Synopses & Reviews
A stunning visual guide to the icons of the 20th century. The Look of the Century celebrates the skill and vision of the world's most innovative and original designers. By combining stunning illustrations with authoritative text, this book demonstrates the influence that design has on our daily lives and encourages readers to view familiar objects from a new perspective. With fabulous full-color photos of thousands of design classics from the Volkswagen Beetle to the Chrysler Building to Ray-Ban sunglasses, this book is essential reading for anyone fascinated by design in our time.
About the Author
Michael Tambini trained as a fine artist and is an authority on design. Currently, he is visitors manger at the London Transport Museums Training Institute.