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Design in the Fifties: When everyone went modern

George Marcus

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 168

  • Publisher: Prestel

  • Date Published: Dec 1998

  • Stock Code: 12001

  • ISBN: 9783791319391

  • Binding: Paperback

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Once thought eccentric and frivolous, 50's design has become collectable and examples are appearing in museums alongside other classics of the century. This study shows how 50's design reflects the optimism and consumerism of post-war culture.

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