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Design since 1945

Author: Kathryn B Hiesinger; George H Marcus; Max Bill; Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Publisher: [Philadelphia] : Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Design Since 1945 is an exhibition of 418 objects (appliances, ceramics, glass, furniture, lighting, metalwork, plastics, textiles, and wood) installed in the Special Exhibition Galleries. George Nelson designed the installation. The catalogue was edited by and features biographies by Kathryn B. Hiesinger and Geoge H. Marcus, Head of Publications. It includes essays by 17 contributing authors and was published by
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn B Hiesinger; George H Marcus; Max Bill; Philadelphia Museum of Art.
ISBN: 0876330561 9780876330562 0847805190 9780847805198
OCLC Number: 9895284
Notes: Accompanies the exhibition held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Oct. 16, 1983-Jan. 8, 1984.
Includes indexes.
Description: xxiv, 251 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Design and theory --
Design process --
Design and technology --
Design and society --
Design, invention, and fantasy --
Design for market --
Design and the consumer --
Design and government --
Survey of design since 1945 --
Appliances --
Ceramics and glass --
Furniture --
Lighting --
Metalwork --
Plastics --
Textiles --
Wood --
Biographies of designers.
Responsibility: organized by Kathryn B. Hiesinger ; editors, Kathryn B. Hiesinger George H. Marcus ; contributing authors, Max Bill [and others].
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Design Since 1945 is an exhibition of 418 objects (appliances, ceramics, glass, furniture, lighting, metalwork, plastics, textiles, and wood) installed in the Special Exhibition Galleries. George Nelson designed the installation. The catalogue was edited by and features biographies by Kathryn B. Hiesinger and Geoge H. Marcus, Head of Publications. It includes essays by 17 contributing authors and was published by the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Rizzoli International Publications, New York, and Thames and Hudson, London published a cloth edition.

The exhibition is supported by grants from Best Products Co., Inc.; The Pew Memorial Trust; and the National Endowment for the Humanities, a Federal agency. The catalogue received support from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Funding for the catalogue was also provided by COLLAB: The Contemporary Design Group for the Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Pew Memorial Trust; and the Design Arts Program of the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal agency. Video equipment courtesy of Sony Corporation of America.

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