Competitors: Dezeen has teamed up with Lars Müller Publishers to give readers the chance to win a single of five copies of a guide documenting the final century of design in Switzerland.
one hundred Years of Swiss Design presents an overview of the country’s achievements in furnishings and product design and style.
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“This reference function is the initial to current and discuss a comprehensive present of Swiss designers’ achievements, from the anonymous to the popular,” said a statement from the publishers.
The book is organised chronologically, with tasks selected by the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Christian Brändle, Renate Menzi and Arthur Rüegg.
It includes thirty essays by designers and critics describing themes that emerged throughout their careers, as nicely as 100 important performs from the Designsammlung – the world’s biggest collection of Swiss style.
“Aside from the style procedure, manufacturing tactics, distribution, and reception, the modifying roles of the designer — from mediator among kind and perform, entrepreneur, social employee, to branding architect — are examined,” mentioned the publishers.
Text is accompanied with big-format images of iconic products and their use in context, as nicely as notion sketches and graphics for marketing campaigns.
The 376-webpage hardback publication is offered from the Lars Müller Publishers site in the two English and German.
Competition closes 19 March 2015. Five winners will be selected at random and notified by email. Winners’ names will be published in a potential edition of our Dezeen Mail newsletter and at the top of this page. Dezeen competitions are worldwide and entries are accepted from readers in any nation.