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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
This fascinating new dictionary covers the period from the mid-nineteenth to
the end of the twentieth century. It contains over 2,000 entries on names and
movements from the past 150 years of design including ceramics, furniture,
graphics, industrial design, interiors, and fashion, as well as biographical
information on influential designers, manufacturers, major museums and heritage
sites. The dictionary also covers major movements, key concepts, design
terminology, and important design institutions of international focus. Features
include funky illustrations at every letter's opening page, with zeitgeist
design concepts from Action Man and Barbie, to Ferrari and Electrolux.
Complete with vivid illustrations this is an essential addition to every
designer's and artist's studio shelf.