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Design books reviewed Posts

Fragile days of revolution

Published 20 February 2017

As a centenary show at the Royal Academy of Art revives British interest in the design output of Russia after 1917, this review of Nina Lobanov‑Rostovsky, Revolutionary ceramics: Soviet porcelain 1917‑1927 (Studio Vista, 1990) highlights the contribution made by potters

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The American Design Adventure

The American Design Adventure

Published 10 December 2001

Mark Twain once said that the only thing Americans really had in common with one another was a fondness for iced water.

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Frederick Taylor

Tayloring People for Production

Published 28 August 1984

A review of Judith Merkle’s pioneering work on Frederick Winslow Taylor, the father of time and motion study

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