Telling Time/L'Eloge de l'Heure - 1550-2015 PDF ePub eBook

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Telling Time/L'Eloge de l'Heure - 1550-2015 free pdf An outstanding tribute to the timepiece, "Telling Time" explores the history of watches and clocks from 1550 to the present. With playful, poetic, and always ingenious examples, the book investigates how the display of time has evolved. Focusing on unusual formats and highlighting watchmakers inventiveness and artistry, the book provides a look inside the minds of a diverse range of designers and visual artists, in dialogue with the brands that have elevated the watch from accessory to art. From conceptual designs to luxury treasures, "Telling Time" draws on collections from Cartier, Hermes, Longines, Piaget, Apple, Seiko, Samsung, and many, many more to illustrate how far the timepiece has come and where it might be headed."

About Chantal Prod'Hom

Chantal Prod Hom is director of MUDAC, Musee de design et d arts appliques contemporains, Lausanne. Fabienne Xaviere Sturm is honorary curator of the Geneva Museum of Watchmaking and Enameling."

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Author : Chantal Prod'Hom
Publisher : Five Continents Editions
Data Published : 15 September 2015
ISBN : 8874397208
EAN : 9788874397204
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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