Fritz Frenkler

Product/Industrial Designer / Germany / f/p design; Technische Universität München (TUM)

Fritz Frenkler’s Book List

Books with important content for industrial design can be found in history. It seems that current designers have little time to express their thoughts on paper. The medium of the book has a future in the context of design.

5 books
Otl Aicher

Standard work on industrial design that should be consulted from time to time.

Franco Clivio
Photographs Hans Hansen
Designed by Pierre Mendell

How a designer is inspired by other products. What a major designer is able to collect. What a photographer (Hans Hansen) and a graphic designer (Pierre Mendell) are able to make. (Note: graphic designer Pierre Mendell suffered from a serious illness.)

Andreas Koop

A glance at history—showing what corporate design can bring out. This book should be a standard work for every communication designer: a critical examination of corporate design is crucial.

Kazuyo Sejima
Ryue Nishizawa

Currently the foremost architectural office in Japan, SANAA also has something to say about product design. The exchange of knowledge and experiences between the professions of architecture and industrial design is important.

Otl Aicher

Another standard work on industrial design that should be consulted occasionally.

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