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blowup: inflatable art, architecture and design



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by Sean Topham. Published by Prestel, Munich , 2002. First edition. Hardcover, padded boards. 160pp. Illustrated. Fine

First complete history of inflatable design

“Ever since the first hot-air balloons sailed over the French countryside in the eighteenth century, both delighting and terrifying those watching below, the world has had ambivalent feelings towards air-filled forms. This first up-to-date history explores the fear and wonder evoked by inflatable technologies in all aspects of life: from children’s toys to military craft and everything in between.”¬†