A design monograph on architect Philippe Starck, also a ground-breaking designer of furniture, interiors and hotels. Contains a historical-critical essay discussing the life and work of Starck, followed by an illustrated appreciation of his work.

A design monograph series on the most remarkable architects, designers, brands and design movements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, each book contains a historical-critical essay discussing the life and work of the subject, followed by an illustrated appreciation of groundbreaking work.

With his vivid imagination, wit and flair, Philippe Starck has transformed everyday objects into icons of modern design, heralding in the democratic design movement that has influenced what we buy and how we live. Among instantly recognizable classics such as the long-legged Juicy Salif lemon squeezer and the much imitated Sissi Lamp, Starck has created some of the world's most ground-breaking furniture, interiors, hotels and architecture, all of which are celebrated in this curated selection of images, accompanied by a critical essay of his life and work.


ISBN13: 9781838611149
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 112
Publication Date: 11 May 2023
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Group
Publication City, Country: United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 18(H) x 12.5(L)
Weight (gm):

Author Biography

Judith Carmel-Arthur was a professor at the American University London in Richmond, holding a PhD in the history of design, an MA in heritage management, an MA from the Courtauld Institute, a BA in architectural history, and a BA in fine art (sculpture). She also held the post of researcher at the Warburg Institute.


Design Monograph: Starck

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