Art Deco Bookbindings: The Work of Pierre Legrain and Rose Adler

Yves Peyré and H. George Fletcher
120 pages
7.25 x 9.25 inches

The Art Deco designs of Pierre Legrain and Rose Adler transformed bookbinding into a medium of playful and dazzling experimentation and craftsmanship. Their colorful, imaginative works, often made of exotic materials, are found only in a few prized collections. This book contains a collection of more than fifty design maquettes and realized bindings, accompanied by insightful texts that introduce the work and discuss its revolutionary effect on modern design.