101 Design Classics | Author: Silke Pfersdorf

With expert analysis, great photography, and a huge selection of familiar and unusual objects, this book explains what truly makes a design great and reveals the hidden stories behind the everyday things that surround us. The author, a writer and journalist specialising in design, has chosen 101 objects that have had a major influence on the world of design history, delving into the makers, the designers, and developments in production and style that made these pieces into design classics.

The text incorporates design sketches, portraits of many well-known and some unknown designers, as well as numerous exciting anecdotes from the sewing box of design history. This book provides an in-depth and informative overview of 20th-century design - and a glimpse of the first true classic objects of the 21st century.

Hardcover
30 x 23.5cm
272 pages

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