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New and Notable—Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum Library

The Libraries would like to highlight some new titles that have been added recently to the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum Library.

Soviet posters: the Sergo Grigorian collection, by Maria Lafont. 4th ed. Munich ; New York: Prestel, 2010. Gift of Roma and David Korris. NC1807.S65 L34 2010 CHM


This book of Soviet propaganda posters dating from 1917 to the beginning of the Cold War features the work of such major Russian avant-garde designers as El Lissitzky and Alexander Rodchenko as well as extraordinary works by anonymous artists. In full color, the 250 posters gathered here range in themes from warnings about the dangers of alcohol abuse and the creeping Nazi menace to illustrations of utopian harmony and the Soviet industrial machine.

Gerd Rothmann: Werkverzeichnis 1967-2008: catalog raisonné. [Margit Brand, editing]. 

Stuttgart : Arnoldsche, c2009. Gift of Roma and David Korris. NK7398.R68 A4 2009 CHM


Gold and silverwork of Gerd Rothmann in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Green design: creative sustainable designs for the twenty-first century, by Marcus Fairs. Berkeley, Calif.: North Atlantic Books, c2009. Gift of Roma and David Korris. NK1520 .F35 2009 CHM


Lighting — Homeware — Furniture — Textiles & materials — Products — Transport — Interiors — Architecture.

The image of business card today: the most creative business cards all around the world. [art direction, Vivian Lei; chief editors, Jam Mar].  Shenzhen, China: Artpower, c2009. Gift of Roma and David Korris. NE965 .I43 2009 CHM


Showcases the most creative business cards from around the world.Nowadays, business cards have been granted more features to play a greater role in the modern business model. As a traditional way of communication, exchanging business cards has been gradually upgraded to a kind of social etiquette.

Robert Adam: the search for a modern classicism, by Richard John.  Mulgrave, Vic.: Images Publishing, 2010. Gift of Roma and David Korris. NA997.A43 J64 2010 CHM


Un/folded: paper in design, art, architecture and industry. Petra Schmidt and Nicola Basel; Boston: Birkhäuser, c2009. Gift of Roma and David Korris. N6498.P37 S36 2009 CHM


Unfolded presents paper from a new perspective: As a high-tech material and substance for a new generation of engineers, designers, artists, and architects.

Elizabeth Broman and Stephen Van Dyk


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