170 Years of Design
- Publication Date: September 1, 2008
- Imprint: Abrams Books
- Trim Size: 8 7⁄8 x 8 7⁄8
- ISBN: 9780810972933
- Page Count: 304
- Illustrations: 275 full-color illustrations
- Rights: World/All
Since its inception 170 years ago, Tiffany & Co. has become synonymous with elegant, stylish design and alluring luxury, creating the world's most dazzling jewelry and decorative objects. Today, its signature blue box is recognized the world over and can be had (for a price, of course) at more than 150 locations around the globe.In Tiffany Style, Tiffany's design director John Loring gathers for the first time in one volume the most renowned and memorable pieces ever produced by the company. In this "best of Tiffany" collection, readers will find a spectacular array of objects, from Louis Comfort Tiffany's famous lamps and vases to opulent silver tea sets to Andy Warhol's whimsical Christmas illustrations to Elsa Peretti's signature heart pendant. Drawing from a rich selection of design sketches and vintage and contemporary photography, all taken from Tiffany's unparalleled archives, as well as new photography taken especially for this book by Harry Benson, Tiffany Style reveals the company's fascinating history and evolution through its most unforgettable creations.
About the author
John Loring, design director of Tiffany & Co. since 1979, is the author of Abrams’ Tiffany Colored Gems; Tiffany Pearls; Tiffany Diamonds; Greetings from Andy: Christmas at Tiffany’s; Tiffany in Fashion; and Tiffany Flora & Flauna, as well as numerous other books on Tiffany style and entertaining. He lives in New York.