Kathryn Hiesinger Editor
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 1983, English
Nonfiction, Product/Industrial Design
ISBN: 9780876330562
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R. Craig Miller

The Scandinavian and American hegemony of contemporary design was brief, and this pioneering publication chronicled the reemergence of Europe—particularly Italy—as a leading force in the second half of the 20th century. Design Since 1945 is also unusual in that Kathryn Hiesinger chose designers—versus curators or historians—in shaping this important exhibition (designed by George Nelson, no less) and accompanying catalogue.

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