|aPostmodern design complete /|cJudith Gura ; with a foreword by Charles Jencks
|aLondon :|bThames & Hudson,|c2017.
|a480 p. :|bill. (chiefly color) ;|c32 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index
|aMasters of postmodern design -- Forms of postmodern design-- Living with postmodern design -- Postmodern design continues
|aOriginating as a rebellious movement in philosophy and literature, Postmodernism proclaimed the death of modernism and promoted a new, nonlinear way of approachingarchitecture and design, spearheaded by Michael Graves, Robert Venturi, Ettore Sottsass, and Alessandro Mendini. It became a style in itself and the defining look of the 1980s. 'Postmodern Design Complete' is the comprehensive reference to this period of vibrant design, as it profileskey creators including Graves, Mendini, Sottsass, Venturi,Charles Jencks, and Denise Scott Brown and covers the fields of architecture, furniture, graphic design, textiles, and product and industrial design. A section on Living with Postmodernism presents fifteen seminal homes and their furnishings; and a final section titled Postmodernism Continues is a comprehensive overview of contemporary makers