The G-Plan Revolution
A Celebration of British Popular Furniture of the 1950s and 1960s
- Publication Date: December 1, 2007
- Imprint: Booth-Clibborn Editions
- Trim Size: 9 1⁄2 x 13
- ISBN: 9781861543103
- Page Count: 240
Catching the trend for vintage collecting, this book is an illustrated history of mass market furniture from the 1950s to the 1970s, complete with retro illustrations and advertising. With a focus on UK manufacturers, the most notable of which was G-Plan, the content will appeal to anyone with an interest in the design of those times. An artwork in itself, the book sets its design in he social and cultural context of the period and has a truly original feel.
About the authors
Basil Hyman has a family firm of furniture manufacturers who have been in business since the 1920s.
Steven Braggs is a keen collector of sixties furniture, the creator of an online resource center about the fifties, sixties and seventies and co-author of Sun Sea and Sand, The Great British Seaside Holiday (Tempus 2006).