A complete set of five volumes, each volume with a short introductory text and list of plates preceding 40 Art Deco pochoir plates depicting domestic interior design and associated items such as furniture, rugs, and other decorative arts, for a range of spaces including the living room, dining room, office, nursery, bedroom, and salon. Some light toning primarily to text leaves, extremely minor scattered chipping, volume 5 with a stain to upper right margin of list of plates and first plate only. 4to. Cloth-covered tie-bound boards portfolios, contents loose as issued. Damp stain to boards of volume no. 5, some very light age-darkening and soiling, overall remarkably fine condition. Paris (Editions Albert Lévy) 1928-1929.
The contributors to Répertoire du Gout Moderne including a number of notable architects and designers, including Elise Djo-Bourgeois, Etienne Kohlmann, Francis Jourdain, Max Vibert, Maurice Matet, Jean Luce, Marcel Goupy, André Lurçat, Charlotte Perriant, J.J. Adnet, Rose Adler, Jean Puiforcat, Jean-Charles Moreux, Noémi Skolnik, Robert Mallet-Stevens, Gabriel Guévrékian, Roger Ginsburger, Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann, Louis Sognot, Pierre Chareau, Da Silva Bruhns, and others. The plates in each volume provide a beautiful and wonderfully thorough glimpse at Art Deco-inspired interior design in 1920's Paris. Book ID: 48972