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Usefulness in Small Things: Items from the Under a Fiver Collection

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ISBN-10: 0789334119

ISBN-13: 9780789334114

Edition: 2017

Authors: Sam Hecht, Kim Colin, Paul Smith, Angela Moore, Deyan Sudjic

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Everyday, low-cost, and mass-produced items gathered from around the world showcasing innovative design. This book presents a delightful collection of mass-produced objects that provide insight into the things that surround us. Common items such as nails, plugs, toothbrushes, soap, gloves, and sweets have their own function and differ in design from country to country and region to region. Some are examples of good and practical design, while others fail to fulfill their function. The collection shows an appreciation to detail by revealing how things are made and a sensitivity to the tasks people carry out, all the while keeping in mind the basic utilitarian design of these inexpensive…    
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Book details

List price: $14.98
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Rizzoli Intl Pubns
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English