100 Ideas that Changed Design
This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that underpin design thinking. These all-important concepts have not only shaped the evolution of design throughout its history, but also continue to exert an enormous influence on contemporary design practice. Written by two renowned design experts, it provides a concise history of the subject, while offering a fascinating resource to dip into for the general reader.
From the early historic origins of craft-based design to the blossoming of Modernism and the changes brought about by increasing industrialisation and digitalisation, this book traces the most important ideas in design. Arranged in a broadly chronological order, the ideas are presented through fascinating text and arresting visuals, 100 Ideas that Changed Design explores when each idea first evolved and the subsequent impact it has had up to the present day.
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