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Design of the 20th Century

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As these events were global events, designers needed to be aware of various cultural sensitivities when designing their works. From furniture to graphics, it’s all here—the work of artists who have shaped and re-created the modern world with a dizzying variety of materials. This title offers an A-Z of designers and design schools, which builds into a complete picture of contemporary living. This text is a journey through the shapes and colours, forms and functions of design history in the 20th century.

An A-Z of designers and design schools, which builds into a complete picture of contemporary living. Written by Charlotte and Peter Fiell, who've penned several of Taschen's comprehensive design tomes (including 1000 Chairs, Industrial Design A-Z, Graphic Design for the 21st Century), define design "in its most global sense as the conception and planning of all man-made products. Together, they have written numerous TASCHEN books, including 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A–Z, 1000 Lights, and Scandinavian Design.století, mířený spíše na lidi v designu se již orientující, což já nejsem, takže jsem nebyl nikterak potěšen tím, že se v knize dost často opakovalo: "Tento autor je známý výrobkem X a na další stránce najdete obrázek výrobku Y", což se sice hodí někomu, kdo si rozšiřuje znalosti, ne pro toho, kdo teprve získává ty zákkladní. He emphasized two-dimensional pattern, and he integrated lettering with his imagery to make a unified overall composition.

Featuring countless works from around the world, this is an essential compendium for design aficionados everywhere, with designs by De Stijl, Dieter Rams, Charles and Ray Eames, and Philippe Starck. Featuring countless works from around the world, this is an essential compendium for design aficionados everywhere, with star turns including De Stijl, Dieter Rams, Charles and Ray Eames , and Philippe Starck. From the organic to the geometric, from Art Deco, through to Pop and High-Tech, this book contains all the great names - Bernhard, Bertoia, De Stijl, Dieter Rams, Starck, Charles and Ray Eames, to name only a very few.At the same time, a number of Dutch designers, including Piet Zwart, drew upon the Modernist vocabulary of form and colour to develop unique personal approaches to graphic design, applying their vision to the needs of clients.

When the Nazis rose to power in Europe during the 1930s, Modernist experiments were denounced, and many artists, architects, and designers immigrated to the United States.Responding to the major society shifts, aftermaths of wars, and technological innovations, 20th century design movements were defined by upheavals. the work of artists who have shaped and recreated the modern world with a dizzying variety of materials. The elements are masterfully balanced and aligned to create a cohesive composition, and the tilting at a diagonal angle energizes the space. A two-page spread from Dlya golosa ( For the Voice) by Vladimir Mayakovsky, designed by El Lissitzky, 1923.

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