20th Century Design documents the evolution of design and technology throughout the century. The series charts the explosive effects of art, everyday life, politics, and the new technologies of the time on the development and progression of design. Also enjoy our companion series 20th Century Fashion (pg.56), which documents the evolution of clothing from the 1900s to 1990s. The evolution of design looks at ornate art nouveau to abstract and modernist simplicity. Learn about design classics, such as the Tiffany lamp and the Coca-Cola bottle, and designers, from Charles Rennie Mackintosh to Frank Lloyd Wright. Explore the technologies of the time, such as assembly-line production and airplanes.
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