Berlin in Fifty Design Icons
By Sophie Lovell
Explore the fifty designs that have shaped Berlin with this latest addition to the prestigious Design Museum Fifty series.
In this series, the Design Museum looks at the fifty design icons of major cities around the world - icons that, when viewed together, inherently sum up the character of their city. Covering anything from buildings, monuments and iconic designers to a classic film or street sign, these books explore a tapestry of infamous designs, all with their own story to tell. One part design history, one part visual guidebook, this fascinating series unlocks the design stories of the biggest, most creative cities in the world.
Berlin's turbulent history has led to a wealth of innovative, evocative design, from the TV Tower and Jewish Museum to the S-Bahn and even kebab kiosks. Uncover this history and explore the fifty design icons that have shaped this city. With stunning photography selected by the Design Museum, Berlin in Fifty Design Icons is the perfect gift for design enthusiasts and anyone who loves Berlin.
Also available in the series:
London in Fifty Design Icons
New York in Fifty Design Icons
Paris in Fifty Design Icons
The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and architecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance.
Sophie Lovell is a respected editor, consultant and author in the fields of architecture and design. She is the former editor-in-chief of Berlin's uncube, an award-winning digital magazine on architecture and design, Germany Editor for Wallpaper* magazine and member of the &beyond publishing collective. She lives in Berlin.
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09 Mar 2017
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