GEORGE NELSON ON DESIGN. BY GEORGE NELSON 1979

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GEORGE NELSON ON DESIGN. BY GEORGE NELSON. COPYRIGHT 1979. FIRST PRINTING. HARDCOVER WITH DUSTJACKET. MEASURES 9.5X10.25". 191 PAGES.

AMAZING DESIGN BOOK BY THE FAMOUS MID CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNER , GEORGE NELSON. "COMPILATION OF 19 ESSAYS, WRITTEN DURING THE 60'S AND 70S , GEORGE NELSON BRINGS HIS PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE AS INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER AND ARCHITECT AND HIS CRITICAL SKILLS AS EDITOR, WRITER, TEACHER, AND LECTURER TO BEAR ON THE MAJOR ISSUES CONFRONTING DESIGNERS" INCUDES ESSAYS ON TENTS, THE FUTURE OF THE OBJECT, TOPLESS TRINITIES, SCENARIOS FOR THE POST MODERN CITY, THE END OF ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN AND HUMAN NEEDS AND MORE.

100 BLACK AND WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS. INCLUDING BUBBLE LAMPS FOR HOWARD MILLER CLOCK CO., DUNEHOUSE ATLANTIC BEACH FLA BY WILLIAM MORGAN, DOME BY PIER LUIGI NERVI, BUCKMINSTER FULLER DOME , WORLD TRADE CENTER, PAVILION AT THE LAUSANNE EXHIBITION 64, SURREALISTIC ART BY RENE MAGRITTE, CUBE SCULPTURE BY ISAMU NOGUCHI, CHARLES AND RAY EAMES CHAIR AND OTTOMAN MADE FOR HERMAN MILLER AND MORE.