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Mid-Century Modern Design: Decorative Arts

Some Mid-Century Modern Decorative Arts Designers

Nanna Ditzel
Alexander Gerard
Poul Henningsen
Arne Jacobsen
Jacob Jensen
Henning Koppel
Stig Lindberg
Raymond Loewy
Bruno Munari
George Nelson
Eliot Noyes
Sven Palmqvist
Robert Welch
Russel Wright
Eva Zeisel

Some Mid-Century Modern Collections

Mid-Century Modern Graphic Design. A visual catalogue.

MId-Century Modern Decorative Arts

Chavkin, Dan, and Lisa Thackaberry. Hand-in-Hand: Ceramics, Mosaics, Tapestries, and Woodcarvings by the California Mid-Century Designers Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman. NK1412 A25 C53 2014.

Conkelton, Sheryl. What It Meant to Be Modern: Seattle at Mid-Century. N6535 S4 C66 2000.

Fiell, Charlotte, and Peter Fiell, eds. Decorative Art 50s. NJ1390 A134 2000.

Fiell, Charlotte, and Peter Fiell, eds. Decorative Art 60s. NJ1390 A136 2000.

Fiell, Charlotte, and Peter Fiell, eds. Decorative Art 70s. NK1390 A138 2000.

Fiell, Charlotte, and Peter Fiell. Robert Welch: Design: Craft & Industry. NK1535 W45 A4 2015.

Heller, Steven, and Elain Lustig Cohen. Born Modern: The Life and Design of Alvin Lustig. NK1535 L87 H45 2010.

Koplos, Janet. Makers: A History of American Studio Craft. 2013.

Moss, Murray. Georg Jensen: Reflections. OVERSIZED HD8039 S5262 D4 2014.

Mussari, Mark. Danish Modern: Between Art and Design. BH301 M54 M87 2016.

Wright, Russel. Russel Wright, Good Design Is For Everyone: In His Own Words: Designs for Living, Home, Woodland Garden. NK1412 W75 A35 2001.

Find More

Find more material on mid-century modern design in the Library Catalog. Select the Books & Media option and search for the subjects listed below:

Designers United States

Design United Sates History 20th Century

name of a specific designer, such as Jacobsen Arne (be sure to put the last name first)

Find articles in magazines and journals by searching the indexes and databases listed on the following library guides:

Databases for Art

Databases for Design



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