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Phaidon Design Classics V2 334-666: Mass Production
 
 
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Publisher Phaidon  
Format hardcover
Product Dimensions 9.9 x 8.6 x 2.4 inches
ISBN 9780714856667
Pages/Publication Date 1100/2006
Daedalus Item Code 38434
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From iconic items like Lego bricks and the Frisbee to sewing machines and office furniture, snow skis and airplanes, door handles and thermostat dials, the 333 examples of practical and elegant design in this second volume of Phaidon Design Classics have a timeless quality, and have barely changed since their invention. The book includes designs by Charles and Ray Eames, Jean Prouvé, Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto, and Achille Castiglioni. Originally produced in 2006 as three books bundled together, Phaidon Design Classics is now available as three separate volumes; they remain an outstanding reference for the finest examples of mass produced consumer products, primarily from the 20th century (though reaching from the 17th to the 21st). These are true classics, from scissors to chairs, watches to airplanes, selected by an international panel of scholars, curators, journalists, designers, and architects. Each of the 333 products in this volume (there are 999 total across the three volumes) is treated to a two- or four-page entry with large photos and drawings, and the book is indexed by product, designer, category, chronology, and contributor (each volume contains full indexes to all three).
 
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