Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag : 31 Objects from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
'Children of all ages can enjoy Cooper Hewitt s latest literary offering: "Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag," a delightful illustrated guide to the museum s permanent collection conceived by artist and author Maira Kalman...Traveling A to Z through centuries of great design, Kalman's picture book is as educational as it is whimsical' - Architectural Digest
Ah-Ha to Zig Zag is a beautiful children's ABC book by Maira Kalman that celebrates thirty-one objects from the Cooper Hewitt.
With her signature warm humour, Kalman's book introduces children and adults to the myriad ways design touches our lives. Objects ranging from a thirteenth-century silk thinking cap to 1889 tin slippers with bows, all the way to Gerrit Rietveld's Zig-Zag chair are brought to colourful life by Kalman's illustrations and whimsical hand-lettered text.
- Author: Maira Kalman
- Hardcover: 48 pages
- Date published: October 2014
- ISBN: 978-0847843770
- Product Dimensions: 27.9 x 21.6 cm