Your Account
Login | Register | Forgot?  
  Quick Search
  Advanced Search   
  Featured Title

How To Electroplate Baby Shoes for Pleasure and Profit
 How To Electroplate Baby Shoes for Pleasure and Profit
  Site Information
 About Us
 How We Grade Our Books
 Contact Us
 Visit Us
 Mailing List
 Sell Your Books
 Upcoming Shows
 Ordering Info / Terms of Sale
 Glossary of Book Terms
 Privacy Statement
 Terms of Agreement
 Visual Vacations
 Find Me A Copy

 Links and Resources
  CATEGORY Information
Click Here to View other titles by  modern design modern design

Books and materials relating to the applied arts after WWI; their use in architecture & interior design; the design of handworked and manufactured objects including: ceramics, metalwork, wood, jewelry, textiles, glass, furniture, graphics, clocks & watches, toys, leather, etc.

  TITLE Information
Click Here to Enlarge this Image
click & maximize
Industrial Design: Reflection of a Century, Paris, Flammarion, 1993, First British edition, thick 4to (11.25" x 10.25"), HB, black cloth bds w/ black embossed titles in sepia photo dj w/ charcoal & white titles, NF / VG+. DJ corners worn, rear flap a bit soiled.

432 pp. Profuse illustrations in b/w and color. Published in conjunction with an exhibition "Design: miroir du siecle" at the Grand Palais, Paris. Translated from the original French, Italian & German. Foreward by Terence Conran.

From the flap copy: "This volume provides a comprehensive historical overview of industrial design and an investigation of the key themnes and issues that affect production and consumption. Thirty essays by a team of international specialists trace the developemtn of design, examine current trends and explore the factors which will shape the course of design in the 21st century. Major currents in design, such as Art Deco, streamlining, the Bauhaus, functionalism and Post-Modernism are perceptively analysed, along with the implication of recent technological breakthroughs in fields such as computer-aided design, virtual reality and synthetic materials. The role of colour, sounds, and ergonomics is treated, as well as the impact of fashion and social trends."    [Book ID # 1219]


International Orders: Please contact us for an accurate shipping quote (based on weight, destination, and preferred delivery time)

* If a title is indicated as SOLD, we welcome the opportunity to hear that you would like a copy. If you send us a note indicating your desire to purchase an out-of-stock title, we will give you FIRST priority as soon as we locate a copy. In addition, YOU WILL GET THIS TITLE AT A 10% DISCOUNT. This discount applies to ANY WISH LISTS that you share with us. So please, send us the titles on your WISH LIST. We will try to locate them!

  Shopping Cart
There are 0 item(s) in your shopping cart.
    Images of:
    London | Britain
    Paris | Europe
    Architecture | Lifestyle Interiors
    Artic Adventure
    Artists in their Studios
    Beads & Buttons
    Beat Generation
    Counterculture | 60s
    Cowboy | The West
    Denim | Japanese
    Ethnic Cultures
    Fashion Design General
    Fashion Menswear
    Fashion Womenswear
    Film | TV | Theater
    Graphic Design
    The Kennedys
    Military General
    Military Uniforms
    Mods | Punks | Skinheads | Street
    Naked Women
    Naked Men
    NYC Glitterati
    Photography General
    Photographers A-Z
    Rock n Roll | Music
    Silver Spoon Set
    Sports History | Unis | etc
    Surf +
    Tattoos | Flash Art
    Textiles | Patterns
    Vogue | Bazaar
  New Arrivals / Recent Sales