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70s and 80s : the high-tech age

Author: Jackie Gaff; John Tyrrell
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Library, 1999.
Series: 20th century design.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charts the shift from modernist severity to post-modern wit, punk anarchy and high-tech innovation. Looks at design classics such as the Dyson vacuum cleaner and the Pompidou Centre; highlights the designers of the day, from Neville Brody to the Memphis Group; and explains new technologies such as the microprocessor. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Gaff; John Tyrrell
ISBN: 0431039585 9780431039589 0431039593 9780431039596
OCLC Number: 41338887
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Series Title: 20th century design.
Responsibility: Jackie Gaff and John Tyrrell.
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A study of design during the high-tech age. It is part of a series which looks at the progress of design through the 20th century and charts its influence on everyday lives, from fashion,  Read more...

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