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The genius of design

Author: Chris Wilson; Denis Lawson; Anthony Burke; Wall to Wall (Firm); Acorn Media (Firm)
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every aspect of modern life is influenced by industrial design, from office chairs to apartment complexes. This fascinating series delves into the personalities and technology that shape the world's environment, economy, and culture.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Wilson; Denis Lawson; Anthony Burke; Wall to Wall (Firm); Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 9781598284683 1598284681
OCLC Number: 705407784
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Bonus features: biographical sketches, discussion questions, famous flops.
Credits: Music, Anthony Burke.
Performer(s): Narrator, Denis Lawson.
Event notes: Originally broadcast as a five-part series on the Smithsonian Channel.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 242 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + viewer's guide (9 pages)
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation (16:9 aspect); stereo.
Contents: disc 1. Ghosts in the machine ; Designs for living ; Blueprints for war --
disc 2. Better living through chemistry ; Objects of desire.
Responsibility: produced by Wall to Wall Media Ltd. ; producer and director, Chris Wilson.

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Every aspect of modern life is influenced by industrial design, from office chairs to apartment complexes. This fascinating series delves into the personalities and technology that shape the world's environment, economy, and culture.

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