tiistai 3. heinäkuuta 2012



Kathryn Hiesinger and George Marcus [Editors]: DESIGN SINCE 1945. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1983. First edition. A near-fine oversized softcover book in stiff, printed wrappers: very light wear overall. Interior unmarked and very clean. Out-of-print. A superior copy of this oversized monograph.10.75 x 11.5 softcover book with 252 pages and 567 illustrations, many in color. Exhibition catalogue from the exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (October 16, 1983 - January 8, 1984). The text includes essays by major designers Max Bill, Achille Castiglioni, Bruno Danese, Niels Diffrient, Herbert Gans, Jack Lenor Larsen, Olivier Mourgue, George Nelson, Carl Pott, Jens Quistgaard, Dieter Rams, Paul Reilly, Philip Rosenthal, Timo Sarpaneva, Ettore Sottsass, Hans Wegner, Marco Zanuso; selected Bibliography. The text also includes over 275 biographies of designers.One of the best compendiums of good design in modern furniture, pottery, glass, textiles, wood, enamels, metalwork, plastics, lighting, tableware, ceramics, appliances, fabrics and lamps ever put together. Highly recommended!

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