Twenty Over Eighty

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Twenty Over Eighty features profiles and interviews with 20 creative professionals over the age of 80 who have dedicated their lives to design. In revealing conversations with creative minds from a broad variety of fields, from architecture and advertising to furniture, product, industrial, and graphic design, design. Writers Aileen Kwun and Bryn Smith spotlight makers and thinkers who continue to experiment, innovate, and make vital contributions to their disciplines well into their eighth decade. Twenty Over Eighty is not only a record of their remarkable histories and experiences, but also a source of knowledge and inspiration for contemporary creatives and generations of designers to come. The book includes interviews with graphic designers Seymour Chwast, Milton Glaser, Bob Gill, Richard Hollis, Lora Lamm, and Deborah Sussman; architects Kenneth Frampton, Alessandro Mendini, Ricardo Scofidio, and Beverly Willis; urbanist Jane Thompson; furniture designer Jens Risom; and textile designer Jack Lenor Larsen.
ISBN 9781616892814. Princeton Architectural Press.
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Twenty Over Eighty features profiles and interviews with 20 creative professionals over the age of 80 who have dedicated their lives to design. In revealing conversations with creative minds from a broad variety of fields, from architecture and advertising to furniture, product, industrial, and graphic design, design. Writers Aileen Kwun and Bryn Smith spotlight makers and thinkers who continue to experiment, innovate, and make vital contributions to their disciplines well into their eighth decade. Twenty Over Eighty is not only a record of their remarkable histories and experiences, but also a source of knowledge and inspiration for contemporary creatives and generations of designers to come. The book includes interviews with graphic designers Seymour Chwast, Milton Glaser, Bob Gill, Richard Hollis, Lora Lamm, and Deborah Sussman; architects Kenneth Frampton, Alessandro Mendini, Ricardo Scofidio, and Beverly Willis; urbanist Jane Thompson; furniture designer Jens Risom; and textile designer Jack Lenor Larsen.
  • Subtitle
    Conversations with Legends of Architecture and Design
  • Author
    Aileen Kwen and Bryn Smith
  • Publisher
    Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release
    May 2016
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    224 pages. 175 colour ills. 18 x 24 cm
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    in stock
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    available
  • Date added
    May 2016