Industrial Design A-Z

Industrial Design A-Z

by Charlotte Fiell, Peter Fiell

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Examines 300 designers and design-led companies, including Airstream, Charles Babbage, Braun, Thomas Crapper, Lamborghini, and Phillipe Starck in alphabetical order, with concise text and color photos describing objects, individuals, and companies. This A-Z section is followed by a section on themes and materials that covers, among other subjects, aluminum, Bakelite, packaging, signage, and Taylorism. The section on case studies tracks the history of the following household appliances: the bicycle, iron, microscope, refrigerator, telephone, television, typewriter, vacuum cleaner, and washing machine. A timeline of inventions is included. The Fiells run a design consultancy in London. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Taschen America, LLC
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Taschen 25th Anniversary Edition
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4.90(w) x 7.12(h) x 1.81(d)

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