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Design : An Illustrated History Overview

Design : An Illustrated History Overview - 96 edition

Design : An Illustrated History Overview - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780812097726

ISBN10: 0812097726

Design : An Illustrated History Overview by Thomas Hauffe - ISBN 9780812097726
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Published: 1996
International: No
Design : An Illustrated History Overview by Thomas Hauffe - ISBN 9780812097726

ISBN13: 9780812097726

ISBN10: 0812097726

Edition: 96

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 Saarinen, 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.