"[O]ne Of The Most Important And Influential Design Books Ever Published" (Maria Popova)
DESIGN AS ART
By Bruno Munari
First edition in English of legendary designer Bruno Munari's manifesto on the importance of design, a Pelican Original.
DESIGN AS ART
For Munari, design was not just a practical or even aesthetic practice, but an artistic one: "The designer of today re-establishes the long-lost contact between art and the public, between living people and art as a living thing."
Read more: Popova, "Bruno Munari on Design as a Bridge Between Art and Life," Brain Pickings.
Middlesex, UK: Pelican, (1971). 7'' x 4.25''. Original color pictorial wraps designed by Munari. Translated by Patrick Creagh. 223pp. Touches of rubbing, toning: else sharp and sound.
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