Aero: Beginning to Now:
In the follow-up to the bestselling American Modern, Aero celebrates 20 years of the famed Aero design studio with an intimate look at its founder Thomas O'Brien's design philosophy. From O'Brien's vivid reminiscences about his early days in art school in Manhattan to the opening and development of his paired studio and store, Aero covers the history and aesthetic of this Soho, New York, landmark. Showcasing never-before-seen images of the store through the years, O'Brien's first homes, Soho lofts, and Aero's signature refurbished vintage furniture, this book gives readers access to the archives of a working design studio and store.
Published October 15, 2013. Hardcover. 272 pages.
Measurements: 11.3" x 9.8"
Care: Wipe with a dry cloth
Founded in 1949, Abrams has the distinction of being the first publishing house in the United States to specialize in art and illustrated books. Today the New York-based company maintains seven imprints and counts writer Susan Orlean, photographer Richard Avedon, and graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister among its stable of authors. Abrams catalogs list beautifully designed volumes that contain everything from cooking, architecture, decoration, sports and entertainment, pop culture, and children’s comics.