The Complete Designers’ Lights (1950-1990)

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Clémence & Didier KRZENTOWSKI: “The Complete Designers’ Lights (1950-1990)”

JRP Ringier publishers for Galerie Kreo Paris, 2012. 8vo in original hardcover. 398 pages, richly color illustrated with text in English. Front cover with stain, not too bad (please see attached photo) and not affecting the interior of book which is clean and overall a very good copy

First edition of this important and hard-to-find reference work on modern lamp designs including 500, created and produced between 1950 and 1990: Clémence and Didier Krzentowski, the founders and directors of the leading contemporary design gallery Kreo (in Paris), have been collecting lights for 30 years. With an emphasis on Italian and French light design, their collection is the most important of its kind, comprising nearly 500 works of all kinds from the 1950s to the 1990s, and including significant groups of works by Paulin, Garrice, Castiglioni and Sarfatti. Conceived as a catalogue raisonné of this astounding collection, The Complete Designers’ Lights (1950–1990) provides an invaluable overview of light design and furniture history. It includes a discussion between Didier Krzentowski, Constance Rubini (curator of the Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs) and design critic Pierre Doze, as well as an essay by the design and art critic Alex Cole

The Complete Designers' Lights (1950-1990)