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Ferrari: Under the Skin catalogue - pre-order Ferrari: Under the Skin catalogue - pre-order

Ferrari: Under the Skin catalogue - pre-order

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Ferrari is an extraordinary, evolutionary company that emerged in the aftermath of World War II. Impelled by the fierce ambition of its founder, Enzo Ferrari, and the almost religious dedication of his team, Ferrari has since become one of the world’s most iconic and desirable car brands Drawing on rarely seen material, including personal ephemera, technical drawings, master models and striking product photography, Ferrari: Under the Skin offers an in-depth and revealing account of this fascinating success story Features exceptional and noteworthy Ferraris, each one chosen for its particular significance in the history of the company A must-have for Ferrari enthusiasts and car fans, as well as anyone wanting to know more about one of the most famous brands in history 240 pages 200 colour and black & white illustrations Pre-order for delivery late May
Designs of our Time: 10 Years of Designs of the Year Designs of our Time: 10 Years of Designs of the Year

Designs of our Time: 10 Years of Designs of the Year

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This book celebrates the ten-year anniversary of the Designs of the Year exhibition at the Design Museum. It is unique worldwide survey of contemporary design, reflecting a period of enormous social and technological change that began with the launch of the iPhone in 2007  A total of 840 innovative and thought-provoking designs from across the world, selected by 205 nominators, are featured in design categories: 135 projects in architecture, 117 in digital, 92 in fashion, 145 in graphics, 275 in product and 76 in transport Ranging from the scale of Zaha Hadid’s architecture to Harvard’s human organs-on-chips project, these are some of the designs that have defined our times: Alexander McQueen’s bridal dress for the Duchess of Cambridge, Google’s self-driving car, the London 2012 Olympic Torch, Pokémon Go, David Adjaye’s newly opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC, and many more
California Designing Freedom catalogue

California Designing Freedom catalogue

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How did California come to have such a powerful influence on contemporary design? This book explores how the ideals of the 1960s counterculture morphed into the tech culture of Silicon Valley, and how ‘Designed in California’ became a global phenomenon The central premise is that California has pioneered tools of personal liberation, from LSD to surfboards and iPhones. This ambitious survey brings together political posters and portable devices, but also looks beyond hardware to explore how user interface designers in the San Francisco Bay Area are shaping some of our most common daily experiences. By turns empowering, addictive and troubling, Californian products have affected our lives to such an extent that in some ways we are all now Californians Lavishly illustrated, California: Designing Freedom features essays by leading experts in the field, such as Barry M Katz and Louise Sandhaus, as well as interviews with key designers and thinkers, including Fred Turner, Kevin Kelly and April Greiman. It also features a rediscovered lecture by Steve Jobs, introduced by Apple’s chief design officer, Jonathan Ive
New Old catalogue New Old catalogue

New Old catalogue

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Published to tie in with the NEW OLD exhibition at the Design Museum, this book explores the potential for new design to enhance the experience of later life in the future Having more older people in society gives designers a major innovation challenge. From robotic clothing to driverless cars, this book looks at design for identity, community, home, working and mobility as our population ages rapidly Leading designers/ design teams will face the challenge of design for ageing and addresses the stereotypes and stigmas around ageing and the changing representations of older people in media, branding and advertising
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Beazley Designs of the Year 2017 Beazley Designs of the Year 2017

Beazley Designs of the Year 2017

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The Beazley Designs of the Year awards and exhibition, now in its tenth year, is an annual review of the most innovative, relevant and thought-provoking projects in contemporary design Introduced by Deyan Sudjic and guest curator Glenn Adamson, this illustrated catalogue brings together all the shortlisted projects, together with the reasons for their selection by an international cohort of design experts and practitioners It is a snapshot of the most exciting things happening in design right now
Designer Maker User

Designer Maker User

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Designer Maker User is the official catalogue for the Design Museum’s new permanent collection display. It also serves as an accessible introduction to contemporary design, providing non-specialists and enthusiasts with an appreciation of the objects and spaces that shape everyday life As well as showcasing the individual roles within the industry, this book demonstrates where the three roles merge, giving readers fresh insight into the sometimes complex, but always fascinating, world of design The book highlights key designs, designers, movements, and manufacturers in spheres as diverse as fashion, furniture, and the digital revolution
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Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World

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Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex Worldis the official catalogue that accompanies the opening exhibition of the new Design Museum. It is essentially a book about what design means today We know that design shapes the world around us, but Fear and Love goes further, arguing that it is implicated in some of the defining issues of our time. In this book, eleven designers from around the world – including OMA, Hussein Chalayan, Kenya Hara and Neri Oxman – explore a spectrum of contemporary themes The result is a diverse portrait of the world that includes sentient robots, networked sexuality, slow fashion and settled nomads. These are explored through the eyes of the designers themselves and through a series of essays by renowned writers and thinkers The result captures the emotionally charged mood of the present and suggests that design is a way of looking at the world, and a way to change it
Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living

Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living

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Reconnect with the child-like joy of taking something apart to see how it works This book makes visible the inner workings of some of the world’s most familiar designs visible
PATTERNITY: A New Way of Seeing

PATTERNITY: A New Way of Seeing

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In this inspirational collection of photography and essays, pattern pioneers PATTERNITY offer an entirely new way of viewing the world around us. Pattern is everywhere we go and in everything we do. We wear patterns, we walk over them, we even eat, drink and think them but it's unlikely they demand too much of our attention. Innovative creative and cultural organization PATTERNITY exists to look beyond the mundane forms that we see every day to find the hidden beauty in the underlying patterns that normally pass us by. A source of endless inspiration and innovation, this uniquely curated book will open your eyes anew. Hardback | 224 pages
ME & EU ME & EU

ME & EU

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ME & EU is a collection of postcards written and designed by UK-based creatives and sent across Europe as a means to reconnect the United Kingdom with the EU in the wake of Brexit The weeks following the referendum brought a global sense of division and disconnect as people evaluated their response and as voters of both ‘remain’ and ‘leave’ imagined the possibilities of a post-EU Britain. ME & EU is one such response At a time of introspection, ME & EU aspired to look outwards, to reach beyond island shores and reconnect The ME & EU postcards provided an intimate medium for individuals wishing to remain in touch to express their message visually: many are quiet, personal, and heartfelt, others are dissenting and defiant. Together they form a powerful and passionate voice with an underpinning spirit of humour and positivity Buy tickets to the Hope to Nope exhibition

ME & EU

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Susan Kare Icons

Susan Kare Icons

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This book provides a curated look at 80 of Susan Kare's favourite icons created between 1983 and 2011 A zoomed-in view allows the reader to see how many icons are crafted pixel by pixel and notes by the artist accompany selected images The book also features an introductory essay by Steve Silberman Signed by the author

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