Competition: we're offering readers the chance to win one of five copies of the new paperback edition of Twenty-First Century Design by Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs.
The 463-page book includes a foreword by Dutch designer Marcel Wanders and features over 230 designs across the fields of architecture, interiors, furniture, lighting, homeware, products, clothing and accessories, visual communication and urban landscape.
This competition has now closed.
Five winners will be selected at random and notified by email. Winners’ names will be published in a future edition of our Dezeenmail newsletter and at the bottom of this page.
Here's some more information from publishers Carlton:
21st Century Design
New Design Icons from Mass Market to Avant-Garde
By Marcus Fairs
Foreword by Marcel Wanders
An up-to-date, striking survey of the cutting edge design landscape
21st Century Design is a fascinating survey of the contemporary design landscape, guiding the reader through the intoxicating array of contemporary movements, styles and trends, and identifying today’s leading designers, as well as future design classics. This pioneering publication places the contemporary scene in a historic framework and explores cultural and economic forces shaping design now and in the years to come. Accessible and engaging, it charts the incredible explosion of design worldwide and discusses cross-fertilization between design movements in what is rapidly emerging as one of the most exciting industries in the world. The book contains stunning full-colour photographs, featuring over 230 of the most popular and groundbreaking ‘future classics’ of design.
Journalist, lecturer and entrepreneur Marcus Fairs, formerly founding editor of the architecture and design magazine, Icon, is editor of online design magazine, Dezeen (www.dezeen.com). Winner of several journalism awards, Marcus wrote and presented a documentary about Philippe Starck (BBC, 2003), has appeared in the TV series Home (BBC, 2006) and in September 2007 devised and curated the Trash Luxe exhibition of recycled design at Liberty’s (September 2007). He is also the author of Green Design (Carlton, March 2009). Marcus lives in London, England.
Winner of numerous awards, such as Elle Decoration’s Designer of the Year in 2006, Marcel Wanders was selected as among the world’s 50 design icons in November 2007. Art director and co-owner of Moooi, he also works on architectural and interior design projects. His designs are exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the V&A in London.
Published by Carlton in paperback, April 2011, £20.00
Congratulations to the winners: Marta Nikolic in Serbia, Paulius Slivinskas in Lithuania, Jesus Gonzalez Baez in Mexico, David Cuthbert in Jamaica, Adeleh Nejati in Iran won copies of Twenty-First Century Design.
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