A Dictionary of Modern Design

A Dictionary of Modern Design

by Jonathan M. Woodham
     
 


This fascinating new dictionary covers the period from the mid-nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century. It contains over 2,000 entries on names and movements from the past 150 years of design including ceramics, furniture, graphics, industrial design, interiors, and fashion, as well as biographical information on influential designers, manufacturers, major… See more details below

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This fascinating new dictionary covers the period from the mid-nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century. It contains over 2,000 entries on names and movements from the past 150 years of design including ceramics, furniture, graphics, industrial design, interiors, and fashion, as well as biographical information on influential designers, manufacturers, major museums and heritage sites. The dictionary also covers major movements, key concepts, design terminology, and important design institutions of international focus. Features include funky illustrations at every letter's opening page, with zeitgeist design concepts from Action Man and Barbie, to Ferrari and Electrolux.
Complete with vivid illustrations this is an essential addition to every designer's and artist's studio shelf.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192800978
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/17/2005
Series:
Oxford Paperback Reference Series
Pages:
538
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.70(d)

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Introduction

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