Author Greg Votolato presents the intricate story of how design evolved as a profession and a leisure activity. Votolato demonstrates that design in affluent American culture is as much about personalization of the material world as it is about the performance and appearance of manufactured goods. 114 illustrations.1974: Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. 1972: Nam June Paik: Paik-Abe ... 1991: Bret Easton Ellis, American Psycho. Lawrence Weiner ... 1988: Mazda Miata designed at Mazda Design, USA. I.M.Pei, Louvre Pyramid.
|Title||:||American Design in the Twentieth Century|
|Publisher||:||Manchester University Press - 1998|