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The bible of 20th-century design: From Art Nouveau to minimalism and everything in between
 
Poised at the start of the 21st century, we can see clearly that the previous century was marked by momentous changes in the field of design. Aesthetics entered into everyday life with often staggering results. Our homes and workplaces turned into veritable galleries of style and innovation.

From furniture to graphics, it`s all here - the work of artists who have shaped and recreated the modern world with a dizzying variety of materials. From the organic to the geometric, from Art Deco, through to Pop and High-Tech, this book contains all the great names - Harry Bertoia, De Stijl, Dieter Rams, Philippe Starck, Charles and Ray Eames, to name only a very few. This essential book is a comprehensive journey through the shapes and colors, forms and functions of design history in the 20th century. An A-Z of designers and design schools, which builds into a complete picture of contemporary living. Lavishly illustrated, this is design in the fullest sense.
 
About the Series:
Bibliotheca Universalis — Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!
Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing. Bibliotheca Universalis brings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.
Bookworm’s delight — never bore, always excite!

About the Author

Charlotte and Peter Fiell have written numerous TASCHEN books, including 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A-Z, Scandinavian Design, Designing the 21st Century, Graphic Design for the 21st Century, 1000 Lights and Contemporary Graphic Design. They also edited TASCHEN's Decorative Art series and the 12-volume domus 1928-1999.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783836541060
Author:
Fiell, Charlotte &. Peter
Publisher:
Taschen
Author:
, Charlotte
Author:
Fiell, Charlotte
Author:
Fiell, Peter
Author:
Fiell, Charlotte and Peter
Author:
Peter
Author:
Fiell, Charlotte & Peter
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Subject:
DESIGN / Decorative Arts
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
25
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
7.6 x 5.5 in

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