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Design: Intelligence Made Visible Hardcover – 30 Aug 2007

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  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Conran; 01 edition (30 Aug. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1840914777
  • ISBN-13: 978-1840914771
  • Product Dimensions: 25.5 x 4 x 28.7 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 978,606 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A very digestible smorgasbord of the modern world" -- Wallpaper*, December 2007

"Possibly the definitive word on 20th century design... am irresistible tome - opinionated, visually attractive an epic in scope". -- Homes and Properties (supplement to Evening Standard), 15th August, 2007

"a 'must-have' reference book for all design and technology departments... an indispensable guide to the contents of the modern world." -- Designing, June 2007

"a handsome new reference book... The book will be essential if you are forever confusing your futurism with your functionalism." -- Financial Times, 28th August 2007

"an authoriatative collection of essays on design's place in modern history". -- Design Week, 12th July, 2007

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A reference book for students, a source book for professional designers and a revelation for the public. A major new appendix has Bayley and Conran assessing the leading designers at work today, a Michelin rosette system applied to designers. Terence Conran has often been described as the person who has had the most beneficial influence on the British way of life in the second half of the twentieth century. Stephen Bayley is one of the world's best-known authorities on design and popular culture. Beautifully designed and written, with more than 300 illustrations. The definitive statement on design for the 21st century.

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