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Industrial Design 25th Annual Design Review

By: Carpenter, Edward K.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Whitney Library of Design (Watson-Guptill Publications): 1979

Seller ID: 002572

ISBN: 082307157X

Condition: Good


Ivory colour hardcover with titles in maroon on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Light foxing to textblock edges. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn and soiled. 190pp. profusely illustrated in b/w. This book celebrates innovation and excellence in American design (consumer products, contrat and residential design, equipment and instrumentation, environmental design) and includes an introductory essay on Charles Eames, who died in 1978. View more info

The English Tradition in Design

By: Gloag, John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1959

Seller ID: 001088

Condition: Very Good


Pale blue hardcover with titles in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, text clean, no marks or inscriptions. Binding sound apart from one loose photographic plate. D/j condition: Fair, spine sunned, with general shelfwear, no price-clipped. 89pp. First published as a King Penguin book in 1947, this is the revised and enlarged edition. Contains chapters on Mediaeval roots, Victorian industrial design and the handicraft revival. 40 b/w plates and 74 illustrations within text. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Design Real

By: Grcic, Konstantin (Curator)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Serpentine Gallery/Koenig Books Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 006475

ISBN: 3865607462

Condition: Very Good


Black hardcover with paper wrapper. Title in grey on front cover and title in black on spine of paper wrapper. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers and wrapper. Binding sound, no inscriptions. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of industrial design held at the Serpentine Gallery, London from 26 November 2009 to 7 February 2010. The curator, Konstantin Grcic selected 43 objects, the choice of which was guided by several basic criteria; all the selected products were "real" mass-produced items that have a practical function in everyday life, including furnitu... View more info

The New Architecture and The Bauhaus (Translated by P.Morton Shand with a preface by Frank Pick)

By: Gropius, Walter

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006547

Condition: Good


Off-white colour cloth with title in red on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Poor, generally shelfworn with a triangular piece missing to base of front cover of jacket (see image) and chips missing to head and tail of spine. Not price-clipped. 80pp. Sixteen b/w photographic illustrations. Scarce in dustjacket. View more info

The Dessau Building 1926-1999

By: Kentgens-Craig, Marget and Bauhaus Dessau Foundation (eds.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Basel, Switzerland, Birkhauser: 1998

Seller ID: 005624

ISBN: 3764352906

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hintof shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 207pp.Many b/w and some colour illustrations. Walter Gropius's Bauhaus, designed and built 1925/6 is one of the world's most influential 20th century buildings. The Dessau Bauhaus remains a symbol of the worldwide importance of the Bauhaus idea and of the revolutionary innovations it introduced in architecture, fine art, art education and industrial design. This book presents a comprehensive view of the building, with themes ranging from various aspects of the ar... View more info

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The Locomotive - Its Esthetics (sic.)

By: Loewy, Raymond

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Trefoil Publications Ltd.: 1987

Seller ID: 006523

ISBN: 0862940958

Condition: Fine


First published in 1937 by The Studio, this book was re-issued the year after Loewy's death in 1986. Brown hardcover with title blindstamped on front cover and spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. Not price-clipped. Many b/w illustrations. This book was originally written and designed by the French-born American industrial designer Raymond Loewy (1893-1986), and selects the most modern, effective and dynamic locomotive design of the inter-war years, bridging the transition between steam and diesel. T... View more info

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Wiener Werkstatte: Avantgarde, Art Deco, Industrial Design

By: Neuwirth, Dr.Waltraud

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Vienna, Austria, Dr.Waltraud Neuwirth: 1986

Seller ID: 005629

ISBN: 3900282250

Condition: Very Good


NB: Dual text in French and Italian throughout. (No English) Maroon hardcover with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 240pp. 60 colour and 109 b/w illustrations. View more info

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Vital Forms: American art and design in the Atomic Age - 1940-1960

By: Stayton, Kevin L. (intro.)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art in Association with Harry N Abrams Inc.: 2001

Seller ID: 006250

ISBN: 0810906198

Condition: Very Good


White hardcover with title in silver on spine.Condition: Very good, with just a faint hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 256pp. 237 illustrations, including 107 colour plates. This book was published to accompany the exhibition held at the Brooklyn Museum of Art from October 12 2001 to January 6, 2002, which then toured to Minneapolis, Nashville, Los Angeles and Phoenix. The period 1940 to 1960 was a groundbreakingbperiod for the arts in America. The use of organic forms crossed the boundaries between painting, sculpture, industrial design,... View more info

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Ron Arad

By: Sudjic, Deyan

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Laurence King Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 005574

ISBN: 1856691268

Condition: Very Good


Black hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and a couple of small tears to head and tail of sine of dustjacket. 224pp. 275 illustrations, 230 in colour. The industrial designer Ron Arad (b.1951) has been pushing design boundaries for over thirty years. This book is illustrated with a wealth of striking images, many of them specially commissioned. Based on a series of episodes which focus on individual objects, families of designs, categories and activities, the book reflects Arad's ... View more info