By Ewa Solarz
Illustrated by Aleksandra Mizielinska, Daniel Mizielinski

The story of design in a nutshell.

D.E.S.I.G.N. is a fascinating review of 69 of the most innovative household items from the past 150 years - from the classic to the most crazy. These are icons of design from the most eminent designers in the world, from the ‘Le Corbusier’ chair by Philippe Starck, to the ‘Puddle Vase’ by Aalto. Through light and witty descriptions, colourfulanecdotes and bold illustrations, D.E.S.I.G.N. entertains, amazes and teaches us about the origins, aesthetics and form of objects that surround us.

  • Designs span 1859 to 2009 with objects from chairs and tables to an orange juicer, a bath and much more.
  • Follows on from the popular and well-received book H.O.U.S.E.
  • Display in the children’s section and the design section - this book is equally suitable for chlidren and adults

About the author

Ewa Solarz studied Art History at Warsaw University in Poland. For many years she worked as a journalist for the Polish magazine, House & Interior (Dom&Wnetrze). D.E.S.I.G.N. is her first book.

About the illustrator

Aleksandra Machowiak and Daniel Mizielinski graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland in 2008. They have their own graphic design business called Hipopotam Studio. They wrote and illustrated H.O.U.S.E. (Gecko Press, 2010).

ISBN: 9781877467837
Imprint: Gecko Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: December 1, 2011
Dimensions: 205 x 205mm, 168pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $34.99
New Zealand RRP: $39.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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