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    Scandinavian Modern (Hardback) By (author) Magnus England, By (author) Christina Schmidtt

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    DescriptionModern Scandinavian homes are enviably relaxed and welcoming, filled with furniture and objects that are practical, functional, and beautiful. For many people, Scandinavian style conjures up images of pale blonde wood and pared-down,clutterfree interiors. In reality, it's far from minimal. Scandinavian Modern introduces the most important designers and their work and explores some of the most interesting homes in Scandinavia. The first section, Elements, takes a lively look at Scandinavian design in the context of materials: wood, glass, textiles, ceramics, and so on. The second section, Living, offers a visual survey of 12 outstanding homes in Denmark, Sweden and Finland, from modern country houses to sophisticated city-centre apartments.The accompanying text provides a fascinating insight into each home, describing its design and evolution. Many of the homes featured are those of celebrated twentieth-century Scandinavian designers, such as the Dane Poul Kjaerholm or Finnish architect and designer Eero Aarnio.

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    Scandinavian Modern
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Magnus England, By (author) Christina Schmidtt
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 224 mm
    Height: 256 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 920 g
    ISBN 13: 9781849754347
    ISBN 10: 1849754349

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.3
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DN
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: WJK
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET190
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SCANDN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    B&T General Subject: 280
    BISAC V2.8: ARC007000
    B&T Approval Code: A04303000
    BISAC V2.8: HOM003000
    B&T Approval Code: A97303200
    BIC subject category V2: 1DN
    DC22: 747.0948
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 729.0948
    LC classification: NK2057 .E54 2013
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    Edition statement
    Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
    Imprint name
    Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
    Publication date
    30 March 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Magnus Englund, who wrote the text, and Chrystina Schmidt, who sourced the locations, are co-founders and director of Skandium, a chain of stores selling modern Scandinavian furniture and homeware. They co-wrote Scandinavian Modern (Ryland Peters & Small).