Design: intelligence made visible
Essential facts, authoritative opinions and a provocative list of the most influential designers.
Design: The Definitive Directory of Modern Design is a dynamic and comprehensive guide to the subject. Global in scope, this book includes architecture, industrial design, furniture, fashion, cars, clothing, graphics, consumer products, signs and much more -- all complemented by 300 color photographs. There are also up-to-date profiles of the innovators and visionaries past and present whose achievements have forever changed the way we view ourselves and the world.
A series of essays outlines the role of design in modern cultural history and includes Terence Conran's definition of design. The main section of the book is an A-Z directory of the most influential people, products and processes of the past and present centuries and includes biographies of leading designers. The authors also share their personal views on today's newest achievers.
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Up to date, provocative and completely original, Design will be a sourcebook for professional designers, an essential guide for students of design, and a revelation for general readers hungry for information about design and designers.
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Design: Intelligence Made VisibleUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Design experts Bayley (Imagination, General Knowledge) and Conran (Ultimate House Book, Designers on Design, etc) offer readers a crash course in design in this impressive, coffee-table-ready resource ... Read full review
Review: Design: Intelligence Made VisibleUser Review - Yoonho Choi - Goodreads
Seeing as one of its Korean-edition translator, I was a bit disappointed in reading some articles in which the writer's view is too biased though the book aims to be a dictionary-type book. Read full review