The Look of the Century

The Look of the Century : The Definitive Illustrated Guide

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This work celebrates the skill and vision of the world's most successful designers. The book begins with an in-depth introduction that outlines the major design trends of this century and examines the significance of designed objects in our daily lives. The core of the book is divided into chapters such as "Around the Home", "Transport", "Graphics and Advertising" and "Leisure". Each chapter is sub-divided into specific entries that cover every aspect of the man-made world, from armchairs to wallpaper. Entries are displayed chronologically, showing their development through the century, and providing the reader with a detailed analysis of the product. An A-Z biographical directory profiles the most famous designers of the century.
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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 248.92 x 292.1 x 27.94mm | 1,927.76g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English, Spanish
  • 1000 colour photographs
  • 0751303380
  • 9780751303384

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