Book of the day: 21st Century Design by Markus Fairs
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The dawn of the 21st century has witnessed an explosion of creativity in just about every field of design. This updated new edition of the popular 21st Century Design guides the reader through an often bewildering array of contemporary movements, styles, and trends. Intelligently and provocatively written, this large and attractive volume places the current scene in a historic framework, explores the cultural and economic forces shaping design now and for the future, identifies top designers and trends, and explains the vigorous artistic debates going on among the innovators in architecture, fashion, interiors, and product design. From the avant-garde to mass-market, 21st Century Design provides an accessible and engaging look at what’s happening today.