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Design for Children : Play, Ride, Learn, Eat, Create, Sit, Sleep - Kimberlie Birks

Design for Children

Play, Ride, Learn, Eat, Create, Sit, Sleep

Hardcover Published: 26th September 2018
ISBN: 9780714875194
Number Of Pages: 536

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A comprehensive, genre-defining survey of children's product and furniture design from Bauhaus to today

Design for Children, a must-have book for all style-conscious and design-savvy readers, documents the evolution of design for babies, toddlers, and beyond. The book spotlights more than 450 beautiful, creative, stylish, and clever examples of designs created exclusively for kids - from toys, furniture, and tableware, to textiles, lights, and vehicles.

Contemporary superstars and twentieth-century masters, including Philippe Starck, Nendo, Marc Newson, Piero Lissoni, Kengo Kuma, and Marcel Wanders, are showcased.

About the Author

Kimberlie Birks is a New York-based design writer and editor. Born in Montreal, she studied art history at Brown University and design criticism at the School of Visual Arts, where she wrote a graduate thesis on playground design. Her writing has featured in Dwell, Domus, Metropolis, and Azure.

Industry Reviews

"For older, design-savvy and style-conscious kids or those interested in product, lighting and furniture design."--City Kids

"At a time when the market for well-made, innovative objects for children is undergoing a transformative, and global explosion, Design for Children documents the evolution of craftsmanship, exceptional production and modern aesthetics throughout this increasingly important field of design."--AbsolutelyMama.co.uk

ISBN: 9780714875194
ISBN-10: 0714875198
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 536
Published: 26th September 2018
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.1 x 21.6  x 4.2
Weight (kg): 2.06
Edition Number: 1

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