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DESIGN Suisse

E. Meret & C. Eggenberger

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 354

  • Publisher: Scheidegger und Spiess AG

  • Date Published: Nov 2006

  • Stock Code: 60114

  • ISBN: 9783858811721

  • Binding: Hardback

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Posters, furniture, typography, trainers, textiles: Swiss design is rich, manifold and renowned. The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG SSR idee suisse) has produced film portraits of25 representative designersincludingthe Freitag brothers, Hannes Wettstein, Kurt Thut, Lea Scherrer, Esther Brinkmann and Jorg Zintzmeyer. Recorded ontwo DVDs, they are a part of this book on contemporary Swiss design, which includes reports specially written and illustrated by young photographers.

DESIGN Suisse looks at the designers' way of working and their most important works and also catalogues their complete works. An essay on the history and the current role and importance of design in Switzerland places them in context and the book also includes further important names, clients, producers, schools and artists active in several fields. There is an index and an annotated bibliography.

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