New York's Finest Prewar Apartments
The Dakota. The Apthorp. The San Remo. The names of these legendary New York apartment buildings evoke images of marble- ...
The Art of Structural Tile
Since the time of ancient Rome, architects, engineers, and builders have struggled with the problem of building domed ce ...
Expanded Practice in Interior Design
What is taste? This well-curated collection documents new theories and emerging critical practices in the field of inter ...
Twentieth-Century Pattern Design, Revised Edition
Patterns---bold, colorful, muted, delicate, intricate, splashy, spare, figurative, abstract, dizzying, calming---are the ...
The Complete Works of Percier and Fontaine
Known as "Napoleon's architects," Charles Percier (1764-1838) and Pierre Fontaine (1762-1853) were not only the Emperor' ...
Alvar Aalto Houses
Over the course of a career spanning more than fifty years, Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) desig ...
Architect of Photography
Balthazar Korab's recent passing at the age of eighty-six was met by a deep appreciation for his work and a tremendous o ...
Geography of Home
Writings on Where We Live
Geography of Home has been hailed as "an appealing, insightful collection of musings on the architecture, psychology, an ...
Sexuality and Space
Sexuality and Space's interdisciplinary essays address gender in relation to architectural discourse and critical theory ...
Toward a New Interior
An Anthology of Interior Design Theory
Interior design, as a relatively young discipline within the academic world of design, has historically been interpreted ...
Brothels of Nevada
Candid Views of America's Legal Sex Industry
The state of Nevada is known as a place for quick money, 24-hour marriages, and easy divorces. But it's also the only pl ...
Design Beyond Vision
A powerful reminder to anyone who thinks design is primarily a visual pursuit, The Senses accompanies a major exhibition ...
Fashioning the French Interior
Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann, Pierre Chareau, Robert Mallet-Stevens, Charlotte Perriand, Eileen Gray: together these designers ...
Architect of Photography
No one captured the midcentury modernism of the Mad Men era better than Balthazar Korab. As one of the period's most pro ...
John McAndrew's Modernist Vision
From the Vassar College Art Library to the Museum of Modern Art in New York
John McAndrew's Modernist Vision tells the compelling story of the architect,scholar, and curator John McAndrew, who pl ...