Victor Margolin’s World History of Design

We let two fantastic videos do the talking in this introduction to the majestic World History of Design by Victor Margolin

World History of Design is the definitive historical account of global design from prehistory to the end of the Second World War, by pre-eminent design scholar Victor Margolin. These two richly illustrated volumes contain over 850 images, with over 160 in full colour.

Here’s a snappy overview of what’s inside:

And here Victor shows us the monumental task that is writing a World History of Design, which has taken 15 years!

And finally, some of the beautiful images from the book:



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