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Work, life, tools : the things we use to do the things we do

Author: Milton Glaser; Matthew Klein; Steelcase Design Partnership (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Monacelli Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do tools influence our work and lives? What would 50 Americans - from film makers to goldsmiths - name as the implements essential to their success? We asked. The answers - whether surprising, whimsical, or poignant - are revealing. The result is Work, Life, Tools, a retrospective of contemporary American life as told through the things we use to do the things we do.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Work, life, tools.
New York : Monacelli Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605468549
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Glaser; Matthew Klein; Steelcase Design Partnership (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 1885254830 9781885254832
OCLC Number: 37261120
Notes: Book to accompany an exhibition scheduled to tour the U.S. through the year 2000.
Description: 237 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: based on an exhibition created by Milton Glaser and the Steelcase Design Partnership ; foreword by George Beylerian ; introduction by Stanley Abercrombie ; photography by Matthew Klein ; book design by Milton Glaser.
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How do tools influence our work and lives? What would 50 Americans - from film makers to goldsmiths - name as the implements essential to their success? We asked. The answers - whether surprising, whimsical, or poignant - are revealing. The result is Work, Life, Tools, a retrospective of contemporary American life as told through the things we use to do the things we do.

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