The Resource Fredrikson Stallard : works, editing, Marco Abate

Fredrikson Stallard : works, editing, Marco Abate

Label
Fredrikson Stallard : works
Title
Fredrikson Stallard
Title remainder
works
Statement of responsibility
editing, Marco Abate
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Designers often tend to deny the influence of changing tastes on their work. William Morris's 'joy in labour,' or the Bauhaus principle of 'truth to materials,' are well-known principles of this kind; Charles Eames once advised, 'innovate as a last resort - more horrors are done in the name of innovation than any other.' But of course, Charles and Ray Eames are celebrated as among the greatest design innovators of all time, and Arts and Crafts and Bauhaus knockoffs can be found in any home furnishings store. In practice, modern design has been constantly subsumed within the imperative toward the new, on the assumption that the market will quickly burn through even the best ideas. The question is how to achieve objects of inherent value against this backdrop - to accept the fact that design operates (for all practical purposes) oriented to an insatiable market, yet one that can, on occasion, produce ideas of transcendent grace. Here is where Fredrikson Stallard come in. Look at any of their work, and you will immediately notice a certain quality of speed. At their best, Fredrikson Stallard's objects are brilliant in just the same way that a great pop song is. There's depth of feeling and thinking, but also a killer hook. Fredrikson Stallard make no claims on the modernist high ground, in which objects are conceived as optimal, efficient solutions, end points of rigorous analysis. They are intuitive makers, and happy to accept the conditions of constant flux - that they are only as relevant as their last idea. They see that the values of their discipline are contingent, not timeless
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
745.40922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N6797.F744
LC item number
A4 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Abate, Marco
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fredrikson Stallard
  • Design
  • Designers
  • Furniture designers
  • Sculptors
  • Art, British
  • Design
  • Design
Label
Fredrikson Stallard : works, editing, Marco Abate
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9788857235226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided by the Frank Allen Family Research Fund
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1048935289
  • (OCoLC)on1048935289
Label
Fredrikson Stallard : works, editing, Marco Abate
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9788857235226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided by the Frank Allen Family Research Fund
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1048935289
  • (OCoLC)on1048935289

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