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Detroit Style Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020
ISBN: HB: 9780300247084, Yale University Press, June 2020
150 pp., 29.2x29.2 cm, 100 colour illus.
Detroit, nicknamed Motor City, has always been a leader in car design. As the city became the center of the American automobile industry in the early 20th century, its studios became incubators for new ideas and new styles. This volume highlights the...
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speechless different by design
ISBN: HB: 9780300247039, Yale University Press, April 2020
216 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 80 colour illus., 15 black&white illus.
This catalogue pioneers a new approach to the art museum exhibition, using the power of design to explore how we experience the world through our varied senses. Six international design teams have collaborated with experts in neuroscience and cogniti...
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Tudor Textiles
ISBN: HB: 9780300244120, Yale University Press, April 2020
208 pp., 26.6x21.5 cm, 132 colour illus.
At the Tudor Court, textiles were ubiquitous in decor and ceremony. Tapestries, embroideries, carpets, and hangings were more highly esteemed than paintings and other forms of decorative art. Indeed, in 16th-century Europe, fine textiles were so cost...
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Radical Italian Design 1965-1985 (The Dennis Freedman Collection)
ISBN: HB: 9780300247497, Yale University Press, February 2020
224 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 117 colour illus.
In the mid-1960s, reacting to contemporary social and political upheaval, young Italian architects and designers began developing a new style that openly challenged Modernism. Known as "Radical design," this movement probed possibilities for visually...
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Henry van de Velde Designing Modernism
ISBN: HB: 9780300226669, Yale University Press, July 2019
224 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 52 colour illus., 89 black&white illus.
The painter, designer, and architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) played a crucial role in expanding modernist aesthetics beyond Paris and beyond painting. Opposing growing nationalism around 1900, he sought to make painting the basis of an aesthet...
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N. C. Wyeth New Perspectives
ISBN: PB: 9780300243680, Yale University Press, June 2019
216 pp., 27.9x24.8 cm, 158 colour illus.
N. C. Wyeth (1882-1945) was widely renowned for his iconic images of characters such as King Arthur, Robin Hood, and Robinson Crusoe that were reproduced as illustrations for books and magazines. The patriarch of the Wyeth family, father of Andrew Wy...
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Jan Tschichold and the New Typography Graphic Design Between the World Wars
ISBN: PB: 9780300243956, Yale University Press, April 2019
256 pp., 22.2x17.8 cm, 80 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Richly illustrated with images from Jan Tschichold's little-known private collection of design ephemera, this important book explores a legendary figure in the history of modern graphic design through the artists, ideas, and texts from the Bauhaus th...
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Weaving Modernism Postwar Tapestry Between Paris and New York
ISBN: HB: 9780300232592, Yale University Press, March 2019
280 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 59 colour illus., 45 black&white illus.
With a revelatory analysis of how the postwar French tapestry revival provided a medium for modern art and a model for its discourse and marketing on both sides of the Atlantic, "Weaving Modernism" presents a fascinating reexamination of modernism's...
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Rise of Everyday Design The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America
ISBN: HB: 9780300234985, Yale University Press, March 2019
256 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 210 colour illus.
In its spread from Britain to the United States, the Arts and Crafts Movement evolved from its roots in individual craftsmanship to a mainstream trend increasingly adapted for mass production by American retailers. Inspired by John Ruskin in Britain...
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Art of Graphic Design 30th Anniversary Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300238570, Yale University Press, November 2018
248 pp., 34x24.3 cm, 272 colour illus., 38 black&white illus.
Bradbury Thompson (1911-1995) remains one of the most admired and influential graphic designers of the twentieth century, having trained a generation of design students while on the faculty of the Yale School of Art for more than thirty years. The ar...
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