'A handsome and authoritative compilation of postwar furniture design from the 1940s, 50s, and 60s ... A thorough and entertaining record of an important period in design history'
'Like a modern-day Sears & Roebuck wish book for collectors, this hefty coffee-table book features more than 450 big, full-color photographs that capture a comprehensive survey of furniture from the period... Equal parts inspirational and envy-inducing, this book is sure to delight even the most discerning collectors'
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
'Mid-century modern is hot... An overview of the impactful era with more than 450 colorful illustrations as well as both histories and other little-known facts about both well and lesser-known design icons'
The Detroit News
'[A] stately compendium ... Bradbury explains how pop art and technological innovations informed these pieces ... Furniture porn for devotees of modern design, but also be a dandy introduction for casual admirers of the style'
'While numerous books surveying midcentury modern style have appeared over the years, this volume is specifically for the increasing collector’s market in midcentury modern design, focusing on each piece of furniture as an object of formal invention, manufacturing intelligence, and material innovation'
Aspire Design and Home
'A highly engaging and informative book with vivid pictures that celebrates an era of unforgettable and influential style... Will likely delight both fans of interior design and art history buffs, but it’s also accessible to the casual but curious reader'
'This visual encyclopedia is full of glorious surprises, from Europe to the Americas, Brazil and Japan. Chairs and chaises, tables and beds, cabinets and desks are grouped thematically, with lively texts explaining each entry. Every designer and collector will make at least a few discoveries …The diversity and creativity of this selection engenders a sense of awe'
The World of Interiors