Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, And Beauty
Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty
Eva Zeisel was one of the twentieth century's most influential ceramicists and designers of modern housewares. Her distinctive take on modern industrial design was inspired by organic form and brought beauty and playfulness to housewares, earning her designs a beloved place in midcentury homes. This richly illustrated volume—the first-ever complete biographical account of Zeisel's life and work—presents an extensive survey of every line she ever created, all captured in gorgeous new photography, plus 28 short essays from scholars, collectors, curators, and designers. The definitive book on the grande dame of twentieth-century ceramics, this is an essential resource for anyone who appreciates modern design.
"A loving look at both her life and her work, with stunning photographs that beautifully showcase Zeisel's creations." - BookPage
"It is a pleasure to find a book that combines elegant design and readability with thorough research, especially when the subject is the fascinating 105-year life of ceramic designer Eva Zeisel.... A beautifully illustrated survey of the life and work of an important designer, useful to both collectors and readers interested in 20th-century modernism." -Library Journal
"At once scholarly and intimate, this book honors the...