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The International Design Yearbook [Hardcover]

Ross Lovegrove , Jennifer Hudson
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29 April 2002
The 17th edition of this yearbook presents an array of contemporary domestic designs from around the world. This special materials edition presents a wide range of materials used in furniture, lighting, tableware and textile design.

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  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Laurence King Publishing; 17th edition edition (29 April 2002)
  • Language: German
  • ISBN-10: 1856692981
  • ISBN-13: 978-1856692984
  • Product Dimensions: 29.4 x 24.4 x 2.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,230,916 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"An exemplary series of product design annuals. The photography and graphic presentation are excellent." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Karim Rashid was born in Cairo. He established his own practice in New York in 1993, working for clients including Prada, Sony, Issey Miyake and Umbra. His book I Want to Change the World was published in 2001. Jennifer Hudson is an editor and researcher in the fields of contemporary architecture and design. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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1.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing 11 Oct 2011
By Emma
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I bought this book because it was on my recommended reading list, don't know why! lots of pictures but that's about it, didn't keep this book very long.
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Amazon.com: 4.7 out of 5 stars  3 reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Good one 5 Jan 2013
By Thoughts by CJ - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
This International Design Yearbook is a good one. I rank Patricia Urquiola, Karim Rashid, and Tom Dixon's books higher, but that may be purely personal preference in content and organizational methodology. This one, however, is also quite good. These books are gems to scoop up, as they are now a relic of past ideas of what the future of design will bring. It is telling to see how well these ideas panned out, and to see where these early kernels have taken us today. Clearly, each of these should be studied in design school.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great design book 3 Jan 2011
By Cool Artist - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
Great book... interesting design descriptions. Worthwhile addition to your collection. On a personal note... I own the chair that's pictured on the cover.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I. D. Review 29 Mar 2000
By Tyler S. C. - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
I thoroughly enjoyed the book. There are commentaries on design at the introduction, which I found informative and interesting. Also, the quality of work that is displayed is absolutely amazing. There is verything from furniture to lighting, to the most innovative products of our time. The editors did a fantastic job on the page layout, truly a mastery of graphic design as well. Another great series of books along these lines is the Graphis yearbooks. I love the book, and I can't stop looking at it!
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