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Design classics, 1880-1930

Author
Bröhan, Torsten.
Title
Design classics, 1880-1930 / Torsten Bröhan, Thomas Berg.
Format
Book
Published
Köln ; London ; New York : Taschen, ©2001.
Description
176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
URL
<Table of contents> http://swbplus.bsz-bw.de/bsz091884357inh.htm
Other contributors
Berg, Thomas, 1965-
Notes
"The picture material in this book comes from the Torsten Bröhan Archive, Düsseldorf."--Title page verso. Includes bibliographical references (page 175) and index. Text in English, German, and French.
Contents
  • Design classics 1880-1930
  • New concepts for a new century
  • The Werkbund: vanguard of industrial design
  • Art school reform: Burg Geibichenstein
  • International style.
Summary
This work illustrates the earliest pioneers of 20th-century design, who devoted their time to creating what is now known as "Avantgarde design". It covers over 200 original pieces from the collection of Dusseldorf art dealer and collector Torsten Brohan.
Subject headings
Design--History--19th century. Design--History--20th century. Decorative arts--History--19th century. Decorative arts--History--20th century.
Genre heading
History.
ISBN
3822868760 9783822868768 3822812854 9783822812853

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Auxiliary Library Facility
Call Number
NK1390 .B75 2001
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Stacks