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By its very nature, design is modern design since the word has only been in vogue since the 1950s. [Feb 2006]
Designer (adj.) in the fashion sense of "prestigious" is first recorded 1966; designer drug is from 1983. --etymology online [Feb 2006]
Inflation of the term designSee Stephen Bayley's Taste: The Secret Meaning of Things (1991)
Form follows function
Form follows function is a slogan and principle of Modern architecture, including specifically:
It is meant to suggest that architecture should let the physical characteristics necessary to creating a structure dominate in its appearance, rather than elaborating and decorating. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Form_follows_function [Mar 2005]
Miller's: Collecting Modern Design (2001) - Sally Hoban
In search of radical design.
Miller's: Collecting Modern Design (2001) - Sally Hoban [Amazon.com] [FR] [DE] [UK]
The Sources of Modern Architecture and Design (1968|1985) - Nikolaus PevsnerThe difference between architecture and building is a subject matter that has engaged the attention of many. According to Nikolaus Pevsner, European historian of the early twentieth century, "A bicycle shed is a building, Lincoln Cathedral is a piece of architecture."
The Sources of Modern Architecture and Design (1968|1985) - Nikolaus Pevsner [Amazon.com] [FR] [DE] [UK]
Sir Nikolaus Pevsner CBE (January 30, 1902 – August 18, 1983) was a German-born British historian of art and, especially, architecture. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikolaus_Pevsner [Feb 2006]
See also: architecture - modern architecture - design - Modernism
History of Modern Design (2003) - David Raizman, Laurence Pu King
History of Modern Design (2003) - David Raizman, Laurence Pu King [Amazon.com] [FR] [DE] [UK]
The first book of its kind, Raizman’s History of Modern Design offers a gorgeously illustrated survey of the applied arts and industrial design from the eighteenth century to present day, covering furniture, metal, glass, ceramics, fashion, appliances, transportation, and advertising.
Chair on cover by Arne Jacobsen; (February 11, 1902 – March 24, 1971) was a Danish Jewish architect and designer, exemplar of the "Danish Modern" style. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arne_Jacobsen [Feb 2006]
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