Designers on Designers
By Susan Heinrichs Gray. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003. A nice collection of essays by prominent designers, on designers. Albert Hadley introduction. Pamela Banker on Sir John Soane; Mattia Bonetti on Jean Royere; Thomas Britt on Billy Baldwin; Robert Couturier on Germain Boffrand, Eileen Gray and Emilio Terry; Elissa Cullman on Henry Francis du Pont; Orlando Diaz-Azcuy on John Dickinson; Jamie Drake on Stephane Boudin; Arthur Dunnam on Jed Johnson; Ronald A. Grimaldi on Rose Cumming; Ashley & Allegra Hicks on David Hicks; Thomas Jayne on Edith Wharton & Ogden Codman's "The Decoration of Houses"; Pauline Metcalf on Frances Elkins; Juan Pablo Molyneux on Jacques-Ange Gabriel; Juan Montoya on Jean Michel Frank; Roberto Peregalli on Renzo Mongiardino; Suzanne Rheinstein on Elsie de Wolfe; Betty Sherrill on Eleanor Brown; Marjorie Shushan on Kalef Alaton; William Sofield on Donald Deskey; John Stefanidis on Philippe Starck; Carleton Varney on Dorothy Draper; Bunny Williams on Sister Parish; Ron Wilson on Michael Taylor; Vicente Wolf on David Hicks. Book and jacket in very good condition.