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History of Modern Design

Course Codes : ART214
ISBN : 9781856696944
Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
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Edition : 2nd edition
Overview Surveying applied arts and industrial design from the 18th century to the present day, this book explores the dynamic relationship between design and manufacturing, and the technological, social and commercial context in which this relationship developed. The effects of a vastly enlarged audience for the products of modern design and the complex dynamic of mass consumption are also discussed. Part of this dynamic reveals that products serve as signs for desires that have little to do with need or function. The book also explores the impact of a wealth of new man-made industrial materials and tools on the course of modern design - from steel to titanium, plywood to plastic, cotton to nylon, wire to transistors, and microprocessors to nanotubes. The research, development and applications of these technologies are shown as depending upon far-reaching lines of communication stretching across geographical and linguistic boundaries. Reviews of the first edition: "Raizmans book awakens you to examples of design that surround us everywhere, all the time. By the end, the "History of Modern Design" manages the rare trick of being an authoritative textbook that fuels the imagination". ("Blueprint").

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