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A comprehensive, genre-defining survey of children's product and furniture design from Bauhaus to today. Hardback.

Design for Children, a must-have book for all style-conscious and design-savvy readers, documents the evolution of design for babies, toddlers, and beyond. The book spotlights more than 450 beautiful, creative, stylish, and clever examples of designs created exclusively for kids - from toys, furniture, and tableware, to textiles, lights, and vehicles.

Contemporary superstars and twentieth-century masters, including Philippe Starck, Nendo, Marc Newson, Piero Lissoni, Kengo Kuma, and Marcel Wanders, are showcased.

Overview:
  • A groundbreaking overview of this emerging design discipline - and the coolest book on the subject
  • From elegant high-end furniture to fun and quirky toys
  • Spans a century of design for children, from Bauhaus products to the twenty-first century
  • Showcases the work of contemporary superstars and twentieth-century masters, including Philippe Starck, Nendo, Marc Newson, Piero Lissoni, Kengo Kuma, and Marcel Wanders, as well as the work of anonymous designers
  • Features toys, furniture, cutlery, bowls and plates, textiles, lights, vehicles, and decorative accessories, as well as products for bath time and bedtime
  • A must-have book for all style-conscious and design-savvy readers, including parents, friends, and family

Specifications: 
  • Hardback
  • English
  • 24.5cm x 21cm
  • 536pp
  • 650 colour illustrations

About the author:
Kimberlie Birks is a New York-based design writer and editor. Born in Montreal, she studied art history at Brown University and design criticism at the School of Visual Arts, where she wrote a graduate thesis on playground design. Her writing has featured in Dwell, Domus, Metropolis, and Azure.

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Design for Children, a must-have book for all style-conscious and design-savvy readers, documents the evolution of design for babies, toddlers, and beyond. The book spotlights more than 450 beautiful, creative, stylish, and clever examples of designs created exclusively for kids - from toys, furniture, and tableware, to textiles, lights, and vehicles.

Contemporary superstars and twentieth-century masters, including Philippe Starck, Nendo, Marc Newson, Piero Lissoni, Kengo Kuma, and Marcel Wanders, are showcased.

Overview:
  • A groundbreaking overview of this emerging design discipline - and the coolest book on the subject
  • From elegant high-end furniture to fun and quirky toys
  • Spans a century of design for children, from Bauhaus products to the twenty-first century
  • Showcases the work of contemporary superstars and twentieth-century masters, including Philippe Starck, Nendo, Marc Newson, Piero Lissoni, Kengo Kuma, and Marcel Wanders, as well as the work of anonymous designers
  • Features toys, furniture, cutlery, bowls and plates, textiles, lights, vehicles, and decorative accessories, as well as products for bath time and bedtime
  • A must-have book for all style-conscious and design-savvy readers, including parents, friends, and family

Specifications: 
  • Hardback
  • English
  • 24.5cm x 21cm
  • 536pp
  • 650 colour illustrations

About the author:
Kimberlie Birks is a New York-based design writer and editor. Born in Montreal, she studied art history at Brown University and design criticism at the School of Visual Arts, where she wrote a graduate thesis on playground design. Her writing has featured in Dwell, Domus, Metropolis, and Azure.
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Item Code :PHB-9780714875194
Manufacturer Code :9780714875194
Barcode :9780714875194
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Length:25.6 cm
Width :1.5 cm
Height :29.8 cm
Weight :0.9 kg
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Length:1.5 cm
Width :25.6 cm
Height :29.8 cm
Weight :0.9 kg
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