Designing Modernity: The Arts of Reform and Persuasion 1885-1945. Edited by Wendy Kaplan. Modern Design.

Designing Modernity: The Arts of Reform and Persuasion 1885-1945. Edited by Wendy Kaplan.

London: Thames & Hudson, 1995. First Printing of the First UK Edition. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket. This exhibition catalogue contains over 400 illustrations (300 in color) examining the social, political and aesthetic significance of objects produced between 1885 and 1945. Documented here are the ideas and designs that trace the course of Western civilization and the contributions of design to the monumentous changes that have changed our lives. Topics explored include Romantic Nationalism in Design, Decorative Arts in Amsterdam, Forging Modern Italy, Design in Fascist Italy and Design in Inter-War Germany. Item #22186
ISBN: 0500237069

Price: $250.00

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