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Author: Charlotte Fiell; Peter Fiell
Publisher: Köln : Taschen, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Designed to be a companion to our classic title 1000 Chairs, this edition contains an awesome selection of over 1,000 lights. Presented chronologically by decade are the 20th century s most interesting electric lights, from Tiffany s beautiful leaded-glass shades to completely outrageous designs from the late 1960s and 1970s to the latest high-tech LED lamps. All major styles are represented here Arts & Crafts, Art  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Fiell; Peter Fiell
ISBN: 9783836546768 3836546760
OCLC Number: 843857877
Language Note: English with parallel French and German translation.
Notes: Originally published in two volumes, 2005.
Description: 639 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : the evolution of artifical light = Einleitung : die Evolution des künstlichen Lichts = Introduction : l'évolution de l'éclairage artificiel --
Lights in the 20th century = Leuchten im 20. Jahrhundert = Les luminaires au 20e siècle.
Other Titles: One thousand lights
Responsibility: eds. Charlotte & Peter Fiell.

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You'll find 1000 bright ideas in this journey through 20th-century lighting design. Presented chronologically by decade, you'll find the most interesting electric lights, from Tiffany's beautiful  Read more...

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