Let there be light: The most important lamps and lights in 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, from Edison's first light bulb to Tiffany's beautiful lamps to completely outrageous designs from the late 1960s and 1970s as well as the latest LED technology. The book with 704 pages from the Taschen-Verlag considers all essential styles - such as Jugendstil, Art Deco, the beginnings of modernism, post-war art, pop, postmodernism and contemporary art.
An essential collector’s piece for design enthusiasts!
Charlotte J. and Peter M. Fiell run a design consultancy in London which is specialised in buying and selling, evaluation and marketing of design objects. The authors have held numerous lectures, curated exhibitions and published a number of articles and books about designers and design, including the TASCHEN books 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A–Z, Designing the 21st Century and Scandinavian Design.
- Edition: Hardcover
- Size: 14.5 x 19.5 cm
- Pages: 639
- ISBN 9783836546768