Japanese Design

Japanese Design

A Survey Since 1950

Book - 1995
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This is a presentation of modern design in Japan, documenting an interpretation of the forms and aesthetics of products made for everyday use. Tracing the development of more than 250 objects - ranging from a simple white porcelain soy-sauce container of the 1950s to the complex electronic equipment and pace-setting fashions of the 1980s and 1990s - this book examines the work or designers who have challenged their Western counterparts in terms of adventurousness and originality.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Philadelphia Museum of Art in association with H.N. Abrams, New York, 1995
ISBN: 9780810935099
Branch Call Number: 745.4495209045 J271 1995
Characteristics: 236 p. : col. ill. ; 31 x 32 cm


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