General Design

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LIBERTY: THE HISTORY: TREASURES FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE LUXURY DEPARTMENT STORE

Written by Rieber, Marie-Therese
This lavishly illustrated, official book showcases the heritage and innovation of Liberty, a one-of-a-kind London department store that has served as tastemaker to the public since 1875. "Liberty is the chosen resort of the artistic shopper."-- Oscar Wilde
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Carlton Books | 160 Pages |
$35.00
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CITIZENS OF BEAUTY: DRAWING DEMOCRATIC DREAMS IN REPUBLICAN CHINA

Written by Edwards, Louise
In the early twentieth century China's most famous commercial artists promoted new cultural and civic values through sketches of idealized modern women in journals, newspapers, and compendia called One Hundred Illustrated Beauties.
April 29, 2020 | Paperback | University of Washington Press | 224 Pages |
$30.00
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ACCESSIBLE AMERICA: A HISTORY OF DISABILITY AND DESIGN

Written by Williamson, Bess
A history of design that is often overlooked--until we need it Have you ever hit the big blue button to activate automatic doors? Have you ever used an ergonomic kitchen tool? Have you ever used curb cuts to roll a stroller across an intersection? If you have, then you've benefited from accessible design--design for people with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities.
May 1, 2020 | Paperback | New York University Press | 304 Pages |
$19.95
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JET AGE AESTHETIC: THE GLAMOUR OF MEDIA IN MOTION

Written by Schwartz, Vanessa R
A stunning look at the profound impact of the jet plane on the mid-century aesthetic, from Disneyland to Life magazine
February 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 228 Pages |
$40.00
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SPACESUIT: FASHIONING APOLLO

Written by Monchaux, Nicholas de
How the twenty-one-layer Apollo spacesuit, made by Playtex, was a triumph of intimacy over engineering.
March 18, 2011 | Paperback | Mit Press |
$41.95
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CALIFORNIA DESIGN, 1930-1965: "LIVING IN A MODERN WAY"

The first comprehensive examination of California's mid-century modern design, generously illustrated.
September 16, 2011 | Hardcover | Mit Press |
$65.95
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HOME COMPUTERS: 100 ICONS THAT DEFINED A DIGITAL GENERATION

Written by Wiltshire, Alex
A celebration of the early years of the digital revolution, when computing power was deployed in a beige box on your desk.
May 19, 2020 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 256 Pages |
$29.95
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199 FLAGS: SHAPES, COLORS, AND MOTIFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD (WORLD FLAG DESIGN BOOK, GRAPHIC DESIGN OF FLAGS)

Written by Kolodny, Orith
Journey around the world through 199 flags! This striking visual book explores the shapes, figures, and colors of flag design. Whether a national flag features vertical stripes or horizontal ones, two colors or more, symbols drawn from nature or from history--each detail of its design is intentional and loaded with meaning.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 304 Pages |
$24.95
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SUPREME

Written by Supreme
Over the past 25 years, Supreme has transformed itself from a downtown New York skate shop into an iconic global brand. Supreme-the book-looks back on more than two decades of the creations, stories, and convention-defying attitude that are uniquely Supreme.
January 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press |
$49.95
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HIGH ON DESIGN: THE NEW CANNABIS CULTURE

Today, weed is en vogue and has evolved into a good-looking business. High on Design showcases the new brands, designs and creators behind this revolution. While cannabis is a recreational drug still strongly associated with Western subculture, it has recently become a huge industry.
May 19, 2020 | Hardcover | Gestalten | 256 Pages |
$60.00

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