1000 Lights: 1879 to 1959 & 1000 Lights: 1960 to Present
Edited by Charlotte & Peter Fiell
4to. pp. 576; 576. profusely illustrated. index. appendix. paperback. Koln: Taschen, .
Volume 1: ISBN-10: 382281606x / ISBN-13: 973822816066
Volume 2: ISBN-10: 3822824755 / ISBN-13: 9783822824757
Designed to be a companion to the classic title 1000 Chairs, this two-volume edition contains an awesome selection of over 1200 lights. Presented chronologically by decade are history's most interesting electric lights, from Edison's first light bulb to Tiffany's beautiful leaded glass shades to completely outrageous designs from the late 1960s and 1970s to the latest high-tech LED lamps. All major styles will be represented: Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern Movement, De Stijl, Postwar, Pop, Radical, Post-Modern and Contemporary