Phaidon design classics

It is an essential resource with extraordinary value for anyone who appreciates great design. Presented in a beautifully rendered, 3D environment, the application has been built to take full advantage of the large Multi-Touch screen and advanced capabilities of iPad. Happening 2 Jeanne Tan. Paul rated it really liked it Sep 11, From cars to chairs, from tableware to cameras, from toys to airplanes, the application features products that are most often still in production today, largely unchanged since their creations.

Uploader: Gardanos
Date Added: 3 May 2012
File Size: 41.42 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 49589
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

Phaidon Design Classics

New Technologies Simon Alderson. From the paperclip, to the Alvar Aalto Savoy vase, to the Jaguar E Type, all of the objects featured in the book fill our desks, cupboards, kitchens, purses, dreams and pockets.

Sara Sanchez rated it it was amazing Feb 15, These 3 volumes are encyclopaedic in their scale and thoroughness; they are really a two-dimensional design museum between cardboard covers. Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Sign in Contact About.

These texts provide a historical context, with key information about the development of the design, and an explanation as to why that particular design is important and groundbreaking. Classlcs About Phaidon Design Cl The Design Book The greatest compilation of inspirational design and must-have products ever assembled in one amazingly-priced collectable book Editions: Book ratings by Goodreads.

It is an essential resource with extraordinary value for anyone who appreciates great design.

Sarah P rated it it was amazing Sep 18, Basket 0 Checkout Sign in. Lance Wiggs rated it liked it Jan 06, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Feb 29, Spencer rated it it was amazing Shelves: The compilers tend to mistake mere hideousness and impracticality for good design, and brand names for innovation also included: Designed in pgaidon USSR: Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Review Text 'Creative cross-fertilization is a recurring theme in deskgn volumes, which are so engagingly written they would be great bedside reading. Description The three-volume book is an authoritative collection of design classics, which will include industrially manufactured products, carefully selected by a group of experts.

APP The most comprehensive collection of design classics available at a special introductory price for a limited period only. The Politics of Design Ruben Pater.

Phaidon Design Classics | Phaidon Apps

Mass Production Simon Alderson. Happening 2 Jeanne Tan. Lawrence Windrush rated it really liked it Aug 12, It consists of industrially manufactured products, carefully selected by a group of experts - from cars to furniture, from tableware to cameras, from everyday objects to aeroplanes. Alberto Zaliani rated it it was amazing Apr 18, Over fifty authors clsssics from designers to curators, critics, and academics, have contributed with short texts for each objects, providing phaidoon research and precise information.

A 'design classic' is an industrially manufactured object with timeless aesthetic value. It is an extraordinary journey through the objects that have shaped our society, from the first attempts to combine function and beauty in the nineteenth century, through the machine aesthetics of the thirties, the advent of plastic and other new materials in the fifties and sixties, up to the 'classics'-to-be of the last ten years.

This authoritative and phxidon researched collection charts the story of product design over the past years. Rumsoakedboy rated it it was amazing Jun 05, By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Even putting aside the inescapable pretentious mainstays, there's a lot o Uninspired and underresearched.

4 thoughts on “Phaidon design classics”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *