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Essential Design Catherine McDermott

Essential Design

Catherine McDermott

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ISBN : 9780747514589
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224 pages
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Providing a guide to the history and development of design since the Industrial Revolution, this book has an introductory essay and more than 200 entries - from Creative Chaos to Wiener Werkstatte - on the movements, terminology, writers andMoreProviding a guide to the history and development of design since the Industrial Revolution, this book has an introductory essay and more than 200 entries - from Creative Chaos to Wiener Werkstatte - on the movements, terminology, writers and philosophy of design. Extensive bibliographical information and cross-references are included, and particular attention is paid to the new themes of contemporary culture, with explanations of how the fashions and cults of the 1990s have affected post-modern design.Catherine McDermott, who lectures internationally on design, is the author of Street Style.