Eva Zeisel was one of the twentieth century's most influential ceramicists and designers of modern housewares. Her distinctive take on modern industrial design was inspired by organic form and brought beauty and playfulness to housewares, earning her designs a beloved place in midcentury homes. This richly illustrated volume--the first-ever complete biographical account of Zeisel's life and work--presents an extensive survey of every line she ever created, all captured in gorgeous new photography, plus 28 short essays from scholars, collectors, curators, and designers. The definitive book on the grande dame of twentieth-century ceramics, this is an essential resource for anyone who appreciates modern design.
Eva Zeisel (1906-2011) is widely recognized as one of the twentieth-century's most distinguished designers of modern housewares. Pat Kirkham is a professor at Bard Graduate center and a prolific author of several books on design, gender and film. Pirco Wolfframm's graphic design work and writings on design have been exhibited and published internationally. Brent C. Brolin is a professional photographer.