Berlin: Verlag der Dokumente des Modernen Kunstgewerbes Dr. Heinrich Pudor, Ca. 1902. First edition Ex-Library. Softcover. Elephant Folio. 40pp. Original textured brown warps with gilt Jugendstil design and lettering by Peter Behrens printed to cover, protected by modern mylar. Periodical issuing various specialized series, e.g. Ceramics, Glass Industry, Interior Design, etc. This issue is a special issue of the series Light Fixtures with cover design by Peter Behrens and typography in Behrens Font. It is considered an exemplary design of the so-called "Linien-Kultus," emphasizing the effect on a plane surface rather than its spatial effect. Contains illustrated advertisements printed in gilt on inside back and back cover.
The issues contains illustrated contributions on jewelry for women showing samples by E. Becker, Th. Lambert, Paul Emile Mangeant, Marcel Bing, Ch. Boutet de Monvel, all Paris, Ph. Wolfers, Brussels, Willy O. Dreßler, Berlin, and Hans Söllner, Pforzheim, a contribution on the treatment of the material with examples by A. Millaud, Paris, Mogen Ballin, Copenhagen, P. Bruckmann, Heilbronn and others. Furthermore a contribution elaborating on the question of how to reorganize the Great Berlin Art Exhibition, and an extensive contribution on the economic impact of arts and crafts, this beautifully illustrated with samples by various international designers. The last five pages with news from the workshops of various European designers and Charles Rohlfs from Buffalo. Text in German, Behrens Font. Small library stamp at top right corner of first page. Last page loosened from staples but holding firm. Else in near fine condition. Near fine condition. Item #48440