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Contemporary Design By Catherine McDermott

Contemporary Design

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With a selection of nearly 400 of the best examples of modern design, including the examples from the twenty-first century, this title surveys the genre, from advertising and architecture, to fashion and furniture, and transport and type, via communications, interiors, lighting, household items and products.

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Contemporary Design: Design Museum by Catherine McDermott

"Design Museum: Contemporary Design" presents a collection of the most important and influential pieces of design produced in modern times. Featuring the defining work of such pioneers as Frank Lloyd Wright, Rem Koolhaas, Gio Ponti, Eileen Gray, Christian Dior, Marc Jacobs, Saul Bass, Philippe Starck, Neville Brody, Jasper Morrison and many others, the result is a celebration of the artistic diversity of recent decades. With a selection of nearly 400 of the best and most enduring examples of modern design, including the very latest examples from the twenty-first century, "Design Museum: Contemporary Design" is an informative and colourful survey of the entire genre, from advertising and architecture, to fashion and furniture, and transport and type, via communications, interiors, lighting, household items and products. "Design Museum: Design" is an essential reference work for students, designers in all fields and anyone interested in innovative and intelligent design.

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About Catherine McDermott


Professor Catherine McDermott is a lecturer in Design History at Kingston University, Surrey, and has lectured worldwide at the Pratt School of Art in New York, the University of California, the J.Paul Getty Center in Santa Monica, and the Victoria and Albert Museum and Royal College of Art in London. She is also a respected curator of design exhibitions. As an author, she has been published widely in the field of contemporary design. She lives in Putney, London.

Table of Contents


Foreword; Fashion; Architecture; Interiors; Furniture; Lighting; Homeware; Products; Transport; Type; Packaging; Advertising; Communications; Futures; Index.

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GOR007006424
Contemporary Design: Design Museum by Catherine McDermott
Catherine McDermott
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Carlton Books Ltd
2008-10-06
432
1847321771
9781847321770
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