Designs of the times - using key movements and styles for contemporary design.

By: Bhaskaran, Lakshmi.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Mies; London : RotoVision, 2005Description: 256 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 2880468167.Subject(s): Design - Product and Industrial | Architecture | Art | Graphics | Decoration and ornament-History-20th century | Design, Industrial-History-20th centuryDDC classification: 745.2BHA
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Designs of the Times is an essential, one-stop reference and inspiration resource for graphic designers, students and design writers. In addition to providing a grounding in each historical movement/style, each section shows contemporary uses of the style in multi-disciplinary design, enabling the reader to see how each style has evolved and can be applied. <p>Reference and research material are a must for any designer/design studio. Designs of the Times provides all the essential information needed to tackle any design brief with confidence and ease. The key traits of each style are also summarized at the end of each section, serving as an essential ôquick referenceö guide. Added to this, the bookÆs index system allows for multiple level entry, while cross-referencing ensures that this mighty tome is accessible and user-friendly.</p>

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction
  • Timelines Key Movements and Styles Designs
  • Designers Events Movements and Styles
  • Arts and Crafts Movement
  • Esthetic Movement
  • Japonisme Art Nouveau
  • Modernism Beaux-Arts Jugendstil
  • Misson Style Secession
  • Wiener WerkstStte Deutsche Werkbund Futurism
  • Art Deco Czech Cubism Vorticism Dadaism de Stijl Bauhaus
  • Moderne Constructivism Surrealism Rationalism Streamlining Organic
  • Design International Style Biomorphism Scandinavian
  • Modern Contemporary style Swiss School Pop Art Space Age Op
  • Art Antidesign Minimalism High-Tech Postindustrialism
  • Postmodernism California New Wave Memphis
  • Deconstructivism Endmatter Where to See
  • Further Reading
  • Picture Credits
  • Index