After “Plastic”, “Glass” and “Wood”, “Metals” is now the fourth volume in a successful series of books on materials. It is a pathfinder for product knowledge with a wealth of ideas and unique illustrations. The author and industrial designer Chris Lefteri compiled all four volumes, formulated them for easy understanding, researched them well and gave them a treasurehouse of illustrations. It includes product presentations of each material, introductory texts, technical information for manufacturing and processing and a final glossary leading to websites for further information. Starters and insiders will get a solid cross-section and inspiration with these stylishly designed and interestingly written handbooks.