ALREADY ELSEWHERE. Play, Identity and Speed in the Business World

Author: Strannegård, Lars, Maria Friberg
Country: Sweden
Code: 5012
Language: English/ Swedish
Year Published: 2001
No. of pages: 108
Illustrations: 55 Color Illustrations. 0 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9”x 6 1/2”
Weight: 1.00

Price: 55.00

The series of photographs illustrates the ability of speed to compress time and space. The body moves at the same speed as the mode of transportation, while one’s thoughts are already somewhere else. The photos are about how quickly you can exist, at least mentally, somewhere else. They portray a feeling of simultaneousness, that everything is happening now. An exciting cutting edge book.

BANG & OLUFSEN. Vision og Legende/ Vision and Legend

Author: Bang, Jens and Jørgen Palshøj
Country: Denmark
Code: 4691
Language: English/ Danish
Year Published: 2000
No. of pages: 120
Illustrations: 86 Color Illustrations. 67 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9 1/2”x 10”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 79.50

This exquisite catalogue includes the largest single presentation of B & O products ever. It is also a story about the events that secured the company’s 75 year survival, even during precarious times for the European radio industry. Collections of anecdotes and photos, together with the authors’ personal impressions, comprise an engaging tale of a company whose innovative approaches have placed them at the forefront of technology and design. B & O were designated by New York’s Museum of Modern Art as one of the only four design icons of the 20th century.

COLOUR WORLD.

Author: Rihlama, Seppo
Country: Finland
Code: 5276
Language: English
Year Published: 1999
No. of pages: 166
Illustrations: 245 Color Illustrations. 84 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 12”x 8”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 65.00

A comprehensive textbook presenting both colour theories and their practical applications. Colour psychology and symbolism are also discussed, together with the effect of style and fashion on colour choices. There is also a chapter on computerized colour composition. This book is suitable for private study or as as textbook in schools and universities. The detailed and thorough index makes it a great reference book of the colour field. Valuable insight and information is given from one of the few truly outstanding experts in the field.

INDUSTRIELLE IKONER, DE: DESIGN DANMARK (The Industrial Icons: Design Denmark).

Author: Dybdahl, Lars, ed
Country: Denmark
Code: 5857
Language: Danish/ English Summary
Year Published: 2004
No. of pages: 170
Illustrations: 65 Color Illustrations. 5 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 11”x 9 1/2”
Weight: 3.00

Price: 125.00

This exhibition provides a thematic cross-section, the first major retrospective of the overall trends and points of high concentration in Danish industrial design from its rudimentary beginnings to the present day. Included are a wide-ranging selection of products: industrial product design in metal, plastic, etc., industrial furniture design, graphic communication, ceramic production, glass production and industrial textiles. Also design for the domestic spectrum of objects for the kitchen and the table, radio, and TV design, industrial chairs, office design, etc. At the same time, the exhibition goes well behind contemporary trends to reveal comparability and historical traces back to the early serial and duplicated designs of the 18th and 19th centuries.

JENSEN, JACOB.

Author: Olesen, Christian Holmsted
Country: Denmark
Code: 5532
Language: Danish
Year Published: 2003
No. of pages: 84
Illustrations: 103 Color Illustrations. 35 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9”x 8 1/2”
Weight: 1.00

Price: 75.00

Born in 1926 in Copenhagen, Jensen is a product designer with the greatest number of honours and awards in the world. His works are timeless and many of them are on permanent display in museums across the globe. He has created more than 500 industrial products for Danish and foreign companies. His best known works include product design for Bang & Olufsen A/S, where he functioned as advisor on matters of design and strategy from 1985-1989. Altogether he has designed more than one hundred pieces for the hi-fi and video company, among them music systems, amplifiers, record players, tape recorders, CD-players, remote controls and loudspeakers. He has shown us that the music systems in our homes, the telephones in our offices, the watches we wear, the kitchen equipment we use, along with numerous other products, can contain a quiet beauty. A great book for designers.