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THE CENTURY OF MODERN DESIGN
David Hanks (ed)

Flammarion, 2010
Hardcover
480 pages
Full colour illustrations
ISBN: 9782080301611

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This book presents items of twentieth-century design— from the Stewart Collection in Montreal, chronologically highlighting contrasts and parallels between works including posters by Max Bill and an armchair by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Each decade of the twentieth century is introduced by an essay giving the context that shaped the works, providing a history of modern design. Great designers, including lesser-known but highly influential figures, are presented alongside their signature creations that retain a prominent place in the design world today.

 

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