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Michigan modern : design that shaped America

Amy L. Arnold editor.; Brian D. Conway editor.

First edition.. 2016

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Architecture Collection  (NA 2750 .M53 2016 )()

  • Title:
    Michigan modern : design that shaped America
  • Author: Amy L. Arnold editor.; Brian D. Conway editor.
  • Description: The beginnings -- Kahn's industry: an architecture of integrated design / Pure design: the modern legacy of Emil Lorch and the architecture program at the University of Michigan / Cranbrook Academy of Art: architecture's cradle of modernism / Modernizing the American lifestyle -- the automobile and design -- The perfect storm: art and design in the automobile industry / Automobility for all: Norman Bel Geddes designs America / Where today meets tomorrow: the General Motors technical center / Michigan, modernism, and suburbia: Victor Gruen and Northland Center / The car and what came of it: Michigan modern: one the road with John Margolies / Modern design and home furnishings -- Grand Rapids Furniture and mass-produced modernism /
    Threads: the people, events, and beliefs that make Herman Miller what it is today / Alexander Girard / George Nakashima and the Widdicomb Furniture company / Competition, collaboration, and connection: Cranbrook in 1939 / Interview with Ruth Adler Schnee, textile designer / The Knoll look: Florence Schust Knoll Bassett and the reinvention of the modern interior / Modernizing recreation -- Plastic fantastic: the fiberglass boatbuilding industry in Holland, Michigan / Interview with Jim Miller-Melberg, artist / Michigan's modern architecture legacy -- Alden B. Dow: individual growth / A Usonian Michigan: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellows / Eero Saarinen: from Cranbrook to international influence^^
    A challenge to the future: Eliel and Eero Saarinen and the General Motors Technical Center / An extraordinary workshop: Eero Saarinen and Associates, 1950-61 / Serenity and delight: the architectural humanism of Minoru Yamasaki / Ralph Rapson: design and the mercy of inspiration / Interview with Gunnar Birkerts, architect / Balthazar Korab: photographing Michigan's modern legacy / Michigan's influence -- Import-export: Esther McCoy, California modernism, and the Michigan influence / Conversations and convergences: Michigan modern renewed / Michigan modern: design that shaped America exhibition retrospective.
  • Local Note: acq2017arc
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publisher: Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith
  • Format: 352 pages ; 32 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781423644972;ISBN 1423644972
  • Subjects: Design -- Michigan; Modernism (Aesthetics) -- Michigan; Design; Modernism (Aesthetics); Michigan
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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