Design

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OLYMPIC GAMES: THE DESIGN

Written by Osterwalder, Markus
Is there a bigger challenge for a designer than the creation of an identity for the Olympic Games? Each venue must have its own unique image that merges national spirit and international trends with the Olympic values of friendship, solidarity, and fairness.
January 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Niggli | 1552 Pages |
$220.00
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HAND DRYERS

Written by Ryde, Samuel
Hand Dryers is, quite simply, the world's most complete photographic assemblage of hand dryers. Who knew that something so normal, so instantly forgetful, so remarkably unremarkable could be a thing of such exquisite intrigue? Based on Samuel Ryde's popular Instagram page of the same name, this new book documents the beauty that can be found in an everyday stalwart of industrial design.
May 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Unicorn Publishing Group |
$15.00
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KLEINE WELT

Published on the occasion of the Kleine Welt exhibition at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, this book offers a close-up look at the art and semantics of the book cover, focusing on the images of Caspar David Friedrich and Paul Klee and their enduring popularity in the academic publishing world.
October 1, 2020 | Paperback | Neubauer Collegium | 166 Pages |
$20.00
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DESIGN FROM THE ALPS, 1920-2020: TYROL, SOUTH TYROL, TRENTINO

Design from the Alps tells the story of a century of product design in Italy's northernmost regions Alto Adige--or South Tyrol, as it is alternately known--and Trentino as well as and the Austrian state of Tyrol. Located along ancient trade routes that served Germany, Austria, and northern Italy, the transnational Alpine region boasts a rich local tradition of craftsmanship.
February 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Scheidegger and Spiess |
$55.00

WHOLE WORLD A BAUHAUS

"The whole world a Bauhaus?" This richly illustrated book, published to accompany a worldwide exhibition series, takes that quotation from former Bauhaus student and subsequent university teacher Fritz Kuhr as a starting point for reflections not only on the Bauhaus as a school in Weimar, Dessau, and Berlin, but also on the parallel modernist movements in non-European regions.
March 1, 2020 | Paperback | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$24.95
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LASZLO MOHOLY-NAGY

Written by Koetzle, Hans-Michael
László Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946) was a painter, photographer, Bauhaus teacher, and founder of the New Bauhaus and the School of Design in Chicago--one of the most important artistic figures of the twentieth century.
June 20, 2020 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$13.00
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ART OF ADVERTISING

Written by Lambert, Julie Anne
Advertisers in the nineteenth and early twentieth century pushed the boundaries of printing, manipulated language, inspired a new form of art and exploited many formats, including calendars, bookmarks and games.
May 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Bodleian Library |
$45.00
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DESIGN NOIR: THE SECRET LIFE OF ELECTRONIC OBJECTS

Written by Raby, Fiona
The first book to be published on the work of their partnership (in 2001), Design Noir is the essential primary source for understanding the theoretical and conceptual underpinnings for Dunne & Raby's work.
February 25, 2021 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Visual Arts | 176 Pages |
$29.95
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DESIGNING IN DARK TIMES: AN ARENDTIAN LEXICON

The architectural historian and critic Kenneth Frampton 'never recovered' from the force of Hannah Arendt's teaching at The New School in New York. The philosopher Richard J. Bernstein considers her the most perceptive political theorist and observer of 'dark times' (a concept which, drawing from Brecht, she made her own).
November 12, 2020 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Visual Arts | 360 Pages |
$16.95
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DICK BRUNA: THE ILLUSTRATORS

Written by Ingman, Bruce
By the time Dutch artist Dick Bruna retired, he was an international star, far beyond the sphere of children's books, and his creation, Miffy, had become a global sensation, translated into more than 50 languages. Fellow illustrator Bruce Ingman takes readers behind the scenes of the work of Dick Bruna, who created some of the world's most endearing children's characters.
June 16, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 112 Pages |
$29.95

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