“A gorgeous homage to the Ackermans.” — LA Magazine
A special autographed edition of Hand-in-Hand: Ceramics, Mosaics, Tapestries, and Woodcarvings by the California Mid-Century Designers Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman signed by Jerome Ackerman.
Hand-in-Hand tells the story of Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman’s influential work and craftsmanship and the complementary skills and talents that fueled it. Their individualistic and innovative techniques ensured that great design be both accessible and affordable. The book chronicles the contributions of the Ackermans and tracks the couple’s careers in the decorative arts from their beginnings to the creation of Jenev Design Studio and its eventual shift to ERA Industries, as well as their involvement in every prestigious California Design exhibition from 1954 to 1976.
Lauded by multiple publications including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Architectural Digest, the book features original drawings and photos. From the foreword by Jonathan Adler to the essays by design curators and historians, the book tells the inspiring story of a successful collaboration and celebrated partnership, in not only design, but in life.
Autographed hardcover copy of Hand-in-Hand, 240 pages with 232 photos. $75.00 each plus $8.00 shipping/insurance.