World Design: The Best in Classic and Contemporary Furniture, Fashion, Graphics and More

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Chronicle Books, 2000 - Art - 432 pages
The vivid kaleidoscope of contemporary design comes alive in this whopper of a book. World Designoffers an A-to-Z encyclopedia of the greatest designers of the last century, featuring 1000 color photographs of their most distinctive pieces in a tour-de-force visual gallery. Nearly a hundred subchapters discussing styles, movements, and innovations help put a remarkable century of design in context. An invaluable source for the design professional or student and a pure visual delight, World Designis an informative, economical, and entertaining design compendium like no other.

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As the 20th century draws to a close numerous disciplines are being brought into historical perspective, and the design-related fields are no exception. This volume brings together the "best of the ... Read full review

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Christian Pixis is a publisher and writer whose most recent work is a book on Henri Cartier-Bresson. He lives in Munich, Germany.

Uta Abendroth is an art and design historian who has written numerous articles for European publications and edits the German magazine Architecture & Living. She lives in Hamburg, Germany.

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