Humble Masterpieces by Paola Antonelli
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Humble Masterpieces
By Paola Antonelli

Humble Masterpieces

100 Everyday Marvels of Design

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Humble Masterpieces by Paola Antonelli

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This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780500286036
ISBN-10: 0500286035
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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 by Paola Antonelli 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 by Paola Antonelli Talk to Me, Paperback (August 2011)

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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