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The genius of design : the compelling five part series on designs that shaped our lives

Author: Denis LawsonChris WilsonTim KirbyBritish Broadcasting Corporation.Wall to Wall Media Limited.All authors
Publisher: [London] : Wall to Wall Media : Distributed by Acorn Media UK, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The series tells the story of design from the Industrial Revolution through 20s modernism, the impact of war and freedoms of a post-war world, the swinging 60s, the designer 80s and up to the present day.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Lawson; Chris Wilson; Tim Kirby; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Wall to Wall Media Limited.; Acorn Media.
OCLC Number: 646999967
Language Note: English with subtitles in English.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a television series on BBC.
Credits: Series producer: Tim Kirby.
Performer(s): Narrated by Denis Lawson.
Target Audience: Exempt from classification.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 243 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; colour PAL; aspect ratio 16.9; Dolby Digital.
Contents: disc 1. pt. 1. Ghosts in the machine ; pt. 2. Designs for living ; pt. 3. Blueprints for war --
disc 2. pt. 4. Better living through chemistry ; pt. 5. Objects of desire.
Responsibility: producer and director, Chris Wilson.

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The series tells the story of design from the Industrial Revolution through 20s modernism, the impact of war and freedoms of a post-war world, the swinging 60s, the designer 80s and up to the present day.

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