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Synopsis:

Toys, fulfilling as they do one of mankind's most basic needs, have existed for as long as we have. From the earliest times both adults and children have used toys to simulate reality or simply to pass time. Renowned designers, artists and architects have always tried their hand at creating toys: from Frank Lloyd Wright's work with Frbel'S building blocks to Josef Hartwig's Bauhaus chess set that is still produced today. Gerrit Rietveld, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Breuer and Andy Warhol also designed toys. However, most often it was craftsmen and women--such as the seamstress Margarete Steiff (Steiff teddy bears), the carpenters Christiansen (Lego), or the cabinet-maker Hans Beck (Playmobil)--who designed the most successful and enduring toys.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783037680285
Author:
Van Uffelen, Chris
Publisher:
Braun
Subject:
Toys
Subject:
Antiques-Toys
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
239
Dimensions:
10.20x8.20x1.10 in. 2.40 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Industrial Design
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Style and Design
Arts and Entertainment » Photography » Photographers
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Antiques » Toys
Reference » Science Reference » General
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » General

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"Synopsis" by , Toys, fulfilling as they do one of mankind's most basic needs, have existed for as long as we have. From the earliest times both adults and children have used toys to simulate reality or simply to pass time. Renowned designers, artists and architects have always tried their hand at creating toys: from Frank Lloyd Wright's work with Frbel'S building blocks to Josef Hartwig's Bauhaus chess set that is still produced today. Gerrit Rietveld, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Breuer and Andy Warhol also designed toys. However, most often it was craftsmen and women--such as the seamstress Margarete Steiff (Steiff teddy bears), the carpenters Christiansen (Lego), or the cabinet-maker Hans Beck (Playmobil)--who designed the most successful and enduring toys.
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