BOOKS ON DESIGN THEORY, AESTHETICS AND HISTORY

PUBLISHER
Spector Books

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 8.25 x 11 in. / 480 pgs / 100 color / 200 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 2019 p. 168   

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ISBN 9783959052306 TRADE
List Price: $55.00 CDN $75.00

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SPECTOR BOOKS

Dust & Data

Traces of the Bauhaus Across 100 Years

Edited by Ines Weizman. Text by Pep Avilés, Anna Bokov, Peter Bernhard, Nicholas de Monchaux, Marija Dremaité, Christopher T. Green, Hamed Khosravi, Norbert Korrek, Michael Kubo, Jörg Paulus, Alina Payne, Robin Schuldenfrei, Bernhard Siegert, Ines Sonder, Daniel Taliesnik, Georg Vrachliotis, Anselm Wagner.

A revelatory and nuanced history of the Bauhaus

Dealing with the hundred year history of the Bauhaus, this book is framed by two material concepts: dust & data. While dust foregrounds new approaches to the material analysis of objects and ruins, data designates new approaches to managing the enormous amount of information accumulated about the subject over the years.

An extraordinary group of leading international scholars, architects, theorists, artists, and novelists unearth new details about the history of the school and reveal the perspectives of marginalized, dislocated, silenced, and dispersed voices that have gone unheard – until now. These include the voices of queer architects, of the (too) few women practitioners, of those in the global South who studied at the Bauhaus or were influenced by its ideas, and the perception of the school beyond the Iron Curtain of the Cold War.

The essays, conversations, and documents collected here cover a time span that starts with the inception of the Bauhaus school in 1919 in the immediate aftermath of World War I and extends through several stages of dislocation to its demise on the eve of World War II. This collection also engages with the school’s multiple afterlives. It deals with the migration of teachers and students, the dissemination of its ideas into various cultural contexts, the state of the buildings that were left behind, and the circulation of objects produced by Bauhaus protagonists.

Altogether this book offers an unprecedentedly complex and unique conversation regarding Bauhaus history, underpinned by its ideological and cultural interpretations, and is an invaluable resource for scholars and practitioners alike.


Dust & Data

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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS

A5/07: Rolf Muller

A5/07: ROLF MULLER

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784143
USD $40.00
| CAN $54

Pub Date: 2/27/2014
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Global Design

GLOBAL DESIGN

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782101
USD $30.00
| CAN $40

Pub Date: 3/25/2010
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Findings on Light

FINDINGS ON LIGHT

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784907
USD $39.00
| CAN $52.5

Pub Date: 12/5/2016
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Apple

APPLE

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783863
USD $42.00
| CAN $55

Pub Date: 1/21/2014
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Ruedi Baur Integral

RUEDI BAUR INTEGRAL

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781340
USD $80.00
| CAN $107.5

Pub Date: 1/25/2010
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Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design

ARE WE HUMAN? NOTES ON AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF DESIGN

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785119
USD $20.00
| CAN $27.95

Pub Date: 1/15/2017
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Max Bill's View of Things

MAX BILL'S VIEW OF THINGS

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783726
USD $49.00
| CAN $65

Pub Date: 2/20/2015
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Design in Question

DESIGN IN QUESTION

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782804
USD $28.00
| CAN $38.5

Pub Date: 5/1/2012
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Spector Cut + Paste: #1-4

SPECTOR CUT + PASTE: #1-4

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669045
USD $27.00
| CAN $37

Pub Date: 9/1/2013
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Under the Radar

UNDER THE RADAR

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959051040
USD $45.00
| CAN $60

Pub Date: 2/2/2017
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Léo Favier: What, You Don't Know Grapus?

LéO FAVIER: WHAT, YOU DON'T KNOW GRAPUS?

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669496
USD $25.00
| CAN $34.5

Pub Date: 1/1/2015
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Taking a Line for a Walk

TAKING A LINE FOR A WALK

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959050814
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Pub Date: 1/9/2016
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