Design Museum Contemporary Design Classic of Our Time
written by Catherine McDermott
Carlton Books | ISBN 9781847321770
Hardback – 432 pages
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"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.