Industrial design

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Oxford University Press, 1980 - Design - 216 pages
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Traces the historical evolution of industrial design by examining the works of individual designers and the social, economic, cultural, and technological forces that influenced the design of items from glassware and furniture to automobiles and tanks

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Contents

Introduction
7
Industrialization and the search
27
The American system and mass
50
Copyright

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John J. Heskett is Professor of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. A world renowned commentator on design, he is the author of Industrial Design, widely used as a basic textbook, and Philips: A Study of the Corporate Management of Design. He has also contributed articles and
essays to numerous magazines and anthologies, and regularly writes for ID Magazine.

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