From the Werkbund to the Bauhaus to Braun, from furniture to automobiles to consumer appliances, twentieth-century industrial design is closely associated with Germany. The Authority of Everyday Objects details how the postwar period gave rise to a new design culture comprising a sprawling network of diverse interest groups who all identified industrial design as a vital means of economic recovery, social reform, and even moral regeneration.
Pages: 350 pp
Publisher: Univ. of California Press.
Publication Place: Berkeley,
Book Id: 75341
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