Zahrada a obydlí. Základní zásady zahradní komposice. [Garden and Dwellings. The Basic Principles of Garden Design.]. Sutnar, Ladislav, Otokar Fierlinger, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Zahrada a obydlí. Základní zásady zahradní komposice. [Garden and Dwellings. The Basic Principles of Garden Design.]
Zahrada a obydlí. Základní zásady zahradní komposice. [Garden and Dwellings. The Basic Principles of Garden Design.]
Zahrada a obydlí. Základní zásady zahradní komposice. [Garden and Dwellings. The Basic Principles of Garden Design.]
Zahrada a obydlí. Základní zásady zahradní komposice. [Garden and Dwellings. The Basic Principles of Garden Design.]
Modern Gardens - Book Design by Ladislav Sutnar

Zahrada a obydlí. Základní zásady zahradní komposice. [Garden and Dwellings. The Basic Principles of Garden Design.]

V Praze [Prague]: Vydal Jan Laichter, 1938. Cover, and typographical design by Ladislav Sutnar. First edition. Printed in only 1,500 copies. In publisher’s photographic wrappers. 55, [9] p., and 32 plates. Pages unstapled as customary for Czech books of the era. Wrappers slightly sunned at the top, and worn at the spine. Otherwise in fine condition.

A scarce Czech reference book on modern garden design, with Sutnar’s cover design, featuring Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater.

Otokar Fierlinger (1888–1941) was a Czech architect, landscape designer, and urban planner. While completing an internship in the US in the early 1920s he got acquainted with the works of Frank Lloyd Wright, and upon his return to Czechoslovakia as an author of several books on the topic began promoting the English and American Landscape Schools. Zahrada a obydlí is one of such works, illustrated with numerous photographs of garden designs throughout the centuries. The front cover is illustrated with a photo of Frank Lloyd Wright’s stunning building, the Fallingwater. The entire book was designed by Ladislav Sutnar (1897–1976), the Czech-American avant-garde graphic designer, a pioneer of information design, and information architecture

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Price: €800.00