Design of the 20th century

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Taschen, Oct 1, 1999 - Art - 768 pages
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This international survey celebrates the diversity and vitality of design through the 20th century, while highlighting the output of specific designers styles and movements. With over four hundred detailed entries, this encyclopaedic work presents a comprehensive overview of design and its most eminent practitioners over the last one hundred years, from Aalto to Panton and Mendini to Zanuso. Covering all aspects of design - industrial products, interiors, furniture textiles, glass ceramics and graphics -, this book is an essential reference work that provides detailed biographical and historical information with over seven hundred colour illustrations. and historical inf with over seven 1 illustrations

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A well written book of design concepts of the 20th century. A complete historic representation of designers, architects, artists ect. and well documented photos. Read full review

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zoe actually gave me this book except my copy has a different cover. i love it. thanks zoe! Read full review

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Charlotte and Peter Fiell run a design consultancy in London specializing in the sale, acquisition, study and promotion of design artifacts. They have lectured widely, curated a number of exhibitions, and written numerous articles and books on design and designers, including Taschen's 1000 Lights, 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A-Z, Designing the 21st Century, and Scandinavian Design.

Fiell trained with Sotheby's Educational Studies in London.