100 Everyday Marvels of Design
By (author) Paola Antonelli
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Humble Masterpieces by Paola Antonelli
Book DescriptionThis colourful visual feast features 100 humble masterpieces of design, those small objects we use daily from tea bags to paperclips to hairpins without which life would be unthinkable. Each object is portrayed in closeup detail with a brisk and informative text on its origin and special design features, as well as a silhouette image of the object as we usually see it. Certain to appeal to a broad audience, this book celebrates our everyday lives in an all-new way.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500286036
(178mm x 178mm x mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paola Antonelli
Design and Violence, Hardback (June 2015)
Design and Violence.
Bio Design, Hardback (October 2012)
Examines seventy projects (concepts, prototypes and completed designs) that covers the fields of architecture, industrial processes, education, fine art, material engineering and bioengineering.
Pasta by Design, Hardback (September 2011)
Takes a fresh look at pasta, one of the world's most popular foods. It compiles and profiles 92 different kinds of pasta, classifying them into types using the science of phylogeny (the study of relatedness among natural forms). It presents a pasta family tree, revealing unexpected relationships between pasta shapes, their usage and common DNA.
Talk to Me, Paperback (August 2011)» View all books by Paola Antonelli
Published in conjunction with an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, this title thrives on an important late 20th-century cultural development in design: a shift from the centrality of function to that of meaning.
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Author Biography - Paola Antonelli
Paola Antonelli is curator of the Department of Design and Architecture at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. She was recently ranked among the top 100 most powerful people in the world of art.
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