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Title Iconic designs : 50 stories about 50 things / edited by Grace Lees-Maffei.
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2015, ©2015.

Subject Design.
Alt Name Lees-Maffei, Grace,
Subject Design.
Alt Name Lees-Maffei, Grace,
Description 1 online resource (240 pages)
Contents Machine generated contents note.
Note General IntroductionPART ONE: HOT IN THE CITYPart Introduction1. Eiffel Tower, France (Gustave Eiffel, 1889)2. Ford Model T, USA (Henry Ford, 1908)3. London Underground Map, UK (1931)4. Tuk Tuk, Italy/India (Corradino D'Ascanio, 1948- )5. Sydney Opera House, Australia (Jørn Utzon, 1957-73)6. McDonald's Golden Arches, USA (Jim Schindler, 1962)7. Mobility Scooter, USA (Allen R. Thieme, 1968)8. Concorde, France/UK (Pierre Satre/Sir Archibald Russell, Aerospatiale/BAe, 1969)9. The London Eye, UK (Marks Barfield Architects, 1999):10. The Palm Islands, Dubai, UAE (Nakheel Properties, 2001- )PART TWO: PAGE TURNERS AND SCREEN SIRENSPart Introduction11. Isotype, Austria (Marie Reidemeister, Otto Neurath, Gerd Arntz, 1925-1934)12. Metropolis, Germany (Fritz Lang, 1927)13. Penguin Books, UK (Allen Lane, 1935 and Jan Tschichold, 1947-9)14. Helvetica, Switzerland (Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffman, 1957)15. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band cover, UK (Peter Blake and Jann Haworth, 1967)16.
Contents Bennetton Advertising Campaigns, Italy (Oliviero Toscani, 1986- )17. World Wide Web, Switzerland (Sir Tim Berners-Lee, 1989)18. Ray Gun, USA (David Carson, 1992-2000)19., USA (Pierre Omidyar, 1997)20. Facebook, USA (Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes, 2003)PART THREE: GENIUS AT WORKPart Introduction21. Paper clip, USA (Samuel B. Fay, 1867)22. Wooton Desk, USA (William S. Wooton, 1870)23. Incandescent Light Bulb, USA (Thomas Edison, 1880)24. Streamlined Pencil Sharpener, USA (Raymond Loewy, 1933)25. Bic Cristal pen, France (Décolletage Plastique design team, Sociéte; PPA, 1949-50)26. Polyprop Chair, UK (Robin Day, 1963)27. Valentine Typewriter, Italy (Ettore Sottsass Jnr for Olivetti, 1969)28. Rubik's Cube, Hungary (Erno Rubik, 1974)29. Post-It Note, USA, 1980 (Art Fry, 3M)30. iMac G3, USA (Jonathan Ive for Apple Inc., 1998-2003)PART FOUR: HOME RULESPart Introduction31. Jasperware, UK (Josiah Wedgwood, 1775)32. Heinz Brand (Henry J. Heinz & L.
Note Clarence Noble, 1869)33. 'Strawberry Thief' furnishing fabric, UK (William Morris, 1883)D'Ascanio, 1948- )5. Sydney Opera House, Australia Schütte-Lihotzky, 1926)35. Model B3 'Wassily' Chair, Germany (Marcel Breuer, 1925-6)36. Princess Telephone, USA (Henry Dreyfuss for Bell Telephone, 1959)37. LEGO, Denmark (Ole Kirk Christiansen, 1958) 38. Barbie, USA (Mattel, 1959)39. Juicy Salif, Italy (Philippe Starck, 1990)40. Dyson DC01 vacuum cleaner, UK (James Dyson, 1993)PART FIVE: PERSONAL EFFECTSPart Introduction41. Chopsticks, Ancient China (n.d.)42. Zori and Flip-flop Sandal, Japan/World (n.d.)43. Levis Jeans, USA (Jacob Davis and Levis Strauss & Co., 1873)44. Brownie Camera, USA (Eastman Kodak, 1888)45. Swiss Army knife, Switzerland (Karl Elsener, Victorinox, 1891)46. Chanel Suit, France (Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel, n.d., f. 1909)47. Coca-Cola Bottle, USA (Earl R. Dean, 1915)48. Hello Kitty, Japan (Yuko Shimizu for Sanrio, 1974)49. Sony Walkman, Japan (Nobutoshi Kihara, 1978)50.
Wind-Up Radio, UK/South Africa (Trevor Baylis, 1992)Notes BibliographyIndex.
ISBN 9780857853530 (electronic bk.)
0857853538 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 956971090

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