Throughout the modern age, Scotland has repeatedly revealed itself to be a pioneering leader in design innovation on the international stage. The Story of Scottish Design showcases these significant achievements.
Published to coincide with the opening of V&A Dundee in 2018, this is the first major survey of Scottish design history from 1500 to the present day. A comprehensive exploration of over 60 themes, expect to be inspired by the design stories of everything from centuries old manuscripts, vernacular furniture, urban planning, architectural philosophy, textile production, videogame development, renewable energy technological advances and everything in between. Renowned figures such as architect Robert Adam, engineer Thomas Telford, artist Eduardo Paolozzi, fashion designer Holly Fulton and of course, pioneer of the Glasgow Style, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, are just some of the trailblazers in their fields whose key accomplishments can be found within the pages of The Story of Scottish Design.
- ISBN: 9780500480335
- Editors: Phillip Long and Joanna Norman
- Format: Hardback
- Measurements: 21.6 x 2.5 x 25.1cm
- Pages: 224