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Industrial Design A-z (Hardcover)

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Form meets function
The industrial designs that shape our lives

If you take even the slightest interest in the design of your toothbrush, the history behind your washing machine, or the evolution of the telephone, you’ll take an even greater interest in this completely updated edition of Industrial Design A– Z.

Tracing the evolution of industrial design from the Industrial Revolution to the present day, the book bursts with synergies of form and function that transform our daily experience. From cameras to kitchenware, Lego to Lamborghini, we meet the individual designers, the global businesses, and above all the genius products, that become integrated into even the smallest details of our lives.

Alongside star designers like Marc Newson and Philippe Starck, and major global brands like Braun, Samsung, and Apple, lesser-known and newcomer entries such as Brompton Bicycles and Enercon wind turbines attest to product design’s restless pace, as well as to today’s most pressing challenges and priorities to which it must turn its creative invention.

About the series:
Bibliotheca Universalis— Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!
Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing. Bibliotheca Universalis brings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.
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Number of Pages: 616.0
Genre: Art, Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
Language: English
Street Date: October 29, 2016
TCIN: 51651658
UPC: 9783836522168
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-4072

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