Design as Art
By (author) Bruno Munari
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Design as Art by Bruno Munari
Book DescriptionOne of the last surviving members of the futurist generation, Bruno Munari's Design as Art is an illustrated journey into the artistic possibilities of modern design translated by Patrick Creagh published as part of the 'Penguin on Design' series in Penguin Modern Classics. 'The designer of today re-establishes the long-lost contact between art and the public, between living people and art as a living thing' Bruno Munari was among the most inspirational designers of all time, described by Picasso as 'the new Leonardo'. Munari insisted that design be beautiful, functional and accessible, and this enlightening and highly entertaining book sets out his ideas about visual, graphic and industrial design and the role it plays in the objects we use everyday. Lamps, road signs, typography, posters, children's books, advertising, cars and chairs - these are just some of the subjects to which he turns his illuminating gaze. How do we see the world around us? The Penguin on Design series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision forever. Bruno Munari (1907-1998), born in Milan, was the enfant terrible of Italian art and design for most of the twentieth century, contributing to many fields of both visual (paint, sculpture, film, industrial design, graphics) and non-visual arts (literature, poetry). He was twice awarded the Compasso d'Oro design prize for excellence in his field. If you enjoyed Design as Art, you might like John Berger's Ways of Seeing, also available in Penguin Modern Classics. 'One of the most influential designers of the twentieth century ...Munari has encouraged people to go beyond formal conventions and stereotypes by showing them how to widen their perceptual awareness' International Herald Tribune
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780141035819
(181mm x 111mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bruno Munari
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Il quadrato A1960 Bruno Munari. First English edition by Maurizio Corraini s.r.l. 2005. Il cerchio A1964 Bruno Munari. First English edition by Maurizio Corraini s.r.l. 2006. Il triangolo A1976 Bruno Munari. First English edition by Maurizio Corraini s.r.l. 2007.
Bruno Munari's ABC, Hardback (April 2006)
In this imaginative ABC book, acclaimed artist, designer, and children's author Bruno Munari shows how fun letters can be. From an ant on an apple to a cat in a cage, Munari pairs words and pictures in whimsical ways. Full color.
Zoo, Hardback (April 2005)
Illustrations and brief text introduce more than twenty zoo animals, including a rhinoceros that is always ready to fight and a peacock that struts proudly because he is the peacock. Ages 3+.
Speak Italian, Paperback (April 2005)» View all books by Bruno Munari
The Italians are the masters of speaking with their hands: think of a taxi driver in Rome stuck in traffic or a village gossip spreading the tale of a cuckolded husband. Bruno Munari's little handbook will help you decipher this language of gestures, an unspoken language you won't find in any dictionary.
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Author Biography - Bruno Munari
Bruno Munari was an Italian artist and designer, who contributed in many fields of both visual (paint, scultpture, film, industrial design, graphics) and non-visual arts (literature, poetry.)
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