Let there be Light!: The Most Important Lamps and Luminaires of the History
This edition accompanies the classic 1000 Chairs and presents an unusual selection of more than 1000 lights. It presents history's most interesting electric lights chronologically by decade, from Edison's first light bulb to Tiffany's beautiful leaded glass shades to completely outrageous designs from the late 1960s and 1970s to the latest high-tech LED lamps. The book with 704 pages considers all essential styles: Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern Movement, De Stijl, Postwar, Pop, Radical, Post-Modern and Contemporary.
An Indispensable Collection Item for Design Enthusiasts!
About the editor:
Charlotte and Peter Fiell have written numerous TASCHEN books, including 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A–Z, Scandinavian Design, Designing the 21st Century, Graphic Design for the 21st Century, 1000 Lights and Contemporary Graphic Design. They also edited TASCHEN’s Decorative Art series and the 12-volume domus 1928–1999.
- Edition: Hardcover
- Size: 14.5 x 19.5 cm
- Pages: 639
- ISBN 9783836546768