Designs of the Times: Using Key Movements and Styles for Contemporary Design by Lakshmi Bhaskaran, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
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Designs of the Times: Using Key Movements and Styles for Contemporary Design

by Lakshmi Bhaskaran
     
 

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Designs of the Times explores the movements and styles that have come to define twentieth-century design. Four timelines provide an overview of these movements along with the significant events, specific designs, and individual designers who have contributed to each. Lists of key players, international variations, and definitive characteristics provide quick

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Designs of the Times explores the movements and styles that have come to define twentieth-century design. Four timelines provide an overview of these movements along with the significant events, specific designs, and individual designers who have contributed to each. Lists of key players, international variations, and definitive characteristics provide quick reference information. Strong visual examples spanning a range of disciplines—from industrial design and graphics to art and architecture—reveal how each style has evolved and how it has been applied to design today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435114395
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
03/20/2009
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.04(d)

Meet the Author

Lakshmi Bhaskaran graduated from the London College of Fashion in 1999. Having spent two years as editor of Watch magazine, she now works as a freelance design journalist and editor, and contributes to a wide range of publications including ID, Blueprint, Grafik, and Design Week. She is also the author of What is Publication Design? She lives in London.

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