Design of the 20th Century

£10
FREE Shipping

Design of the 20th Century

Design of the 20th Century

RRP: £20.00
Price: £10
£10 FREE Shipping

In stock

We accept the following payment methods

Description

Everything from skyscrapers to furniture to—in the case of graphic design—cosmetics packaging, posters, and typefaces used zigzag forms, sunbursts, and sleek geometric lines to project a feeling of a new technological era. Painters, sculptors, and designers used their skills to document such events and to implement new aesthetic ideas and styles which began to treat form, material, and technology in a completely new way. The bible of breakthroughs and inspiration (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) Poised at the start of the 21st century, we can see clearly that the previous century was marked by momentous changes in the field of design.

Unusually, Charlotte has throughout her career in publishing helped to art direct the layout design of the majority of the books published under her name, which explains their defining simple-yet-bold look. Charlotte and her husband have also acted as design and publishing consultants to various well-known designers and design studios, design-led manufacturers, corporate groups, and national design organisations and institutions. From the organic to the geometric, from Art Deco, through to Pop and High-Tech, this book contains all the great names—Harry Bertoia, De Stijl, Dieter Rams, Philippe Starck, Charles and Ray Eames, to name only a very few.In between you'll find profiles of some of the most influential creative minds of the 20th century, including Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Eero Saarinen, and many others. While working at an architectural firm in the early 1920s, Zwart received commissions for graphic-design projects by happenstance. In the second half of the 20th-century major social factors continued to influence the innovations in design.

The time of the early 20th century design movements was full of scientific and technological advances. From the organic to the geometric, from Art Deco, through to Pop and High-Tech, this book contains all the great names - Bernhard, Bertoia, De Stijl, Dieter Rams, Starck, Charles and Ray Eames, to name only a very few. When the Nazis rose to power in Europe during the 1930s, Modernist experiments were denounced, and many artists, architects, and designers immigrated to the United States. A two-page spread from Dlya golosa ( For the Voice) by Vladimir Mayakovsky, designed by El Lissitzky, 1923.Colour printing had advanced to a high level, and governments used poster designs to raise funds for the war effort, encourage productivity at home, present negative images of the enemy, encourage enlistment in the armed forces, and shore up citizens’ morale. Featuring countless works from around the world, this is an essential compendium for design aficionados everywhere, with star turns including De Stijl, Dieter Rams, Charles and Ray Eames, and Philippe Starck. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. The elements are masterfully balanced and aligned to create a cohesive composition, and the tilting at a diagonal angle energizes the space.

An A-Z of designers and design schools, which builds into a complete picture of contemporary living. In 2008, the couple established their own imprint, which later merged with the Carlton Publishing Group. To understand the production of the early 20th century design movements one needs to bear in mind that economic and political factors played a major role in its definitions.

At times, the past may be on purposely challenged by new and progressive thoughts that are in constant demand. Explore the modern age of design in this Bibliotheca Universalis edition of the 20th century’s key movements and trends . He used brief telegraphic text, bold typefaces placed at an angle, and bright colours to attract attention and to convey his client’s message quickly and effectively. Featuring countless works from around the world, this is an essential compendium for design aficionados everywhere, with designs by De Stijl, Dieter Rams, Charles and Ray Eames, and Philippe Starck. Notable titles by Charlotte Fiell published either by Fiell Publishing or Goodman Fiell during this period include "Masterpieces of Italian Design," "Masterpieces of British Design", "Fashion – Ultimate Sourcebook" series (4 volumes), "Hairstyles: Ancient to Present", and the landmark "The Story of Design" — the latter of which Charlotte describes as their "magnum opus" and which was astonishingly written in just five months.



  • Fruugo ID: 258392218-563234582
  • EAN: 764486781913
  • Sold by: Fruugo

Delivery & Returns

Fruugo

Address: UK
All products: Visit Fruugo Shop