by Penny Sparke. Published by Barron’s, 1998. Third printing. Hardback, red cloth. 272pp., over 500 illustrations. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.
The 20th century has been unique in the history of art and design, uniting creative imaginations with hi-tech and mass-production methods. Book focuses on the history of modern design movements with a chronological review of 80 top designers, from Otto Wagner at the end of the 19th century to Jasper Morrison, a young designer making an impact today.