Modern Swedish design three founding texts

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Published by Museum of Modern Art in New York .

Written in English

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  • Design -- Sweden.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 348-349) and index.

Book details

Statementby Uno Åhrén ... [et al.] ; edited and with introductions by Lucy Creagh, Helena Kåberg, and Barbara Miller Lane ; essay by Kenneth Frampton.
ContributionsÅhrén, Uno, 1897-1977., Creagh, Mary., Kåberg, Helena., Lane, Barbara Miller., Frampton, Kenneth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK1461.A1 M63 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination351 p. :
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22675250M
ISBN 100870707221
ISBN 109780870707223
LC Control Number2008925655

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