A comprehensive and authoritative publication on one of the most popular periods of international design, including architecture, furniture, ceramics, applied arts, graphics, and textiles (Google Books).
A thorough guide on popular Postmodern design, this book covers everything from architecture to textiles. Born from philosophy and literature, Postmodernism challenged traditional design. Leaders like Michael Graves and Robert Venturi set the trend that defined the ’80s.
“Postmodern Design Complete” is a one-stop resource for this era. It highlights key figures like Graves, Mendini, and Sottsass, covering architecture, furniture, and graphics. It also showcases fifteen iconic homes and their interiors. The book concludes with a look at current Postmodern makers. It features over 1,000 images, a foreword by Charles Jencks, and an afterword by Denise Scott Brown.