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The Look of the Century: Design Icons of the 20th Century

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Chronicles major developments in 20th-century design and profiles the key designers who have influenced our everyday lives. From Frank Lloyd Wright to Vivienne Westwood, from sunglasses to sofas, The Look of the Century is the ultimate visual reference to the material world of the last ten decades. Developed in association the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum, the book examines the objects of our century in a clear, compelling visual format, with lots of information on the century's leading designers and movements.

Synopsis:

This visual reference examines material objects of the last century in a concise format with information on leading designers and movements.

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The living room — Kitchen & dining room — Bathroom, bedroom, & nursery — Around the house — Clothing & accessories — Leisure — Transportation — The office — Graphics, advertising, & packaging — A-Z of designers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789446350
Author:
Tambini, Michael
Publisher:
DK ADULT
Author:
DK Publishing
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Industrial Design - General
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
History - American
Subject:
Design, industrial
Subject:
Popular Culture
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Pbk
Series:
DK Millennium
Series Volume:
107-41
Publication Date:
19990915
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
6.47x5.36x1.52 in. 1.96 lbs.

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