Written by Sudjic, Deyan
A tool kit, done in A Z form, for understanding the world around us through the way we design and use things. Covering subjects that range from authenticity to Grand Theft Auto to Dieter Rams, Deyan Sudjic s latest book has been called "a master class in musing on modern design." Though it is organized in A Z format, it is not a dictionary or an encyclopedia in the strictest sense.
Written by Navarro, Mario Arturo Hernandez
Walk into a bar or restaurant in Barcelona and chances are that you will encounter a beautiful tile pattern on the floor. In the late 19th century, mass reproduction of intricately designed floor tiles became possible, and they became a common feature in the interiors of buildings in cities all around the Mediterranean.
Written by Friedewald, Boris
Now available in an updated edition, this book examines the tumultuous history of Bauhaus art and design. This lively introduction to the Bauhaus tells the story of a radical concept of artistic expression that would transcend the boundaries among the arts.
Written by Bauhaus News
As its 2019 centenary approaches, we are reminded that the Bauhaus was not only a new school type but an entirely new approach to knowledge acquisition. To what extent is the Bauhaus tied to its place and history? Can it guide critical practice in today s globalized world? Inspire alternative educational models?
A comprehensive travel guide dedicated to Germany s Bauhaus architecture, this book takes an in-depth look at over 100 locations that can still be visited today. Established in 1919 in Weimar, the Bauhaus college for design influenced one of the world s most important Modernist movements.
The Vitra Design Museum's definitive, 464-page survey of Bauhaus art, design, architecture, teaching, and philosophy reproduces numerous never-before-published artworks and photographs.
In May 1968, thousands of workers and students took to the streets of Paris, provoking an unprecedented wave of strikes, walkouts and demonstrations. The confrontations between police and protesters led to a general strike of eleven million workers that brought the country to a virtual standstill and nearly toppled Charles de Gaulle's government.
Beauty--the book, born out of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's 2015 Triennial of the same name, curated by Andrea Lipps and Ellen Lupton--showcases some of the most exciting and provocative design created around the globe during the past three years.
Written by Heller, Steven
Any designer who runs a studio, office, or firm is entrepreneurial. In fact, anyone with a studio already has an infrastructure for entrepreneurial content development, and with the technological developments over the last few decades, there are more opportunities now than ever.
At some point before publication, a book assumes its final form, the form in which it is experienced by its audience. Naturally, this audience is often oblivious to the many, sometimes complex, decisions involved in constructing visual meaning through the montage of different ideas and elements.