The A-Z of Modern Design

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This encyclopedia is the most comprehensive guide available to international product design of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It includes more than 300 entries on influential designers and studios and the most important design-led manufacturers worldwide, both past and present, from Frank Lloyd Wright, Raymond Loewy and Philippe Starck to Apple, Ikea and BMW. The products featured range from classic cars, furniture and ceramics to the latest MP3 players. Each entry includes an informative profile, a biography or company history, and a product chronology, and is accompanied by colour photographs.

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350 entries, profusely illustrated with over 2800 colour photographs

A–Z format, extensive cross-referencing and simple colour-coded system of entries ensure quick access to information

Includes useful biographies of designers, company histories and chronological listings of products

An essential reference for students and anyone interested in modern design

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Bernd Polster is a writer specializing in design and cultural history. Claudia Neumann is the author of Design Calendar and Designlexicon Italy. Markus Schuler writes about product design, graphics and fashion.

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