- ISBN 9780500203798
- 21.00 x 15.00 cm
- 245 Illustrations, 0 in colour
- First published 2004
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‘Well-researched, concisely written…will be plundered by grateful design students throughout the country’ – Crafts
‘Stylishly streamlines over 500 entries into a slim volume’ – Vogue
This comprehensive guide embraces all aspects of modern design: graphics, products, interiors, furniture and industrial and architectural design.
Guy Julier examines not only the work of important designers worldwide, but also the many dramatic changes that have influenced design and its uses since 1900. Thus political and ideological concepts such as feminism and green design are defined and explained, as are technological advances, new materials and techniques, and influential movements in modern culture. The text incorporates extensive cross-referencing and full bibliographical notes, along with a chronological chart of design highlights.
Guy Julier, Professor of Design at Leeds Metropolitan University, is author of New Spanish Design and The Culture of Design and a member of the editorial board of The Journal of Visual Culture