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Twenty-first Century Design Hardcover – 2 Oct 2006

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  • Hardcover: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd; 01 edition (2 Oct. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844422690
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844422692
  • Product Dimensions: 19.5 x 24.7 x 4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,262,825 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Marcus Fairs knows a thing or two about design" -- Sunday Telegraph, 8 October 2006

From the Inside Flap

Design is no longer the passion of a wealthy elite. Today, good
design can be found in affordable brands that bring stylish products to
everyone, and Twenty-First Century Design embraces the emerging trends,
designers and key projects that are shaping our world and impacting on our
lifestyle.

The dawn of the twenty-first century has witnessed an explosion of
creativity in just about every field of design. There is a new spirit in
the air and in just a few years, the assumptions of the last century about
how things should look and function have been overturned by a new wave of
designers employing an astonishing variety of styles and approaches.
Architecture, furniture and product design are in the throes of a
revolution.

Meanwhile, the public's appetite for design is higher than ever before:
there has never been as much interest in the subject as there is today.
Right now, design is arguably the most exciting of all the creative
disciplines and this book is the essential guide to every aspect of
international design at the start of the twenty-first century.

Intelligently and provocatively written by the editor of icon magazine,
Marcus Fairs, Twenty-First Century Design places the contemporary scene in
a historic framework and explores the cultural and economic forces shaping
design now and in the future.

Marcus Fairs explains the vigorous debates under way in - and between -
different areas of design in a way that is accessible and engaging, and
looks at both the avant-garde and mass-market ends of the design spectrum.

Stunning full-colour photographs illustrate over 200 of the most popular
and groundbreaking "future classics" of design, from architecture, urban
planning and interiors through lighting, furniture and homeware to products
and visual communication.

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Format: Hardcover
First of all i just want to say that i am so happy to get this book. At the beggining i was not sure if i should get it or not, specially because there was no reviews of this book before... But i am more than pleased to have this book now.
I am an Architecture student, but i have huge interest on all the design fields, like Interior, Product, Fashion, Furniture, Lighting and Visual communication Design, which this book covers it all and represents it so beautifully!
I believe that all the Design fields are related nowadays,Architectural building with clothing texture and a Tea/Coffee pot with Architectural design!
Gorgeous photographs and easy text. This book is worth every penny!(even more the Amazon prices)
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VERY NICE BOOK--THANKS
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