The Look of the Century: The Definitive Illustrated Guide by Michael Tambini

The Look of the Century: The Definitive Illustrated Guide by Michael Tambini

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A celebration of the skill and vision of the world's most successful designers. The book begins with an in-depth introduction that outlines the major design trends of this century and examines the significance of designed objects in our daily lives. Entries are displayed chronologically.

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This work celebrates the skill and vision of the world's most successful designers. The book begins with an in-depth introduction that outlines the major design trends of this century and examines the significance of designed objects in our daily lives. The core of the book is divided into chapters such as "Around the Home", "Transport", "Graphics and Advertising" and "Leisure". Each chapter is sub-divided into specific entries that cover every aspect of the man-made world, from armchairs to wallpaper. Entries are displayed chronologically, showing their development through the century, and providing the reader with a detailed analysis of the product. An A-Z biographical directory profiles the most famous designers of the century.

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SKU GOR002460375
Title The Look of the Century: The Definitive Illustrated Guide
Author By (author) Michael Tambini
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Year Published 1996
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 0751303380
ISBN 13 9780751303384
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: 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.
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This work celebrates the skill and vision of the world's most successful designers. The book begins with an in-depth introduction that outlines the major design trends of this century and examines the significance of designed objects in our daily lives. The core of the book is divided into chapters such as "Around the Home", "Transport", "Graphics and Advertising" and "Leisure". Each chapter is sub-divided into specific entries that cover every aspect of the man-made world, from armchairs to wallpaper. Entries are displayed chronologically, showing their development through the century, and providing the reader with a detailed analysis of the product. An A-Z biographical directory profiles the most famous designers of the century.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002460375
Title The Look of the Century: The Definitive Illustrated Guide
Author By (author) Michael Tambini
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Year Published 1996
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 0751303380
ISBN 13 9780751303384
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: 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.
Ex Library No