Bibliography of Resources for American Furniture: 1870 — 1970
Adamson, Jeremy. The Furniture of Sam Maloof. New York, NY: W.W. Norton, 2006.
Aslin, Elizabeth. The Aesthetic Movement: Prelude to Art Nouveau. London: Ferndale Editions, 1981.
Bascom, Mansfield. Wharton Esherick: the Journey of a Creative Mind. New York, NY: Abrams, 2010.
Bosley, Edward R. Greene & Greene. London: Phaidon Press, 2010.
Boyd, Virginia T., and Glenn Adamson. Contemporary Studio Case Furniture: the inside Story. Madison, WI: Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, 2002.
Cathers, David M. Furniture of the American Arts and Crafts Movement: Stickley and Roycroft Mission Oak. New York, NY: New American Library, 1982.
Cooke, Edward S. New American Furniture: the Second Generation of Studio Furnituremakers. Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989.
Cooke, Edward S. The Maker’s Hand: American Studio Furniture, 1940 – 1990. Boston, MA: MFA Publications, 2003.
Cunningham, Joseph. The Artistic Furniture of Charles Rohlfs. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009.
Eidelberg, M. Design: 1935 – 1965. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1991.
Fehrman, Cherie, and Kenneth Fehrman. Postwar Interior Design: 1945 – 1960. New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1987.
Fitzgerald, Oscar P. American Furniture: 1650 to the Present. Lanham, NY: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.
Fitzgerald, Oscar P. Studio Furniture of the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC: Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2007.
Frankl, P. T. Form and Re-Form: a Practical Handbook of Modern Interiors. New York, NY: Harper, 1930.
Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney. Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age: New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2016.
Gebhard, David. Kem Weber: the Moderne in Southern California, 1920 through 1941. Santa Barbara, CA: U Cal Art Galleries, 1969.
Giedion, S. Mechanization Takes Command: a Contribution to Anonymous History. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
Greenberg, Cara. Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950s. London: Thames & Hudson, 2000.
Greenhalgh, Paul. Art Nouveau, 1890 – 1914. London: V&A Publications, 2000.
Grier, Katherine C. Culture & Comfort: Parlor Making and Middle-Class Identity, 1850 – 1930. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2010.
Hanks, David A., and Donald Deskey. Donald Deskey: Decorative Designs and Interiors. New York, NY: Dutton, 1987.
Heinz, Thomas A., and Frank Lloyd Wright. Frank Lloyd Wright: Interiors and Furniture. London: Academy Editions, 1994.
Howe, Katherine S. Herter Brothers: Furniture and Interiors for a Gilded Age. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1994.
Kaplan, Wendy, and Bobbye Tigerman. California Design, 1930 – 1965 Living in a Modern Way: Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles County museum of art, 2011.
Kaufmann, Edgar. Introductions to Modern Design: What Is Modern Design and What Is Modern Interior Design. New York, NY: Arno, 1969.
Kimmerle, Constance, and Glenn Adamson. Paul Evans Crossing Boundaries and Crafting Modernism. Doylestown, PA: James A. Michener Art Museum, 2014.
Kirkham, Pat, and Susan Weber. History of Design Decorative Arts and Material Culture, 1400 – 2000. New York, NY: Bard Graduate Center, 2013.
Koplos, Janet, and Bruce Metcalf. Makers: a History of American Studio Craft. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.
Krenov, James. James Krenov, Worker in Wood. New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1981.
Larrabee, Eric, and Massimo Vignelli. Knoll Design. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1990.
Lutz, Brian. Knoll: a Modernist Universe. New York, NY: Rizzoli, 2010.
Madigan, Mary Jean Smith. Eastlake-Influenced American Furniture, 1870 – 1890; November 18, 1973-January 6, 1974, the Hudson River Museum. Yonkers, NY: Hudson River Museum, 1973.
Mang, Karl. History of Modern Furniture. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1979.
Mcclaugherty, Martha Crabill. “Household Art: Creating the Artistic Home, 1868 – 1893.” Winterthur Portfolio 18, no. 1 (1983): 1 – 26. https://doi.org/10.1086/496115.
Nakashima, George. The Soul of the Tree: A Woodworker’s Reflections. Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1982.
Nakashima, Mira, and George Nakashima. Nature, Form, & Spirit: the Life and Legacy of George Nakashima. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
Nelson, George. Problems of Design. New York: Whitney Library of Design, 1965.
Neuhart, John, Marilyn Neuhart, and Ray Eames. EAMES DESIGN. NEW YORK, NY: ABRAMS, 1989.
Ngo, Dung, and Eric Pfeiffer. Bent Ply: the Art of Plywood Furniture. New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Ostergard, Derek, and David A Hanks. “Gilbert Rhode and the Evolution of Modern Design.” Arts Magazine 56, no. 2 (October 1981): 98 – 107.
Pina, Leslie. Classic Herman Miller. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1998.
Pye, David. The Nature and Art of Workmanship: David Pye, .. Cambridge: University Press, 1968.
Ross, Phyllis. Gilbert Rohde: Modern Design for Modern Living. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009.
Schwartz, Marvin D., Edward J. Stanek, and Douglas K. True. The Furniture of John Henry Belter and the Rococo Revival: an Inquiry into the Nineteenth-Century Furniture Design through a Study of the Gloria and Richard Manney Collection. Edina, MN: Antiques and Books by Lise Bohm, 2000.
Stone, Michael A. Contemporary American Woodworkers. Layton, UT: Gibbs M. Smith., 1986.
Taragin, Davira Spiro., and Wendell Castle. Furniture by Wendell Castle. Detroit, MI: Fouders Society Detroit Institute of Arts, 1989.
Wilson, Kristina. Livable Modernism: Interior Decorating and Design during the Great Depression. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, in association with the Yale University Art Gallery, 2004.
Wright, Mary, and Russel Wright. Mary and Russel Wright’s Guide to Easier Living. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, Publisher, 2003.