Design as Art

Penguin UK
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How do we see the world around us? The Penguin on Design series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision forever.

Bruno Munari was among the most inspirational designers of all time, described by Picasso as ‘the new Leonardo’. Munari insisted that design be beautiful, functional and accessible, and this enlightening and highly entertaining book sets out his ideas about visual, graphic and industrial design and the role it plays in the objects we use everyday. Lamps, road signs, typography, posters, children’s books, advertising, cars and chairs – these are just some of the subjects to which he turns his illuminating gaze.

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About the author

Bruno Munari was an Italian artist and designer, who contributed in many fields of both visual (paint, scultpture, film, industrial design, graphics) and non-visual arts (literature, poetry.)
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Publisher
Penguin UK
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Published on
Sep 25, 2008
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Pages
224
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ISBN
9780141920801
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Language
English
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Genres
Art / Criticism & Theory
Design / Graphic Arts / Commercial & Corporate
Design / History & Criticism
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This content is DRM protected.
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