frykholm and Clark Malcolm -- Alexander Girard / Todd Oldham -- George Nakashima and the Widdicomb Furniture company / Mira Nakashima -- Competition, collaboration, and connection: Cranbrook in 1939 / Leslie S. Edwards -- Interview with Ruth Adler Schnee, textile designer / Debbie Millman -- The Knoll look: Florence Schust Knoll Bassett and the reinvention of the modern interior / Amy L. Arnold and Jessica L. Puff -- Modernizing recreation -- Plastic fantastic: the fiberglass boatbuilding industry in Holland, Michigan / Geoffrey D. Reynolds -- Interview with Jim Miller-Melberg, artist / Debbie Millman -- Michigan's modern architecture legacy -- Alden B. Dow: individual growth / Craig McDonald -- A Usonian Michigan: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellows / Katherine Kirby White -- Eero Saarinen: from Cranbrook to international influence / Jayne Merkel -- A challenge to the future: Eliel and Eero Saarinen and the General Motors Technical Center / Emily T. Cooperman -- An extraordinary workshop: Eero Saarinen and Associates, 1950-61 / Todd A. Walsh -- Serenity and delight: the architectural humanism of Minoru Yamasaki / Dale Allen Gyure -- Ralph Rapson: design and the mercy of inspiration / Rip Rapson -- Interview with Gunnar Birkerts, architect / Debbie Millman -- Balthazar Korab: photographing Michigan's modern legacy / John Comazzi -- Michigan's influence -- Import-export: Esther McCoy, California modernism, and the Michigan influence / Emily Bills -- Conversations and convergences: Michigan modern renewed / Anthony Fontenot, Susan S. Szenasy, and Reed Kroloff -- Michigan modern: design that shaped America exhibition retrospective.
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  • 1423644972 (hardcover)
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