Fifty Dresses That Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 1840915870

Category: Design

Page: 112

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Everything around us is designed and the word 'design' has become part of our everyday experience. But how much do we know about it? Fifty Dresses That Changed the World imparts that knowledge listing the top 50 dresses that have made a substantial impact in the world of British design today. From the 1915 Delphos Pleated dress to Hussein Chalayan's 2007 LED dress, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.
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Fifty Dresses that Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1840915870

Category: Design

Page: 112

View: 5707

Everything around us is designed and the word 'design' has become part of our everyday experience. But how much do we know about it? Fifty Dresses That Changed the World imparts that knowledge listing the top 50 dresses that have made a substantial impact in the world of British design today. From the 1915 Delphos Pleated dress to Hussein Chalayan's 2007 LED dress, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.
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Fifty Bags That Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 1840915846

Category: Design

Page: 112

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Everything around us is designed and the word 'design' has become part of our everyday experience. But how much do we know about it? Fifty Bags That Changed the World imparts that knowledge listing the top 50 handbags, cases and backpacks that have made a substantial impact in the world of fashion and design today. From the original 1860 red budget box to a contemporary 2010 Vivienne Westwood bag, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.
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Fifty Shoes That Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 1840915897

Category: Design

Page: 112

View: 4078

Everything around us is designed and the word 'design' has become part of our everyday experience. But how much do we know about it? Fifty Shoes That Changed the World imparts that knowledge listing the top 50 shoe designs that have made a substantial impact in the world of design today. From the 1863 Frye boot to Zaha Hadid's 2008 Melissa shoe, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.
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Fifty Cars That Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 1840915854

Category: Transportation

Page: 112

View: 6246

Everything around us is designed and the word 'design' has become part of our everyday experience. But how much do we know about it? Fifty Cars That Changed the World imparts that knowledge listing the top 50 cars that have made a substantial impact in the world of British design today. From the1908 Ford Model T to the 1998 smart car, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status to give them a special place in design history.
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Fifty Fashion Designers That Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited,Lauren Cochrane

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1840916907

Category: Design

Page: 112

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In the world of fashion trends come and go, but the work of a small number of designers has survived to stand the test of time. From pioneers such as Coco Chanel and Christian Dior to the era-defining figures of Alexander McQueen and Paul Smith, explore the stories and examine the work of the 50 most ingenious and influential designers in fashion history. With stunning photography illustrating the seminal designers selected by the Design Museum in conjunction with Lauren Cochrane, Assistant Fashion Editor at the Guardian, Fifty Fashion Designers That Changed The World is a collection of the most illustrious, innovative tastemakers the fashion world has ever seen. Contents include: Coco Chanel Yves Saint Laurent Issey Miyake Jean-Paul Gaultier Vivienne Westwood Pierre Cardin Miuccia Prada Karl Lagerfeld Calvin Klein Tom Ford Giorgia Armani Phoebe Philo Christopher Kane ...and many more.
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Fifty Chairs That Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 1840915862

Category: Design

Page: 112

View: 773

Everything around us is designed and the word 'design' has become part of our everyday experience. But how much do we know about it? Fifty Chairs That Changed the World imparts that knowledge listing the top 50 chairs that have made a substantial impact in the world of British design today. From Thonet's 1870 Side Chair to Konstantin Grcic's Chair_One, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.
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Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1950's

Author: Paula Reed,Design Museum

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 9781840916034

Category: Design

Page: 106

View: 7236

One of three fabulous new titles in the successful Design Museum Fifty... series. Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1950s showcases fifty iconic outfits from one of fashion's most influential and exciting decades. From the bombshell glamour of Marilyn Monroe in How to Marry a Millionnaire to the emergence of teenage style, via the sculptural forms of Christian Dior's New Look and Balenciaga's double A-line, this elegant sourcebook celebrates all the looks that revolutionized fashion. With Paula Reed's lively and informative text and a wealth of fabulous photography, this book will be required reading for design students, collectors of vintage and all those who love fashion.
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Fifty Watches That Changed the World

