Buckminster Fuller: Poet of Geometry
Discover the remarkable life and visionary ideas of Buckminster Fuller in Buckminster Fuller: Poet of Geometry. Illustrated by Cole Gerst, this captivating biography delves into the world of the renowned 20th-century inventor and utopian thinker.
From his groundbreaking invention of the geodesic dome to his relentless pursuit of doing more with less, Fuller's ideas continue to shape the work of designers, architects, scientists, and artists striving for a sustainable future. With over 140 vibrant full-color images, this richly written book emphasizes the enduring relevance of Fuller's work in today's world. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary mind of Buckminster Fuller and explore his profound impact on our planet's future. A must-read for design enthusiasts and lovers of innovation..
Winner - Silver Medal - Nautilus Book Awards.
Hardcover | 144 pages | Full-color pages | 140+ images | ISBN 9780615873442
What people are saying about this book
“One of the most beautiful books about a designer, ever.” – SolidSmack
“Cole Gerst celebrates the full spectrum of Fuller’s fascinating mental output.” – Fast Company
"Illustrator Cole Gerst paints a cohesive picture of the icon's prescient approach to design." – Cool Hunting
About the Author
Cole Gerst is an award-winning art director, designer, illustrator, painter, and author living and working in Portland, Oregon. Gerst runs an independent design agency, Option-G Visual Communication, where his clients include Google, Toyota, Heineken, Vans, Nickelodeon, Target, and Urban Outfitters among others. A long-time Fuller fan, Gerst found that most depictions of Fuller’s ideas didn’t do them justice—inspiring him to write and illustrate his first book, Buckminster Fuller: Poet of Geometry.