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Description - The Nature and Art of Workmanship by David Pye

This is one of the classic books on craftsmanship and design. In it, David Pye explores the meaning of skill and its relationship to design and manufacture. Cutting through a century of fuzzy thinking, he proposes a new theory of making based on the concept of good workmanship and shows how it imparts all-important diversity to our visual environment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713689310
ISBN-10: 0713689315
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 210mm x 14mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Herbert Press Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 6-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Pye

David Pye, who died in 1993, was an architect, industrial designer andcraftsman. For many years he was also Professor of FurnitureDesign at the Royal College of Art, London. He is also the authorof Ships and The Nature and Aesthetics of Design.

Books By David Pye

Nature and Art of Workmanship by David Pye
Paperback, September 1978