Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design

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Princeton Architectural Press, Jun 14, 2007 - Architecture - 240 pages
Ellen Lupton, with essays by Jennifer Tobias, Alicia Imperiale, Grace Jeffers, Available now in a paperback edition, Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design contains a new preface by Ellen Lupton, describing products and projects that have been produced since the book's initial publication. Skin presents products, furniture, fashion, architecture, and media that expand the limits of what we understand as surface. Reflecting the convergence of natural and artificial life, this provocative and stimulating book shows how enhanced and simulated skins appear everywhere in our contemporary world.
 

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Contents

Section 1
28
Section 2
43
Section 3
67
Section 4
82
Section 5
94
Section 6
119
Section 7
130
Section 8
136
Section 14
173
Section 15
174
Section 16
175
Section 17
176
Section 18
179
Section 19
195
Section 20
199
Section 21
205

Section 9
137
Section 10
141
Section 11
142
Section 12
158
Section 13
171
Section 22
208
Section 23
217
Section 24
232
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About the author (2007)

Ellen Lupton is adjunct curator at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and co-chair of the Design Department of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She is a Chrysler Design Award winner and the best-selling author of D.I.Y. Design It Yourself, Thinking with Type, Design Culture Now, and Mixing Messages.

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