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Charles and Ray Eames Designers of the Twentieth Century by Pat Kirkham

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Individual designers,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Design,
  • Art,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Design - Furniture,
  • Industrial Design - General,
  • Architecture / General,
  • Design - General,
  • Biography,
  • Designers,
  • Eames, Charles,
  • Eames, Ray,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages520
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9702428M
ISBN 100262611392
ISBN 109780262611398

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