5. The Future-- II. Reference + Information Ultra Materials-- Source Book.
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Building on the reference qualities of its companion volume, "Material ConneXion", this new book offers definitive evidence of the way materials have revolutionized the world of applied arts, as well as providing a guide to the very latest material inventions. With its index of 400 new materials and their properties, this key design title is an indispensable resource for all interior, product, graphic and fashion designers; anyone connected with packaging, design, architecture or the environment; and artists and sculptors. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Materials are the single most important element underpinning all that is most innovative in 21st-century architecture, interior, product, industrial and fashion design. The profusely illustrated "Material ConneXion" identifies the key trends in this fast-moving area, giving the reader a full understanding of materials' potential and applications. The 'X' in ConneXion is the perfect symbolic crossroads: this is a book that connects materials to designers, for whom it will be an essential read. (source: Nielsen Book Data)