Design as Art Author : Bruno Munari Publisher : Penguin UK Total Pages : 224 Release : 2008-09-25 ISBN 10 : 9780141920801 ISBN 13 : 0141920807 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK Design as Art Book Description: How do we see the world around us? The Penguin on Design series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision forever. Bruno Munari was among the most inspirational designers of all time, described by Picasso as ‘the new Leonardo’. Munari insisted that design be beautiful, functional and accessible, and this enlightening and highly entertaining book sets out his ideas about visual, graphic and industrial design and the role it plays in the objects we use everyday. Lamps, road signs, typography, posters, children’s books, advertising, cars and chairs – these are just some of the subjects to which he turns his illuminating gaze.