Summary: Books in this series make fine supplements to textbooks for students taking college humanities courses. They're also good guides for museum-goers and art lovers. Each Crash Course book contains hundreds of photos and illustrations, most of them in color.
This volumes contains the history of design, from the 18th century to postmodernism, from Shaker furniture to the international style; the world's most important designers, from William Morris to Eero Saari ...show morenen, from Charles Eames to Philip Johnson; the various theories and styles explained and shown: art nouveau, Bauhaus, Art Deco, functionalism, postmodernism; with a directory of design museums and collections throughout the world, a time line of design history, a glossary of special terms, and thumbnail biographies of major designers.
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