Eva Zeisel on Design: The Magic Language of Things

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Eva Zeisel on Design With a trailblazing career that spans more than seventy-five years and continues to this day, with recent creations that include a Martini glass featured in Bombay Sapphire ads and vases for Klein-Reid, Eva Zeisel stands at the forefront of modern designers. Her works are a reflection of a profoundly independent vision and are featured in the permanent collections of museums throughout the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. In this lavishly illustrated, full-color book, the designer for the first time communicates the ideas that have guided and inspired her. Each aspect of the design process is analyzed?variety, sp...

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"'[Zeisel] is absolutely one of the greats of twentieth-century design... Her work is about the emotional effect objects have on us. It is the most essential and meaningful activity' Christopher Wilk, Chief Curator, Department of Furniture and Woodwork, The Victoria and Albert Museum 'Zeisel has always been ahead of, or outside, her time... She is justly revered for enlivening the 20th century with elegant, expressive modern ceramics' The Washington Post"

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Born in Budapest in l906, Eva Zeisel emigrated to the United States in 1938, after having designed glass and pottery for factories in Berlin, Hamburg, and Russia. Among her many awards and honors, she has received a senior award from the National Endowment for the Arts, and was the subject of a touring exhibition sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Musee des Arts Decoratifs.

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