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20th Century Design: The Definitive Illustrated Sourcebook

20th Century Design: The Definitive Illustrated Sourcebook
Library Shelf Location 38.MILL
Publication Date 2012
Description Miller's 20th Century Design is the perfect handbook for the new and established collector. It will explain who the key designers of the century were and feature over one thousand design icons: furniture, glass, ceramics, metalware, textiles and more, with wonderful photography, hints and tips, and price ranges. Modern design is beautiful, functional, idiosyncratic, and still relatively affordable. Designs that were once thought of as too avant-garde for functional use, are now appreciated for the bold thinking and originality that went into making them. However, many of these objects are just being discovered by collectors, and their craftsmanship and importance is only now being measured. This book, now available in the perfect gift size, tells you everything you need to know about a the most important pieces of design. With in-depth analysis and a comprehensive selection of images, you can be confident in choosing the very best pieces from a period of intense innovation. Is Le Corbusier the new Chippendale? Is Charles Eames the new Duncan Phyffe? Get the inside track on which designs are the true Classics.
ISBN 9781845337230
Quantity 1
Pages 304
Author Judith Miller
Format Hardback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group Ltd
Categories Product Design/Packaging, Design/Graphic Design
Language English

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