literary pseudonym of the Moscow writer Gennady
The books from a series
OF FURNITURE ART".
"LIGHT & STYLES".
of Lighting Equipment.
HISTORY OF RUSSIAN AND WEST EUROPEAN FURNITURE MAKING
1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2008...
book represents the history of Russian and West European
furniture making. It includes typical pieces of period furniture
relating to various countries. Included here are also accessories
and raw materials, the list of the best Russian and European
furniture makers and a lot of interesting information never
The study bases itself on the rare sources related to 17
- 19 and the beginning of 20 centuries.
and STYLES. ENCYCLOPAEDIA.
History, interior, style, accessories, decor.
the richly illustrated album-encyclopedia the history of
the manufacture of interior doors from original sources
17 - 20 centuries which has never been published and is
little-known not only for a wide range of readers, but also
for the experts of design and architecture in Russia, is
described. 500 pages of the encyclopedia contains a large
number of graphics and background material, helps to understand
the styles of doors, and other interesting information for
the reader. The album presents the doors of all the classic
styles from Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland,
England, America and Russia. The book even presents the
projects of doors by Russian architects of USSR and of the
Third Reich. There is everything about interior doors in
the encyclopedia: materials for producing, decor. A collection
of accessories of the 10th-20th centuries, various types
of door devices, latches, hinges, locks and keys patented
in various styles, takes more than 10 pages. More than that
you can find here the special chapter devoted to secret
doors and doorways; you will learn how they masked them
in the wall panels and behind the furniture in the 13th-19th
The book is designed as a reference book not only for interior
designers and architects, decorators, film and theater artists,
leaders and organizers of production, buyers and workers
of shops, students and teachers of academies, of institutes
of art and woodwork and of building schools; and also it
can be interesting restorers, collectors, museum employees
as well as for other people who are interested in interiors
and history, or want to furnish his apartment in a modern
or classic style.
Neither in Russia nor abroad there are analogs of encyclopedia
according to the quality, volume and
information about interior doors. The book is presented
in two languages - Russian
and English.English translation of picture notes, print,
& Josef KOHN FURNITURE
"J. & J.
KOHN" ON THE FURNITURE MARKET OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA
history of Kohn furniture. More than 1600 illustrations
THONET ON THE FURNITURE MARKET OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA
history of Thonet furniture.
illustrated history of the furniture firm, which was a furniture
style designer in the second half of the 19 and at the beginning
of the 20 centuries. Michael Tonet, the founder of the largest
furniture empire, was the first to introduce the conveyer
method of manufacture.
About 2000 color and black-and-white illustrations and the
most complete catalogue with more than 1700 pieces of furniture
relating to the second half of the 19 and the beginning
of the 20 centuries.
The richly illustrated book presents the history of "The
Brothers Thonet" Firm. Included here are all the models
of the Viennese furniture delivered by the firm to imperial
Russia. You can also find here the description of accessories
and raw materials used in the manufacture of bent furniture.
The book contains a lot of interesting information never
published before. Even the pages of the catalogue are presented
in the "Thonet" style. The book can be useful
to the workers of antiquarian and furniture shops, collectors,
historians, restorers, museum employees, artists of theatre
and cinema, architects, designers, display arrangers studying
at art schools, and to many other people interested in the
history of furniture. Especially it will be interesting
to the chiefs and designers of furniture manufactures. New
is well forgotten old. So everyone can find here a lot of