Take an extraordinary journey through objects from the last 500 years that have improved our environments and functionality, and shaped society and culture. With an image for each object featured and descriptive text including information about the product itself, its designer, manufacturer, and history,The Design Bookincludes iconic pieces by such masters as Le Corbusier, Philippe Starck, and the Eames, alongside classic objects such as the paper clip, the hurricane lantern, and the martini glass. This new edition also features 30 new products from the last 15 years, expertly selected and curated to reflect modern-day design breakthroughs.
Praise for the original edition:
"Phaidon seems to have pulled off the rare trick of creating something accessible and wide-ranging, but genuinely interesting and informative too." - Design Week
- Format: Hardback
- Size: 163 × 123 mm (6 3/8 × 4 7/8 in)
- Pages: 544 pp
- Illustrations: 530 illustrations
- ISBN: 9781838661434