Safe: Design Takes On Risk

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title Safe: Design Takes On Risk
Authors and Contributors      Edited by   Paola Antonelli
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Dimensions(mm): Height 240,Width 190
CategoriesIndustrial / commercial art and design
ISBN 9780870705809
Illustrations 330 Illustrations, color

Publishing Details

Publisher Museum of Modern Art
Imprint Museum of Modern Art
Publication Date 28 November 2005
NZ Release Date 28 November 2005
Publication Country United States


There is a whole category of design objects and prototypes designed in order to respond to situations of emergency, to protect the body and the mind from dangerous or stressful situations, and to provide a sense of comfort and safety. This book explores these objects, featuring designs and objects in areas such as protective gear, everyday safety devices, emergency shelters, life support equipment, bioengineering and emergency vehicles.

Author Biography

Paola Antonelli joined The Museum of Modern Art in 1994, where she is a Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design.