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Hardcover Century of Design, A: Design Pioneers of the 20th Century Book

ISBN: 0764151223

ISBN13: 9780764151224

Century of Design, A: Design Pioneers of the 20th Century

The 20th century has been unique in the history of art and design, uniting creative imaginations with hi-tech and mass-production methods. The result has been well designed products available to an unprecedented number of people. Many of these objecs have found their way into the world's finest museums, but even more beneficial has been their presence and common use in households around the world. This volume tells this fascinating story, combining...


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Written by a well-known British design historian at the Royal College of Art, this 270-page clothbound overview of design and designers, arranged by style and movement as well as time period, features 500 full-color illustrations, a helpful glossary, and worldwide directories of manufacturers, museums, and other design sources. (Copyright © by Roy R. Behrens, from Ballast Quarterly Review, Vol 15 No 2, Winter 1999-2000.)

A Century of Design: Pioneers of the 20th Century

Excellent brief over view with short bio and photos of the major designers of our century. The only drawback is that the author has a clear bias towards furniture, so that most of the photos show furniture even when the designers have created products.
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