Ornament und Versprechen: Postmoderne und Memphis Im Ruckblick

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TEXT IN GERMAN. The title of the publication is intended as an allusion to the virtually manifesto-like treatise 'Ornament und Verbrechen' of 1908 by the Viennese architect Adolf Loos. For more than six decades -- from the Deutscher Werkbund and the Bauhaus to the Ulm School and Functionalism -- this influential document effectively legitimized the taboo on every kind of decoration and ornamentation. Our title thus calls attention to the change of perspective unanimously adopted by architecture and product design primarily ...

Ornament und Versprechen: Postmoderne und Memphis Im Ruckblick 2005, Edition Axel Menges, Fellbach

ISBN-13: 9783932565458

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