Essential Design

Essential Design

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Providing a guide to the history and development of design since the Industrial Revolution, this book has an introductory essay and more than 200 entries - from "Creative Chaos" to "Wiener Werkstatte" - on the movements, terminology, writers and philosophy of design. Extensive bibliographical information and cross-references are included, and particular attention is paid to the new themes of contemporary culture, with explanations of how the fashions and cults of the 1990s have affected post-modern design. Catherine McDermott, who lectures internationally on design, is the author of "Street Style".
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 163 x 242mm | 530g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747508968
  • 9780747508960