Author: Alex Newson,Design Museum

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 9781840916799

Category: Design

Page: 112

View: 4812

The watch has long been a favorite of the design world - both as an indication of the wearer's style and as a test of the designer's ethos and aesthetic. From the early efforts of Le Corbusier and Louis-Francois Cartier to the advent of the digital era and the arrival of the smartwatch, the Design Museum examines the 50 most important and eye-catching examples of all time.
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Fifty Hats that Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1840915889

Category: Design

Page: 112

View: 7937

Everything around us is designed and the word 'design' has become part of our everyday experience. But how much do we know about it? Fifty Hats That Changed the World imparts that knowledge listing the top 50 hats and headwear that have made a substantial impact in the world of fashion and design today. From an early fourteenth century Russian crown to Noel Stewart's 2010 Ribboned Landscape hat, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.
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Fifty Typefaces That Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: John L Walters

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 1840916494

Category: Design

Page: 112

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The Design Museum brings you fifty typefaces that changed the world we live in! The digital revolution has made typesetters of us all as we define our identities through the typefaces we choose to communicate with the world. In this witty and insightful book John L Waters explores 50 of the most influential typefaces and shows them in use on posters, perfume packaging, buildings and more. From the power of Gotham - the typeface used in Obama's first presidential campaign - to the eloquence of Baskerville, from the classic cool of Helvetica to Wim Crouwel's provocative New Alphabet, this is a book of visual treats and wonderful stories. Contents Includes... Blackletter c.1455 First Roman Type c.1470 Garamond c.1532 Romain du Roi 1690 - 1745 Baskerville 1757 Bodoni late 1780s The first Egyptians (slab serifs) 1810 Wood Types - condensed grotesques 1828 - c.1900 The First Typewriter 1868 Franklin Gothic Condensed 1903 - 14 Cooper Black 1921 Futura 1927 Times new Roman (aka Times Roman) 1932 Helvetica 1957 Beowolf 1989 Comic sans 1994 Gotham 2000 Guardian Egyptian 2005- Ubuntu 2011 ...And Many More!
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Fifty Sneakers That Changed the World

Author: Alex Newson,Design Museum

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 9781840916782

Category: Design

Page: 112

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Over the course of its history the sneaker has undergone a complete transformation, taking it from functional sportswear to high fashion. The Design Museum's Alex Newson traces this evolution through the 50 most influential examples, from the classic Converse All Star up to the very latest blends of technological innovation and fashion-conscious style.
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100 Ideas that Changed the World

Author: Jheni Osman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446417484

Category: Science

Page: 416

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Every once in a while, an idea comes along that makes the entire world sit up and take notice. From the earliest understandings of our place in the solar system, via Darwinism, DNA, neutrons and quarks, right up to the theories that are pushing the boundaries of our knowledge today, we are forever propelled forward by our most gifted scientific minds. In this fascinating book, former BBC Focus magazine editor Jheni Osman explores 100 of the most forward thinking, far-reaching and downright inspired ideas and inventions in history, each nominated by experts from all fields of science and engineering. With selections from established authorities such as Brian Cox, Patrick Moore, Richard Dawkins and Marcus du Sautoy, Osman covers topics as diverse as the Big Bang, vaccination, computing, radioactivity, human genomes, the wheel and many more. Each essay looks at the logic behind these great inventions, discoveries, theories and experiments, studying the circumstances that brought them into being and assessing the impact that they had on the world at large. An intriguing and thought-provoking collection, 100 Ideas that Changed the World offers us a glimpse into the minds behind history's greatest eureka moments.
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Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1970s

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited,Paula Reed

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 1840916168

Category: Design

Page: 112

View: 323

The Design Museum and fashion guru Paula Reed present Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1970s. The most exciting, influential and definitive looks of one of the most significant decades in fashion! The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, enterain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and carchitecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance. From Bianca Jagger in Halston and Diane Von Furstenberg's first wrap dress to the rise of punk and Biba, this beautiful book outlines and details the most influential looks of the decade. The 1970s have been a key influence on recent high street and catwalk fashion - here you find out why. With Paula Reed's lively and informative text and a wealth of fabulous photography, it is vital reading for design students, collectors of vintage and everyone who truly loves fashion.
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Design Museum: Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed the World

