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Gemma Curtin, Fiona MacCarthy, Deyan Sudjic, Penny Sparke

224 pages
160 b/w and colour ills
28.0 x 23.0 cm
11.0 x 9.0 in
ISBN13: 978 1 907317 54 5
Kenneth Grange

Coinciding with a major exhibition at the Design Museum opening next week, Black Dog Publishing are pleased to announce the release of an accompanying title on the preeminent British designer, named this month as Elle Decoration magazine's "Design Hero" and creator of "one of the world's most admired design practices" (Evening Standard). 

Hear Kenneth talking about his work, which spans over 4 decades, on BBC Radio 3's Night Waves by clicking here

An exclusive interview with Kenneth features in the Observer this Sunday, July 17th. 

Kenneth Grange
Making Britain Modern

Kenneth Grange: Making Britain Modern is the first book to document the work of the internationally  renowned post-war British product and industrial designer Kenneth Grange.

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Since 1947 Kenneth Grange has worked with a range of high-profile clients including British Rail, Wilkinson Sword, Manganese Bronze, and products as varied as the Anglepoise lamp, the black cab and high-speed inner city train. Grange is one of the founding partners of the famous design consultancy Pentagram, where he has worked with a number of high-profile clients including Kodak and Kenwood.

Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Design Museum, Kenneth Grange:Making Britain Modern celebrates the career of one of the truly great figures of modern British design; featuring previously unpublished interviews and specially commissioned photography of his work. The book also includes essays by renowned commentators on Modern British design including Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, London, and cultural historian and widely published writer on design, Fiona MacCarthy.

The Design Museum exhibition runs from 20 July- 30 October, more information can be found here.