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100% India: Indian Industrial DesignSeuil-Chronicle

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Like an anthropologist's field notebook documenting objects found and bought, 100% India is packed with page after kaleidoscope page of objects and ephemera. Journalist Geel and designer L vy canvass every tangible thing made in India. Even the most mundane items packets of tissues, bottles of detergent, stickers on rickshaws, stamps, and lightbulbs assume a vibrant life o ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published February 1st 2005 by Seuil
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Beautiful investigation into the design of everyday objects as designed by everyday people - non "designers". Takes a photographic approach that explores aesthetics, utility and form, which also serves as a cultural commentary on sustainability & reuse. Noteworthy for its research method: trawling the bazaars of Jaipur & Delhi for objects.
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it took me 3 years and half the circumference of the earth to learn to appreciate the aesthetic, inventive, joyous aspects of indian design. and primarily because of this book. a must-have for any expat.
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Nice photos of quirky Indian in everyday life.
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