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Greene & Greene furniture : poems of wood & light

Author: David Mathias
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Popular Woodworking Books, ©2010.
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One hundred years ago Charles and Henry Greene developed a new and distinctive architectural and decorative style that blended Arts & Crafts and Asian influences with California sensibility and obsessive attention to detail. That innovative style is instantly recognizable today. "David Mathias, author of this richly personal appreciation of the Greenes ... comes to Greene and Greene from the perspective of an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mathias, David.
Greene & Greene furniture.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Popular Woodworking Books, c2010
(DLC) 2010008546
(OCoLC)564132693
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Mathias
ISBN: 9781440311130 1440311137 9781440311123 1440311129 1283472619 9781283472616
OCLC Number: 775361135
Description: 1 online resource (175 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.).
Contents: Greene & Greene: an introduction --
A brief history --
Of England, New York, Japan and California --
Poems of wood and light --
A century later.
Other Titles: Greene and Greene furniture :
Responsibility: by David Mathias.

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Emphasises details in the work of Greene & Greene as well as their gestalt design philosophy (designing house, furniture, decorative arts) and the important influences on their work.  Read more...

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