- Publisher: Thames and Hudson / Wolfsonian Foundation
- Date published: 1995
- ISBN: 9780500237069
New York / Miami Beach, FL: Thames and Hudson / Wolfsonian Foundation, 1995. Softcover. VG-. May have slight damage to front cover along right edge. Bottom corners slightly bent. Clean contents.. Grey silverish wraps with color illustration. 352 pp. Numerous bw & color plates. Edited by Wendy Kaplan, this catalogue was prepared to accompany the inaugural exhibition of the Wolfsonian. Contents read as follows: Traditions transformed : romantic nationalism in design, 1890-1920 / Wendy Kaplan -- Germany design and national identity, 1890-1918 / Laurie A. Stein with contributions by Irmela Franzke -- The decorative arts in Amsterdam, 1890-1930 / Ellinoor Bergvelt -- The English compromise : modern design and national consciousness, 1870-1940 / Paul Greenhalgh -- Domesticating modernity : ambivalence and appropriation, 1920-1940 / Jeffrey L. Meikle -- Forging modern Italy : from wrought iron to aluminum / Irene de Guttry & Maria Paola Maino -- A "return to order" : issues of the vernacular and the classical in Italian inter-war design / Marianne Lamonaca -- Political things : design in fascist Italy / Dennis P. Doordan -- Design in inter-war Germany / John Heskett -- Emblems of production : workers in German, Italian, and American art during the 1930s / Bernard F. Reilly, Jr.