Franklin

Masters of modern design : a critical assessment / George H. Marcus.

Author/Creator:
Marcus, George H.
Publication:
New York : Monacelli Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
176 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Designers -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Design -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
William Morris : joy to the maker
Henry van de Velde : a line is a force
Josef Hoffmann : a house should stand as a perfect whole
Frank Lloyd Wright : face to face with the machine
Le Corbusier : type-objects and type-furniture
Marianne Brandt : art and technology, a new unity!
Raymond Loewy : never leave well enough alone
Charles and Ray Eames : a method of action
Achille Castiglioni : the formal qualities of the industrial product
Ettore Sottsass, Jr. : a way of discussing life, sociality, politics, food, even design
Shiro Kuramata : I don't propose anything or try to instruct
Philippe Starck : to open the gates to people's imagination.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-172) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Contributor:
John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
ISBN:
158093160X
OCLC:
61109444
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