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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Design Since 1900 : World of Art - Guy Julier

The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Design Since 1900

World of Art

Paperback Published: 4th October 2004
ISBN: 9780500203798
Number Of Pages: 224

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This comprehensive guide embraces all aspects of modern design: graphics, products, interiors, furniture, and industrial and architectural design. Guy Julier examines not only the work of important designers worldwide but also the many dramatic changes that have influenced design and its uses in the twentieth century. Thus political and ideological concepts such as feminism and green design are defined and explained, as are new technological advances, new materials and techniques, and influential movements in modern culture. The text incorporates extensive cross-referencing and full bibliographical notes along with a chronological chart of design highlights since 1900. The revised edition features over sixty completely new entries that reflect three important developments in design and its discussion--digitization, sustainability, and branding--ranging from Nintendo and The Body Shop to McDonald's and Levi's.

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'Well-researched, concisely written ... will be plundered by grateful design students throughout the country' - Crafts
'Stylishly streamlines over 500 entries into a slim volume' - Vogue

ISBN: 9780500203798
ISBN-10: 0500203792
Series: World of Art
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 4th October 2004
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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