Un siècle de design en couleurs

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The 20th century saw a number of revolutions emerge – including the growing importance of color. This book revisits the special relationship that designers have with colors through 250 objects that merge color, form and culture!

Author : David Harrison, Jean-François Cornu, Hella Jongerius

Publishing house : La Martinière

Publication : Juin 2021

“Sitting on a color we like, we feel more comfortable.”

Verner Panton

Color plays an essential role in our relationship to objects. This anthology, which brings together furniture, fabrics, lighting and decorative objects, illustrates how color has become the major characteristic of emblematic objects of the last hundred years. Through short texts, A Century of Design in Color presents an accurate historical overview of the role of color in design and its growing importance in design Through 250 objects that merge color, form and culture, this book shows how color occupies an ever increasing place, from the Bauhaus to the present day.