"ALUMINUM BY DESIGN". Collectif. Editions Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. 2000.
ALUMINUM BY DESIGN
"ALUMINUM BY DESIGN". Collectif. Editions Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. 2000. Fort in-4, couverture souple cartonnée à rabat. 296 pages. Texte en anglais, illustré de 385 reproductions photographiques, dont 290 en couleurs, in-texte et hors texte. Ouvrage réalisé dans le cadre de l'exposition itinérante "Aluminum by Design: Jewelry to Jets" qui démarra au Carnegie Museum of Art de Pittsburgh, du 28 Octobre 2000 au 11 Février 2001.
"From its first appearance in the 19th century, when its rarity made it as prized as gold, aluminum has inspired creativity and sparked innovation in the design of furniture, jewelry, architecture, fashion, and consumer and industrial products. this groundbreaking publication demonstrates how its essential qualities of brilliance, strength, light weight, ductility, corrosion resistance, and ease of recycling have inspired some of the world's greatest artists, designers, and engineers... Aluminum by Design examines the creative use of aluminum from a variety of perspectives. Essays chronicles the technological development of aluminum and explore its use in architecture and industrial design, products for mass consumption, and experimental avant-garde works. Thanks to this interdisciplinary approach, Aluminum by design fosters a new appreciation for a metal most of us take for granted..." Ref LAC0074