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Humble Masterpieces By Paola Antonelli

Humble Masterpieces
by Paola Antonelli

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Features 100 masterpieces of design, those small objects we use daily from tea bags to paperclips to hairpins. This book portrays each object in detail with an informative text on its origin and special design features, as well as a silhouette image of the object as we usually see it. It celebrates our everyday lives in a different way.
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Humble Masterpieces: 100 Everyday Marvels of Design by Paola Antonelli

This colourful visual feast features 100 humble masterpieces of design, those small objects we use daily - from tea bags to paperclips to hairpins - without which life would be unthinkable. Each object is portrayed in closeup detail with a brisk and informative text on its origin and special design features, as well as a silhouette image of the object as we usually see it. Certain to appeal to a broad audience, this book celebrates our everyday lives in an all-new way.

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About Paola Antonelli


Paola Antonelli is curator of the Department of Design and Architecture at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. She was recently ranked among the top 100 most powerful people in the world of art.

Table of Contents


Swiss Army Knife; Spaghetti/Pasta; Baseball; Crochet hook; Chasen Whisk Bubble Wrap; Swatch Watch; Lead Pencil; Screwpull Corkscrew; Ice Cream Cone Spark Plug; Cable Turtle; Spoon Straw; Sugar Cube; Stainless Steel Soap Flat-bottomed paper bags; Slinky; Dominocs; Football; Jelly Belly Jelly Beans Bar Code; Slant Tweezers; Coffee-cup Sleeve; Glass Marbles; Disposable spoon/forks I New York Logo; Crown Bottle Cap; Filofax; Double-chambered Tea Bags Acrylic Boxes; Super Ball; Bic Crystal Pens; Whisk; Solo Traveller Coffee Cup Flashcard; Post-it note; Bobby Pin; Foam Earplugs; Moka Express Coffeemaker Kadokeshi Plastic Eraser; M&Ms; Cotton-buds; Red AIDS Ribbon; Ice-cream Scoop Champagne cork; Tupperware; Kikkoman Soy Sauce Dispenser; Band-Aid Advanced Healing Blister; Fortune cookie; Condom; The Zip; Paper Clips; The Abacus The Frisbee; Incandescent Lightbulb; Stapleless stapler; Safety Pin; Fresnel Lens Duracell AA Battery; Dice; Rubber Band; Toblerone; Tetra Brik; Ping Pong Paddle Good Grips Paring Knife; Biscuit Joiner; Variopac Trigger Jewel Cases; Pushpins Guitar Pick; Chupa Chups Lollipop; Chewing Gum; Rubik's Cube; Chinese Takeaway Box; Boomerang; Drink Can with Pull-tab Opener; Light-emitting diode Potato Peeler; Folding Fan; Hex Wrench Set; Soft Contact Lenses; Bic disposable Lighter; Wiffle Ball; Friction Match; Mini Magilite; Band-aid; Flip-flops Self-aligning Ball Bearing; Lego; Tampax; Chopsticks; Compact Disc; Mascara Wand; Transforming Sphere; Slide-on Paperclip; O Series Scissors; Transistor Radio T-shirt; Philips Head Screw; Lipstick Tube; Zippo Lighter.

Additional information

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Humble Masterpieces: 100 Everyday Marvels of Design by Paola Antonelli
Paola Antonelli
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2006-01-23
216
0500286035
9780500286036
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.