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British Design from 1948: Innovation in the Modern Age

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Editor: Christopher Breward & Ghislaine Wood
Publisher: V&A Publishing
Publication: 2012, First Edition
Binding: Softcover, section sewn
Pages: 1400
Size: 250 x 285
Text: English

(Publishers overview) 'This landmark book celebrates the best of British design, documenting the transformation and impact of designers' work over the years between the post-war 'Austerity Games' of 1948 and the 2012 Olympics. As well as essays by leading curators and commentators, British Design from 1948 incorporates pieces by key practitioners (including Peter Saville, Barbara Hulanicki, Paul Smith and Tom Dixon) to build a comprehensive survey of over 350 of the finest examples of fashion and textiles, furniture, ceramics and glass, theatre design, graphics, photography, architecture, fine art and sculpture from this period. In addition to discussing works commissioned for official purposes, including the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and the Festival of Britain, the book highlights the globally influential, and very British, counter-culture, from the sixties boutiques of Mary Quant and Ossie Clark through to the club cultures of Punk, the New Romantics and Rave.'

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing to cover.

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