The Design Revolution Brought Up to Date

Title:
The Design Book

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Publisher:
Phaidon

This illustrated guide to how design has shaped society over the last 500 years shows how objects we now take for granted were once innovative and even revolutionary, from the paper clip, zip fastener or folding deck chair to the ring-pull can, vegetable peeler or anglepoise lamp. With the addition of 30 products designed over the last 15 years, this new edition shows how designers like Breuer, Le Corbusier, Rietveld and Castiglioni have combined style and function to give us items which have enriched everyday life.

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