The Design Book
Conceived and edited by Phaidon, The Design Book showcases more than 500 of the most innovative, influential and enduring products from recent times; including iconic pieces by masters such as Le Corbusier, Philippe Starck, and Charles and Ray Eames, as well as classics such as the paper clip, hurricane lantern and martini glass.
The book goes on a fascinating journey through objects that have improved our environments and functionality, and left a significant impact on society and culture as a whole. Accompanying imagery of each object is detailed information about the product itself, its designer, manufacturer and history.
This updated version of The Design Book features 30 new products from this century, which have been expertly selected and curated to reflect modern-day design breakthroughs.