This expanded, tenth-anniversary edition of Modern Americana: Studio Furniture From High Craft to High Glam (originally published in 2008) brings new life to Todd Merrill’s seminal examination of the great studio furniture makers who defined American high style in the 20th century.
Modern Americana covers one of the most collectible periods of historic design, including the work of Samuel Marx, Billy Haines, Wendell Castle, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Karl Springer, James Mont, J.B. Blunk, Michael Coffey, Wharton Esherick, Arthur Espenet Carpenter, Sam Maloof, Jack Rogers Hopkins, Paul Evans & Philip Lloyd Powell, Vladimir Kagan, George Nakashima, Silas Seandel, Charles Hollis Jones, Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, Tommi Parzinger, Harvey Probber, Edward Wormley, John Dickinson, Arthur Elrod, and Paul Laszlo.
Modern Americana Expanded Edition by Todd Merrill was published by Rizzoli in 2018. It is a 320-pages hardcover book.