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History of Design from the Victorian Era to the Present A Survey of the Modern Style in Architecture, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design and Photography

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ISBN-10: 039373272X

ISBN-13: 9780393732726

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Ann Ferebee, Jeff Byles

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This unique cross-disciplinary book outlines the milestones of modern design history, including Art Nouveau#xE2;#x80;#x99;s breathtaking ornament, the Bauhaus#xE2;#x80;#x99;s #xE2;#x80;#x9C;new vision,#xE2;#x80;#x9D; the rise of the International Style, postmodernism, and contemporary currents, ranging from the Crystal Palace of 1851 to the iPhone.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/11/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 0.83" wide x 0.91" long x 0.06" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Alex Zucker's translation of Jachym Topol's City Sister Silver (2000) was selected for inclusion in the 2006 guide 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die. He lives in Brooklyn.Ann Ferebee's interest in design began in the late 1950's with a reporter's job on the staff of Industrial Design. In the early 1960's she launched Design and Environment, with a special focus on landscape architecture and the design of public space. She also taught the history of modern architecture and design at Pratt Institute and the Parsons School of Design. In 1979 she founded the Institute for Urban Design, a membership organization for landscape architects, architects, and planners, of which she is now…    

Jeff Byles is an author and journalist who has written about architecture, urbanism, and culture for The New York Times, The Village Voice, Metropolis, Modern Painters, Cabinet, The Believer, and other publications. His book Rubble: Unearthing the History of Demolition was named a Best Book of the Year by The Village Voice and Time Out New York.