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BOOKS ON DESIGN THEORY, AESTHETICS AND HISTORY

PUBLISHER
Spector Books

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 5.25 x 8 in. / 144 pgs / 35 color / 35 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Out of stock indefinitely

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2017 p. 173   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9783959051293 TRADE
List Price: $28.00 CAD $38.50

AVAILABILITY
Not available

TERRITORY
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SPECTOR BOOKS

Less Is a Bore: Reflections on Memphis

Edited by Julia Höner, Monika Schnetkamp. Text by Julia Höner, Tido von Oppeln, Oliver Tepel.

Enamored of decorative ornament, posing a challenge to modernism’s hegemony and drawing inspiration from the realm of architecture, the provocative designs of the Italian group Memphis (1981–88) caused something of a stir.

Less Is a Bore: Reflections on Memphis contextualizes the creative universe of the designers around Ettore Sottsass in relation to works by international artists, from Memphis’ predecessors to its present-day heirs. Memphis’ obsessive enthusiasm for the expressive possibilities of surface and everyday culture is connected to the work of artists such as Raymond Barion, Eva Berendes, Barbara Kasten, Graham Little and Tobias Rehberger. The book outlines their shared stylistic history in design and art, shaped by the phenomena of mass culture and fashion. Exploring Memphis’ place in the design, art and pop culture of the 20th and 21st centuries, Less Is a Bore reveals the importance of the group’s playful provocations.


Less Is a Bore: Reflections on Memphis

STATUS: Out of stock indefinitely.

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS

Diagrams of Power

DIAGRAMS OF POWER

Set Margins' publications

ISBN: 9789083350196
USD $30.00
| CAD $44

Pub Date: 7/2/2024
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War with Myself

WAR WITH MYSELF

Set Margins' publications

ISBN: 9789083404110
USD $20.00
| CAD $30

Pub Date: 7/16/2024
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Free the Map

FREE THE MAP

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ISBN: 9789462088122
USD $49.95
| CAD $71.95

Pub Date: 3/26/2024
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The New Designer: Design as a Profession

THE NEW DESIGNER: DESIGN AS A PROFESSION

Spector Books

ISBN: 9783959057486
USD $20.00
| CAD $28

Pub Date: 3/5/2024
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Decolonising Design Education

DECOLONISING DESIGN EDUCATION

Spector Books

ISBN: 9783959057479
USD $20.00
| CAD $28

Pub Date: 3/5/2024
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Dutch Designers Yearbook 2023

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nai010 publishers

ISBN: 9789462087958
USD $40.00
| CAD $58

Pub Date: 3/26/2024
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Commons in Design

COMMONS IN DESIGN

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| CAD $47

Pub Date: 2/27/2024
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Through Witnessing

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Set Margins' Publications

ISBN: 9789083350127
USD $27.50
| CAD $39.5

Pub Date: 9/10/2024
Forthcoming


What Design Can’t Do

WHAT DESIGN CAN’T DO

Set Margins' Publications

ISBN: 9789083350134
USD $25.00
| CAD $37.5

Pub Date: 3/26/2024
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Superstorm

SUPERSTORM

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ISBN: 9789083362175
USD $23.00
| CAD $34

Pub Date: 6/18/2024
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How to Design a Revolution

HOW TO DESIGN A REVOLUTION

Lars Müller Publishers

ISBN: 9783037787335
USD $50.00
| CAD $72.5

Pub Date: 4/16/2024
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Remaking the Crust of the Earth

REMAKING THE CRUST OF THE EARTH

Set Margins' publications

ISBN: 9789083318837
USD $16.95
| CAD $24.95

Pub Date: 9/5/2023
Active | In stock