James Irvine (Hardcover)

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A complete monograph on the work of the influential British‐born, Milan‐based furniture and product designer James Irvine (1958–2013).

James Irvine is an intimate look into the work and life of a design legend. Previously unpublished drawings, sketches, models and images from Irvine’s archives and personal anecdotes and texts from the designers who worked directly with him, including Jasper Morrison, Marc Newson, Konstantin Grcic and Naoto Fukasawa, reveal Irvine’s passions, interests and idiosyncracies like never before.

About the Author

Contributors include designers Michele De Lucchi, George Sowden, Giulio Cappellini, Stefano Giovannoni, Thomas Sandell, Jasper Morrison, Konstantin Grcic, Naoto Fukasawa, Alberto Meda and Marc Newson, design critics Deyan Sudjic and Francesca Picchi and Marialaura Rossiello, Irvine’s design partner and wife.

Praise For…

"James Irvine reads like a nostalgic tribute to Irvine's life and work" —FastCompany-

"The monograph is a celebration of the designer's practice" —DesignBoom-

Product Details
ISBN: 9780714868967
ISBN-10: 0714868965
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication Date: May 25th, 2015
Pages: 224
Language: English