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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
See modern furniture, modern architecture, contrast modernist design, modernist architecture.

By its very nature, design is modern design since the word has only been in vogue since the 1950s.


Designer (adjective)

Designer (adj.) in the fashion sense of "prestigious" is first recorded 1966; designer drug is from 1983. --etymology online [Feb 2006]

Inflation of the term design

See Stephen Bayley's Taste: The Secret Meaning of Things (1991)

See also

Related: design - Bauhaus - Googie space age - industrial design - international style - mid-century modern - Arne Jacobsen - Le Corbusier - modern - modern architecture - modern art - Radical design movement - modernism

Further reading

  • Miller's: Collecting Modern Design (2001) - Sally Hoban
  • The Sources of Modern Architecture and Design (1968|1985) - Nikolaus Pevsner
  • History of Modern Design (2003) - David Raizman, Laurence Pu King

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