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Publications

Publications are vital for the formation, display, and value enhancement of Argentine design.

–I–D–A Foundation motivates and supports the production of projects that expand knowledge, question established ideas, and incorporate new elements relevant to the field.

From document-based information to unpublished images, the collection has substantial material to encourage critical reviews and analysis related to different specialties, territorial origins, authors, and emblematic cases of design. The institution also publishes work in association with independent actors and other organizations, public and private alike. This strategy allows for a broad social and cultural reach of the original material produced in diverse formats: physical, digital, and interactive.

News about publications

Sergio De Loof: Have you heard about me?
Sergio De Loof: Have you heard about me?

UPLOAD IN PROGRESS

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 Intermittency. Mendoza Design
Intermittency. Mendoza Design

After fifteen years of research, IDA Foundation and the Interior Foundation present a key publication to consolidate a federal narrative of Argentine design. Throughout a dynamic and comprehensive tour of material, intellectual, and cultural production from Mendoza, the book invites the reader to discover the history of a province marked by creativity.

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Matrices, Women of Design. Chapter 1: Origin and Activism, Online Catalogue
Matrices, Women of Design. Chapter 1: Origin and Activism, Online Catalogue

After the temporary closure of the exhibition, due to the global pandemic, IDA Foundation contributes with the creation of virtual activities by uploading the catalogue of the showcase presented at the Kirchner Cultural Center. > Download here <

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Material ideas: Argentine Art and Design from the 60’s
Material ideas: Argentine Art and Design from the 60’s

Co-edited by IDA Foundation and Malba, this book provides an insight into the aesthetics, practices, and actors that defined an era through the combination of hundreds of unique images, first-hand accounts, and analysis by renowned specialists and theoreticians.

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The History of Graphic Design: 1960–Today
The History of Graphic Design: 1960–Today

Using material provided by IDA, Taschen edited The History of Graphic Design: 1960–Today, a publication about the great renovations in the field of graphic design from the 1960’s until today.

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Historical review of Argentine Design in the 2017 SBD Catalogue
Historical review of Argentine Design in the 2017 SBD Catalogue

With images provided by –I–D–A Foundation, the Argentine official design award Sello de Buen Diseño (SBD) incorporated in its 7th edition catalogue a text that reviews iconic cases of national design.

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Argentine furniture design and production 1930-1970
Argentine furniture design and production 1930-1970

Martha Levisman presented her latest book, published by Argentina's Contemporary Architecture Archive (ARCA), about one of the golden periods of Argentine industrial design.

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Material ideas: art and design in the 60's
Material ideas: art and design in the 60's

The publication is based on the academic conferences held during the “Polesello joven. 1954-1974” exhibition at the Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (Malba), which analyzed the connections between art and design during the 1960's in Argentina.

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