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World History of Design free pdf The definitive global history of design Authored by pre-eminent design scholar Victor Margolin, World History of Design is an indispensable new multi-volume work, providing a comprehensive and detailed historical account of design from prehistory to the end of the twentieth century. An unrivalled breadth of coverage Comprising three volumes containing almost one million words and 1,500 images, World History of Design features all world regions across all periods. From the earliest cave art and human tools to the recent development of a global design culture, it includes substantial new material on design in Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Design in context World History of Design examines the social issues of design, as well as those of form and aesthetics, in far more detail than previous published histories, relating design's development to the forces of trade, politics and economics. Multi-disciplinary relevance and appeal With its broad geographic and chronological purview, and its depth of discussion, World History of Design is an essential resource for students and scholars in design history, as well as in the fields of history, sociology, art history, and anthropology. It will also appeal to design practitioners worldwide and to a general audience with an interest in design.

About Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments- The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design- Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism- Discovering Design: explorations in design studies

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Author : Victor Margolin
Publisher : Berg Publishers
Data Published : 01 July 2014
ISBN : 1847888305
EAN : 9781847888303
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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