New Technologies

Products from Phaidon Design Classics

333 design classics from the mid-1960s to the twenty-first century.

Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors


Price: USD$39.95 USD$20.00



  • 333 design classics from the mid 1960s up to the present day that show the impact of new technology on product design
  • With the world at our fingertips, thanks to commercial air travel, the colour television and the computer, global access and communication play an increasingly important role in design
  • From the first compact disc to the laptop computer, digital design opens up a conscious investigation of even newer and more unusual materials, technologies and inspirations
  • These design products have changed the way we communicate, the way we travel and the way we make ourselves at home in the 21st century
  • Includes all the key designs by the people who re-invented established products and set new standards in style and quality, including Philippe Starck, Ron Arad, Konstantin Grcic, Marc Newson and Jonathan Ive
  • Full information is supplied on each of the products, the design process and their manufacturers
  • Illustrated with photographs of both the finished product as well as the groundbreaking technology that created them


About the author(s)
Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors


The Art Museum
20th-Century World Architecture
René Redzepi: A Work in Progress
Wild Art
Carlo Scarpa
The Chinese Art Book
The Design Book
Art Cities of the Future
Art as Therapy

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