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US Design: 1975-2000 (Anglais)

US Design: 1975-2000 (Anglais)

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One of the first books to offer a critical assessment of American design in the last part of the 20th century, US Design accompanies a major exhibition that will travel the United States. Focusing on three generations of American designers and the movements they have embraced and reinvented, this exciting volume shows how — from unique art pieces to the museums that house them, book jackets to film rifles, in-line skates to laptop computers — nearly every aspect of life during the last quarter century has been infused with the genius and creativity of its designers.

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One of the first books to offer a critical assessment of American design in the last part of the 20th century, US Design accompanies a major exhibition that will travel the United States. Focusing on three generations of American designers and the movements they have embraced and reinvented, this exciting volume shows how — from unique art pieces to the museums that house them, book jackets to film rifles, in-line skates to laptop computers — nearly every aspect of life during the last quarter century has been infused with the genius and creativity of its designers.

Robert Venturi, Frank Gehry, and Michael Graves; “next wave” artists of the ’80s such as Thom Mayne, Steven Holl, Katherine McCoy, and David Carson; and today’s emerging young designers, including Karim Rashid, Christopher Deam, and Ross Menuez.

Relié : 256 pages
Editeur : Prestel;
Édition : First Edition (14 septembre 2005)
Langue : Anglais
Dimensions : 30,7 x 24,8 x 2,9 cm

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