Title: Industrial Design
Publisher: Editions Flammarion
Book Condition: New
Traces the history of design materials from the origins of mass production in the Industrial Revolution to contemporary uses of wood, metals, and synthetics, and explores their potential roles in the future of the design industry. Num Pages: 352 pages, 360 colour illus. BIC Classification: AK; TGP. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 218 x 157 x 34. Weight in Grams: 1038. . 2006. English Language Ed. Hardcover. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9782080305190
Synopsis: This comprehensive work traces the history of design materials, from the origins of mass production during the Industrial Revolution to contemporary use of wood, metals, and synthetics as well as their potential applications for the future. This exhaustive reference covers late nineteenth-century design implications, contemporary design materials and their uses, and design trends?from the influences of information technology on design conception to ecological design considerations. Raymond Guidot (editor), an eminent design theorist, has organized exhibitions at the Centre Georges Pompidou's Center for Industrial Creation and he has written and contributed to numerous books and exhibition catalogs on design.
About the Author: Jean-Baptiste Toulard is a mathematician specializing in scientific and technical mediation. Jean Grenier is an engineer at the Conservatoire National Supérieur des Arts et Métiers, and a professor of technology at both the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs and Créapole. Jean-Jacques Salomon is an honorary professor at the Conservatoire Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers.
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