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"Design 1950/ 2000: La Collection Liliane Et David M. Stewart" 2000 HANKS, David A. et HOY, Anne [textes de]

HANKS, David A. et HOY, Anne [textes de]

[239] pp.



11 1/4" x 10 1/4"

Abundantly illustrated, this panorama of design between 1950 and 2000 presents, in their cultural context, 130 exemplary creations from the second half of the 20th century. It is above all a question of furniture - produced in series or unique pieces - signed by designers or architects of international renown. seats, storage units, light fixtures. Constructed as a lexicon of design in the 20th century, it describes the influence of the economic and social context in which creation took place and how design has invested daily life. All works shown are from the Liliane and David M. Stewart Collection of the Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts / Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

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