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Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media, Paperback / softback Book

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media Paperback / softback

Edited by Anca I. Lasc, Georgina Downey, Mark Taylor


Designing the French Interior traces France's central role in the development in the modern domestic interior, from the pre-revolutionary period to the 1970s, and addresses the importance of various media, including drawings, prints, pattern books, illustrated magazines, department store catalogues, photographs, guidebooks and films, in representing and promoting French interior design to a wider audience.

Contributors to this original volume identify and historicise the singularity of the modern French domestic interior as a generator of reproducible images, a site for display of both highly crafted and mass produced objects, and the direct result of widely-circulated imagery in its own right.

This important volume enables an invaluable new understanding of the relationship between architecture, interior spaces, material cultures, mass media and modernity.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Professional interior design
  • ISBN: 9781350013896



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