History of Modern Design

History of Modern Design

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qThis insightful, wide-ranging book surveys applied arts and industrial design from the eighteenth century to the present day, exploring the dynamic relationship between design and manufacturing, and the technological, social, and commercial context in which the relationship developed. The effects of a vastly enlarged audience for the products of modern design and the complex dyanmic of mass consumption are also discussed. Part of this dynamic reveals that products serve as signs for desires that have little to do with need or function.q -- book jacket.Hollein, Hans: coffee and tea service 358. ... 136-7 designs for 116, 307-10, 307 improvement of 338-40 Honda Civic automobile 350, 350 Honeywell thermostat ... 122 aquot;Kitchen Machineaquot;, polystyrol housing (Miiller) 277, 277 kitchens 135-6.

Title:History of Modern Design
Author:David Raizman
Publisher:Laurence King Publishing - 2003


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