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Stunning even by the standards of Vitra's high quality publications, this richly illustrated exhibition catalog looks at the art of reduction as the essence of design. Seeking to replace overblown modernist values like ''faster, higher, further'' with an approach characterized as ''less but better,'' this exhibition shows how fresh thinking, increased environmental awareness and new scientific discoveries have led to pared-down - yet beautiful - design. The objects considered are grouped by theme, such as Compaction, Inspiration, Logistics and Unity, and photos float on crisp, white matte pages. What they have in common is the designers' relentless quest for simplification of form, fabrication and use - the essence. Featuring engaging essays on the ethics of design.

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Book Description Vitra Design Museum Apr 2010, 2010. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 311x248x18 mm. Neuware - 'Die Essenz der Dinge' sucht nach den Motiven der Reduktion im Design. Mit einem Ausblick auf den breiten Horizont des Themas beginnend, rückt dieser umfangreich bebilderte Katalog zur gleichnamigen Ausstellung die industrielle Gestaltung ins Zentrum der Betrachtung. In detailliert recherchierten und anschaulichen Darstellungen berücksichtigt er die Bedeutung technologischer und ökonomischer Bedingungen ebenso wie den Dialog des Designs mit der bildenden Kunst und die wechselnden ethischen Maßstäbe, die an die Gestaltung gelegt werden. Er spürt die unscheinbaren Helden des Alltags auf, hinterfragt den Menschen als Maß aller Dinge und findet einen Sinn im Weglassen als paradoxe Intervention. 131 pp. Englisch, Deutsch. Bookseller Inventory # 9783931936501

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Book Description Vitra Design Museum Apr 2010, 2010. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 311x248x18 mm. Neuware - 'Die Essenz der Dinge' sucht nach den Motiven der Reduktion im Design. Mit einem Ausblick auf den breiten Horizont des Themas beginnend, rückt dieser umfangreich bebilderte Katalog zur gleichnamigen Ausstellung die industrielle Gestaltung ins Zentrum der Betrachtung. In detailliert recherchierten und anschaulichen Darstellungen berücksichtigt er die Bedeutung technologischer und ökonomischer Bedingungen ebenso wie den Dialog des Designs mit der bildenden Kunst und die wechselnden ethischen Maßstäbe, die an die Gestaltung gelegt werden. Er spürt die unscheinbaren Helden des Alltags auf, hinterfragt den Menschen als Maß aller Dinge und findet einen Sinn im Weglassen als paradoxe Intervention. 131 pp. Englisch, Deutsch. Bookseller Inventory # 9783931936501

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Book Description Vitra Design Museum Apr 2010, 2010. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 311x248x18 mm. Neuware - 'Die Essenz der Dinge' sucht nach den Motiven der Reduktion im Design. Mit einem Ausblick auf den breiten Horizont des Themas beginnend, rückt dieser umfangreich bebilderte Katalog zur gleichnamigen Ausstellung die industrielle Gestaltung ins Zentrum der Betrachtung. In detailliert recherchierten und anschaulichen Darstellungen berücksichtigt er die Bedeutung technologischer und ökonomischer Bedingungen ebenso wie den Dialog des Designs mit der bildenden Kunst und die wechselnden ethischen Maßstäbe, die an die Gestaltung gelegt werden. Er spürt die unscheinbaren Helden des Alltags auf, hinterfragt den Menschen als Maß aller Dinge und findet einen Sinn im Weglassen als paradoxe Intervention. 131 pp. Englisch, Deutsch. Bookseller Inventory # 9783931936501

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Book Description Vitra Design Museum, Germany, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bilingual. 308 x 244 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Essence of Things investigates the motifs and motivations of reduction in design, particularly industrial design. Thoroughly researched and beautifully illustrated, it considers the importance of technological and economic conditions, as well as the dialogue between design and art and the changing ethical standards applied to design. Color illustrations and descriptions of more than 160 objects accompany (bilingual) articles by Dirk Baecker, Martin Hartung, Wiebke Lang and Mathias Schwartz-Clauss. Bookseller Inventory # AA29783931936501

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