Design Collections and Design Museums



The Future Is Not What It Used to Be Edited by ZoŽ Ryan, Meredith Carruthers. Text by ZoŽ Ryan, et al. Curators ZoŽ Ryan and Meredith Carruthers use the Istanbul Design Biennial as a forum for posing questions and generating dialogue. This richly illustrated volume presents more than 50 international projects by designers working across disciplines, >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739368
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Pbk, 7.5 x 7.5 in. / 336 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 | In stock


Carnegie Museum of Art: Decorative Arts and Design Edited by Jason T. Busch. Text by Jason T. Busch, Rachel Delphia, Sarah Nichols, Dawn Reid, Richard Simmons. Carnegie Museum of Art is renowned for its collection of decorative arts and design objects. This volume presents, for the first time, the collection's highlights, from early porcelain to Arts and Crafts furniture to contemporary >>more
Carnegie Museum of Art
ISBN 9780880390521
US $19.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 8.75 in. / 224 pgs / 250 color / b&w / 10 duotone.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 | In stock
ECAL Edited by Lionel Bovier. The …cole Cantonale díArt de Lausanne (ECAL) has evolved from a regional school into an internationally renowned institution. This success story owes much to ECAL director Pierre Keller, but there is also a diverse team >>more
ISBN 9783905770902
US $49.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hardback , 11 x 12.5 in. / 390 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 | Not available
Silver of the Americas, 1600-2000 Edited by Gerald W.R. Ward and Jeannine Falino. Text by Gerald W.R. Ward, Jeannine Falino, Jane Port, Rebecca Ann Gay Reynolds. At more than 500 pages, and featuring 1000 detailed reproductions, this handsome, extensive collection catalogue complements and updates Kathryn C. Buhler's landmark 1972 opus, American Silver, 1655-1825. It includes all of the American silver in >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467211
US $100.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9 x 10.75 in. / 544 pgs / 1,000 b&w and 30 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2007 | Awaiting stock
Textile and Fashion Arts Essays by Pamela A. Parmal, Lauren D. Whitley, Susan Ward, Alexandra B. Huff and Tiffany Webber-Hanchett. Humans have been producing textiles since the days of hunting and gathering. Over time, those primitive woven baskets, animal-skin garments and woolen coverings have given way to the increasingly sophisticated and varied clothing, furnishings, accessorie >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466993
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Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 224 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 07/01/2006 | In stock



Design Museum Gent Text by Lieven Daenens. The Design Museum Gent is internationally renowned for its collection of furniture and objects from the 1600s up until today. Its works span in taste and philosophy from an ornate eighteenth-century wooden chandelier by the >>more
Stichting Kunstboek
ISBN 9789058562432
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.25 x 9.25 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 | Out of print
Designprize Rotterdam 2007 Edited by Thimo te Duits. Introduction by Annemartine van Kesteren. Text by Bas Heijne, Gert Staal. Every two years, two product designers win the Rotterdam Design Prize. The 14 top contenders for 2007 are gathered here, from Petra Blaisseís textile works to Ton Mattonís high-design, urban chicken coop. Other standouts include >>more
Veenman Publishers
ISBN 9789086900879
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 9.5 in. / 100 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 | Out of print
English Silver In The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston, Volume 2 Artwork by Ellen Alcorn. The collection of English silver at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston was established in the 1930s and has long been considered one of the finest collections of such objects in the world, having grown >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878464807
US $85.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9 x 11.5 in. / 416 pgs / 28 color / 800 duotone.
Pub Date: 12/02/2000 | Out of print
Every Thing Design Edited by Christian Bršndle, Verena Formanek. Text by Christian Bršndle, Glenn Adamson. The great Dutch book designer Irma Boom designed this handsome, hefty gem, which features 700 prints, posters and other objects from the collection of Zurich's Gestaltung Museum. It is a collection renowned worldwide for its >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775723312
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 4.75 x 6 in. / 800 pgs / 600 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 | Out of print
Fascinating Tinplate Text by Carsten Fleischhauer, David Pressland, Guntram Turkowski. Fascinating Tinplate depicts one of the largest private collections of tinplate toys in Germany, a collection that is here made public for the first time, in close-up photographs that lovingly animate a lost world of >>more
ISBN 9783866781818
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Hbk, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 289 color / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 | Out of print
Ode to Joy Edited by Yuri A. Traisman. Text by Donald Kuspit, Elena Smirnova, Karen Kettering, Elvira Sametskaya, Alexander Borovsky, Olga Sosnina. Epilogue by Natalis Sipovskaya, Olga Sosnina. A bearded Jewish man with an umbrella from the 1870s, a stiff border guard from the 1930s, a serious but sexy female geologist from the 1950s and a young boy with a lemur on his >>more
ISBN 9780615247151
US $150.00 CAN $180.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 13 in. / 528 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 | Out of print


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