The first book ever to tell the whole story of design; from prehistoric times to the present day, this is an essential book for vocational and university students, as well as for adults seeking a comprehensive, yet accessible guide.
The Story of Design, by world-renowned design writers Charlotte and Peter Fiell, is a must-have read for all design students and practitioners and for anyone interested in how our man-made world has been moulded and improved.
This is a beautifully illustrated and accessibly written history of the development and evolution of design. A fascinating multi-stranded account that is truly comprehensive in its scope, it introduces the styles, movements, theories, materials, processes, technologies, leading practitioners and companies that have shaped design into what it is today. Providing an excellent overview of developments in design with regard to wider social, cultural and political matters, this is a must-have book for anyone with an interest in design.
Charlotte & Peter Fiell are leading authorities on twentieth and twenty-first century design, and have written over 50 bestselling books on the subject.
Table Of Contents:
Introduction • Chapters 1-20: chronologically covering the most important developments in design and the designers that made them happen • Bibliography • Acknowledgments & Credits • Index.