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By Michael Erlhoff

Dieses Wörterbuch bietet die interessante und kategoriale Grundlage für einen ernsthaften internationalen Diskurs über layout. Es ist das Handbuch für alle, die mit layout beruflich und in der Ausbildung zu tun haben, sich dafür interessieren, sich daran vergnügen und layout begreifen wollen.

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Art Nouveau artists and designers included architects, interior designers, painters, graphic designers, jewelry, fashion, and product designers (then called artisans). ” Accordingly, they were dedicated to elevating “craftwork” not only by designing everyday ordinary objects as practiced in the (>) Arts & Crafts movement, but by applying the same aesthetic rigor to the posters, small advertisements and logos that they designed. In Germany, the term “Jugendstil” was first introduced to describe a style adopted by the Munich publication Jugend (youth) which was first published in 1896.

The field of biomaterials represents another manifestation of “biomimicry”: high-performing natural (>) materials are analyzed in order to develop synthetic versions with similar properties. These materials, though synthetic, are often biodegradable. An example of this is spider silk, an incredibly light material that, due to its unusual molecular structure, possesses three times the strength of steel. Scientists have researched spider silk’s molecular structure in order to produce a human-made version; potential applications of this new material include biodegradable sutures for surgery, and artificial tendons and ligaments.

The trend toward mass motorization made it necessary for the industry to produce more efficient designs and to develop a holistic approach to the automobile as a product. Henry Ford (1863–1947) set a new modern standard with the Model T in 1908, yet was surpassed in the 1920s by General Motors under the management of Alfred P. Sloan (1875–1966). Sloan’s theory of planned obsolescence was that the consumer should want and be able to afford to buy a new car every year. Sales and 36 marketing structures should adapt to market patterns and brands be strategically positioned.

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