Author: The Design Museum,Deyan Sudjic

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 9781840916805

Category: Design

Page: 112

View: 9796

One of two new titles in the Design Museum Fifty series published in conjunction with London's prestigious Design Museum. The history of modern architecture is as diverse as it is beautiful, varying wildly from region to region and era to era. Here Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, explores 50 of the most significant and striking buildings in the world, from the modernist aesthetic of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to the eye-catching flair of Beijing's CCTV Headquarters. Contents include: Villa Savoye, Poissy Rockefeller Center, New York Eames House, Los Angeles Montreal Biosphere, Montreal Pompidou Centre, Paris Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao Beijing Olympic Stadium, Beijing Selfridges, Birmingham ...and many more. Deyan Sudjic (Author) Deyan Sudjic is a writer, broadcaster and director of the Design Museum. Before his post at the Design Museum, he was the design and architecture critic for The Observer, the Dean of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University and co-chair of the Urban Age Advisory Board. He is a leading figure in the field of architectural theory. The Design Museum (Author) The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and architecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the center of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance.
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Figure Templates for Fashion Illustration

Over 150 Templates for Fashion Design

Author: Patrick John Ireland

Publisher: B T Batsford Limited

ISBN: 9780713485721

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 3681

Includes figures in movement from a variety of angles, and offers different body views and poses that can be photocopied, enlarged, or used as a guide.
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Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1960's

Author: Paula Reed,Design Museum

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 9781840916041

Category: Design

Page: 106

View: 8279

One of three fabulous new titles in the successful Design Museum Fifty... series. Building on the international success of the Design Museum Fifty... series, including Fifty Shoes/Bags/Hats that Changed the World, this new title - curated in the series by fashion guru Paula Reed - takes a look at key pieces in fashion history from the 1960s. From the Courreges 'Moon Girls' to Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell's 'romantic peasants', this books captures the influential looks of the decade. With more and more people buying vintage pieces to add to their wardrobes of contemporary items, this authoritative and inspiring book will prove an invaluable source of reference.
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Fifty Women's Fashion Icons that Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Lauren Cochrane,Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1840917474

Category: Design

Page: 112

View: 8287

Fashion is a powerful thing. It can be used for self-expression, to make a political statement, or simply to attract attention. Through this stunning collection, discover how these 50 trendsetters - from Twiggy to Wallis Simpson, Tilda Swinton to Michelle Obama - have used fashion to assert their position in the world and become iconic. With stunning photography selected by the Design Museum, in conjunction with Lauren Cochrane, Assistant Fashion Editor at the Guardian, Fifty Women's Fashion Icons is the perfect gift for design lovers and fashion followers of all ages.
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Fifty Bicycles That Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Alex Newson,Design Museum

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 9781840917369

Category: Transportation

Page: 112

View: 901

The bicycle is the world's most popular form of transport, and its design has evolved over the decades both in terms of style and technology. From high-performance cycles to practical run- arounds, conceptual bikes to commercial models, the Design Museum explores the fifty most innovative and influential bicycles in the world.
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The World's Most Influential Fashion Designers

Hidden Connections and Lasting Legacies of Fashion's Iconic Creators

Author: Nöel Palomo-Lovinski

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408127601

Category: Fashion

Page: 192

View: 1493

This is a comprehensive survey of 50 of the most influential designers, ranging from early celebrity designers such as Paul Poiret to current cutting edge designers such as Hussein Chalayan.The names chosen are there because they have had an extraordinarily powerful influence on fashion and collectively they are responsible for almost the whole fashion story of the last 100 years. Each designer's iconic creations are shown in detail, and graphic timelines and cross references show not only why these pieces were extraordinary in their own time, but why they are still influencing designers today. The timelines demonstrate design influence through the generations. The result is a fascinating look at the fashion world that will appeal to anyone interested in fashion as well as being a useful resource for all fashion students.
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