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'provides a long-awaited map for why Dutch design is once again so good' Blueprint 'saturated with eloquent enthusiasm ... reflects the author's intimate knowledge of Dutch society and culture ...' Building Design 'sets out to explain our love affair with all things Dutch and design-related ... with a great deal of panache. ... There's plenty to get your teeth into ... thorough, well-researched and it looks good' Grafik (formerly Graphics International) 'cleverly put together by Irma Boom. ... dominated by outlandish ideas and witty creations' Creative Review 'The main text , by Aaron Betsky ... is one of the most perceptive and enjoyable pieces of longer writing about design I have read for some time.' Icon 'artfully wrought. ... Dynamic and vital it all undoubtedly is, served up on modish pages designed by Irma Boom. ... stunning examples of top-drawer contextual architecture.' Architect's Journal 'An excellent guide to one of the design world's hottest countries.' V&A magazine

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Aaron Betsky is director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI) in Rotterdam. From 1995 to 2001 he was Curator of Architecture, Design, and Digital Projects at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where he curated, among other exhibitions, "Do Normal: Recent Dutch Design" in 1998. Adam Eeuwens is a Dutch writer living in Southern California. He is a partner in the design strategy firm, The Culture Industry, and co-curated "Do Normal" with Betsky.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press Inc. (March 26, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0714848611
  • ISBN-13: 978-0714848617
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.5 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #968,010 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The definition of dutch design. A massive book, with a great introduction and view on dutch graphic design. A must have in any designers library.
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My graphic desinger son asked for this book for Christmas and he is COMPLETELY enjoying this great book. Thumbs up!
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