The official Design Museum guide to the world's leading designers and design studiosCovers all aspects of design from architecture and products to graphics and 3D computer environmentsIntroduction by Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design MuseumFull of insightful and rare factual information making it an invaluable resource for anyone studying or interested in designDesign Museum is moving to a new West London location in 2015In its new location, the Design Museum aims to double its attendance to one million visitors per annum, thereby increasing its already established global recognition as one of the most important design institutions in the worldThe official Design Museum: A-Z of Design & Designers is the guide to the world's leading design innovators - from Alvar Aalto and Joe Colombo to Charles and Ray Eames and Zaha Hadid. It covers all aspects of design, from architecture, automotive design and heavy industrial design to product design, graphic design and interactive design, as well as key styles, themes, movements, technologies and materials. Each entry features an authoritatively written text as well as key biographical information where appropriate. This beautifully illustrated book is an important reference work on design that includes not only acknowledged pioneers of modern design, but also a roster of leading contemporary designers and design studios. It is an essential must-have book for design students, designers and design aficionados alike.
Charlotte and Peter Fiell are leading authorities on the history, theory and criticism of design, and have written over 40 bestselling books on the subject including Goodman Fiell's The Story of Design. Deyan Sudjic is a writer, broadcaster and director of the Design Museum, London, England. For 25 years, since Terence Conran first established it, the Design Museum has championed creative thinking and inspired problem solving, celebrating the talent of the world's best designers and architects.