DESIGN FOR THE FUTURE. WHERE WE ARE HEADING AND WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE WHEN WE GET THERE How do the brightest and best designers see the future? How do they define form and function, and what role do aesthetics play at the turn of the millennium? In response to these provocative questions, TASCHEN has put together an authoritative book on the future of product, furniture, lighting, ceramic, glassware, and textile design. Including a who’s who of the world's most influential designers from superstars to newcomers, and stunning images of their most progressive work, DESIGNING THE 21ST CENTURY is another stand-out book from Charlotte Fiell and Peter Fiell, authors of 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design and others. The Fiells selected talents from the US, England, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Japan, South America, Scandinavia and the Netherlands, and engaged each in a dialog on their visions of the future of design. The diversity of responses paint a fascinating portrait of creative genius, and can be read as a guidebook to what our world wil! l look like in the 21st Century. The book includes contact info for each designer, so it is a practical directory as well as an essential survey. When design historians of 2101 want to see what was going on at “the turn of the millennium,” this is the book they'll turn to. Get a jump on the future and grab it now!