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Disobedient Objects
By Catherine Flood

Disobedient Objects is about out-designing authority, exploring the material culture of radical change and protest. Accompanies the V&A exhibition, 26 July 2014 to 1 February 2015.


Disobedient Objects
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21 | Twenty One
By Gareth Williams

21 | TWENTY ONE showcases designers living and working in Britain who have come to prominence since the millennium. They lead public taste and critical debate, and they are the innovators and the explorers of new materials or processes. Designers featured include El Ultimo Grito, Industrial Facility, Jaime Hayon, Troika and rAndom International.


21 | Twenty One
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A Century of Olympic Posters
By Margaret Timmers

A Century of Olympic Posters draws largely on the V&A's poster collection to show the evolution of the Olympic Games poster, from the first official poster for Stockholm in 1912, right up to the London 2012 Olympic Games.


A Century of Olympic Posters
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Art Deco 1910-1939
By Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton and Ghislaine Wood

Art Deco - the style redolent of the flapper girl, the luxury ocean liner, Hollywood film and the skyscraper - came to epitomize the glamour, luxury and hedonism of the Jazz Age. With its breathtaking illustrations, this lavish volume is the definitive book on what is, arguably, the most popular style of the twentieth century.


Art Deco 1910-1939
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Art Deco Textiles
By Charlotte Samuels

A pictorial record of the fabrics that clothed the smart women and furnished the stylish interiors of Europe and America during the Jazz Age.


Art Deco Textiles
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Art Nouveau Fashion
By Clare Rose

Art Nouveau Fashion provides a fascinating introduction to the style, defining it, and placing it in design history by focusing on a number of important designers - Worth, Lucile, Paquin, Poiret - and key topics, such as clients and artists, jewellery and accessories and advertising.


Art Nouveau Fashion
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Art Of Drawing, The
By Susan Owens and Susan Owens

The Art of Drawing is the first book in sixty years to cover the wider history of drawing in Britain exploring the role drawing has played in British art. Featuring works by foremost British artists from the early seventeenth century right up to the present day, this book offers fresh insights into the range of ways these artists have used drawing.


Art Of Drawing, The
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Artistic Circles
By Charlotte Gere

Artists' houses and their gardens formed a distinct and influential strand in Victorian architecture and decoration, eliciting public interest and coverage in the popular press of the day. The artist's home and its contents were essential components of the Aesthetic Movement, in which artists - as home-owners, interior designers, producers and consumers - drove the movement into the mainstream.


Artistic Circles
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Award winning British Design
By Lily Crowther

In 1957 the UK Design Centre launched the first annual Designs of the Year Awards to identify the very best of British design. This beautifully designed book introduces and illustrates the quirky breadth of the awards. Iconic objects by Kenneth Grange and David Mellor sit alongside such retro classics as the Barbican basin and Globoot wellies.


Award winning British Design
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Balenciaga
By Lesley Ellis Miller

This book celebrates the exquisite work of Cristobel Balenciaga, the couturier Christian Dior called the 'master of us all.'


Balenciaga