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1000 Lights

Hardcover, 5.7 x 7.7 in., 2.41 lb, 640 pages
US$ 20
Multilingual Edition:
English, French, German
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You’ll find 1000 bright ideas in this journey through 20th-century lighting design. Presented chronologically by decade, you’ll find the most interesting electric lights, from Tiffany’s beautiful leaded-glass shades to outlandish 1960s designs and the latest high-tech LED lamps.

Light up your life

Luminary design of the 20th century

Designed to be a companion to our classic title 1000 Chairs, this edition contains an awesome selection of over 1000 lights. Presented chronologically by decade are the 20th century’s most interesting electric lights, from Tiffany’s beautiful leaded-glass shades to completely outrageous designs from the late 1960s and 1970s to the latest high-tech LED lamps. All major styles are represented here—Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern Movement, De Stijl, Postwar, Pop, Radical, Postmodern, and Contemporary—in 640 pages of truly illuminated works.

This definitive reference work is a must-have for collectors and design fans.
The editor and author

Charlotte & Peter Fiell are well known design writers, having written over sixty books on the subject. Among their various areas of specialization is the realm of transportation design in all its diverse forms. They have also lectured widely, guest taught courses, curated exhibitions, and consulted to manufacturing companies, museums, salerooms, and major private collectors around the world. Together they have written numerous TASCHEN books, including 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A–Z, 1000 Lights and Scandinavian Design. They also edited TASCHEN's Decorative Art series and the 12-volume domus 1928–1999 and have most recently authored the double-volume Ultimate Collector Cars.

1000 Lights
Hardcover, 5.7 x 7.7 in., 2.41 lb, 640 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-4676-8
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
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1000 Lights (Bibliotheca Universalis)
1000 Lights
US$ 20
1000 Lights (Bibliotheca Universalis)