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The midcentury modern landscape / Ethne Clarke.

By: Clarke, Ethne [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, 2017Description: 222 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.ISBN: 1423645804; 9781423645801.Subject(s): Gardens -- Design -- Pictorial works | Midcentury modern (Architecture) -- Pictorial works
Contents:
To live in a new world -- Frank Lloyd Wright and finding a language for modern architecture and landscape -- Bauhaus bows out -- Landscape and plantsmanship in England and Europe -- West Coast modernism and outdoor living -- Make it midcentury -- Contrasts in design -- Bold approaches -- Make it midcentury, but make it yours -- Sheltering: screen and shade -- Defining places -- A plan with plants --
Summary: "The Midcentury Modern Landscape explores the origins of midcentury modern garden design for the home, revealing how designers at the time blurred the divisions between indoors and outdoors, creating gardens that were for living, a style that went on to inspire contemporary gardens around the world. The Midcentury Modern Landscape is a fresh guide for those seeking bold approaches to redefine their outdoor space, or wishing to learn more about the history of mid century modern aesthetics."--Publisher's website.
List(s) this item appears in: New to the Library: March 2018
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Item holds
Lending Books Tall Shelves SB472 .C52 2017 (Browse shelf) Available
Total holds: 0

First published in the United Kingdom as The Mid-Century Modern Garden by Frances Lincoln, an imprint of The Quarto Group.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. To live in a new world -- Introduction -- Frank Lloyd Wright and finding a language for modern architecture and landscape -- Bauhaus bows out -- Landscape and plantsmanship in England and Europe -- West Coast modernism and outdoor living -- 2. Make it midcentury -- Introduction -- Contrasts in design -- Bold approaches -- Make it midcentury, but make it yours -- Sheltering: screen and shade -- Defining places -- A plan with plants -- Select bibliography -- Index -- Photo credits -- Author biography.

"The Midcentury Modern Landscape explores the origins of midcentury modern garden design for the home, revealing how designers at the time blurred the divisions between indoors and outdoors, creating gardens that were for living, a style that went on to inspire contemporary gardens around the world. The Midcentury Modern Landscape is a fresh guide for those seeking bold approaches to redefine their outdoor space, or wishing to learn more about the history of mid century modern aesthetics."--Publisher's website.

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