Penguin Modern Classics: The Beauty of Everyday Things


Engels | 28-01-2021 | 352 pagina's

9780241366356

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The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are our constant companions in life. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and even affection. They should be natural and simple, sturdy and safe - the aesthetic result of wholeheartedly fulfilling utilitarian needs. They should, in short, be things of beauty. In an age of feeble and ugly machine-made things, these essays call

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The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are our constant companions in life. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and even affection. They should be natural and simple, sturdy and safe - the aesthetic result of wholeheartedly fulfilling utilitarian needs. They should, in short, be things of beauty. In an age of feeble and ugly machine-made things, these essays call

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EAN :9780241366356
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Uitgever :Penguin Group
Publicatie datum :  28-01-2021
Uitvoering :Paperback / softback
common.Language :Engels
Hoogte :181 mm
Breedte :111 mm
Gewicht :240 gr
Status : Bestelbaar
Aantal pagina's :352