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1,000 Design Patterns. An unprecedented, essential field guide to more than a century of fascinating product and industrial design.

From legendary classics to anonymous objects that are indispensable in homes and offices, this one-of-a-kind collection of original patent documents celebrates the creative genius of designers, inventors, creators, innovators, and dreamers the world over. The range is phenomenal: patents by Eero Saarinen, Charles Eames, Isamu Noguchi, Ettore Sottsass, Raymond Loewy, and George Nelson sit alongside everyday designs for tape dispensers, pencil sharpeners, food processors, desk fans, and drink bottles to create a valuable reference that's also an irresistible browse.

  • Hardcover
  • Size:  5.71" x 2.72" x 8.27"
  • 1056 pages
  • Published by Phaidon Press
  • Written by Thomas Rinaldi

Patented: 1,000 Design Patterns by Thomas Rinaldi