History Of Modern Design

History Of Modern Design

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An exploration of the parallel development of product and graphic design from the 18th century to the 21st. The effects of mass production and consumption, man-made industrial materials and extended lines of communication are also discussed.

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Genre : Arts and crafts movement
Author by : David Raizman
Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
Release : 2003
File : 400 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1856693481


History Of Modern Design

History Of Modern Design

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Surveying applied arts and industrial design from the 18th century to the present day, this book explores the dynamic relationship between design and manufacturing, and the technological, social and commercial context in which this relationship developed. The effects of a vastly enlarged audience for the products of modern design and the complex dynamic of mass consumption are also discussed. Part of this dynamic reveals that products serve as signs for desires that have little to do with need or function. The book also explores the impact of a wealth of new man-made industrial materials and tools on the course of modern design - from steel to titanium, plywood to plastic, cotton to nylon, wire to transistors,and microprocessors to nanotubes. The research, development and applications of these technologies are shown as depending upon far-reaching lines of communication stretching across geographical and linguistic boundaries. Reviews of the first edition: "..Raizmans book awakens you to examples of design that surround us everywhere, all the time. By the end, the History of Modern Design manages the rare trick of being an authoritative textbook that fuels the imagination.." Blueprint

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Genre : Design
Author by : David Seth Raizman
Publisher : Laurence King
Release : 2010
File : 432 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1856696944


History Of Modern Design

History Of Modern Design

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Looks at the history of design from the eighteenth century to the present day.

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Genre : Art
Author by : David Seth Raizman
Publisher : Prentice Hall Press
Release : 2004
File : 400 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0131842668


Pioneers Of Modern Design

Pioneers Of Modern Design

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One of the most widely read books on modern design, Nikolaus Pevsner's landmark work today remains as stimulating as it was when first published in 1936. This expanded edition of Pioneers of Modern Design provides Pevsner's original text along with significant new and updated information, enhancing Pevsner's illuminating account of the roots of Modernism. The book now offers many beautiful colour illustrations; updated biographies and bibliographies of all major figures; illustrated short essays on key themes, movements, and individuals; a critique of Pevsner's analysis from today's perspective; examples of works after 1914 (where the original study ended); a biography detailing Pevsner's life and achievements; and much more. Pevsner saw Modernism as a synthesis of three main sources: William Morris and his followers, the work of nineteenth-century engineers, and Art Nouveau. The author considers the role of these sources in the work of early Modernists and looks at such masters of the movement as C.F.A. Voysey and Charles Rennie Mackintosh in Britain, Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright in America, and Adolf Loos and Otto Wagner in Vienna. The account concludes with a discussion of the radical break with the past represented by the design work of Walter Gropius and his future Bauhaus colleagues. Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-1983), a distinguished scholar of art and architecture, was best known as editor of the 46-volume series The Buildings of England and as founding editor of The Pelican History of Art.

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Genre : Design
Author by : Nikolaus Pevsner
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 1991-03-28
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780141932323


A History Of Design From The Victorian Era To The Present

A History Of Design From The Victorian Era To The Present

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An abundantly illustrated overview of modern design across continents and cultures, highlighting key movements and design traditions.

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Genre : Design
Author by : Ann Ferebee
Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Release : 2011
File : 208 Pages
ISBN-13 : 039373272X


Introduction To Modern Design

Introduction To Modern Design

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With some 280 colour illustrations, Introduction to Modern Design takes us on a visual survey of design from the Industrial Revolution of the eighteenth century to the Maker Movement of today. It offers a new understanding of the birth of modern design in the early twentieth century and chronicles the way its meaning has changed over the decades. The narrative is supported by twenty-six readings from significant texts by designers and critics, offering readers an opportunity to learn about design from those who created it and those who commented on it as it was done. The focus of this book is on the objects themselves-from industrial design, furniture, ceramics, textiles, graphics, electronics, to automobiles-and explores the development of these designs in relation to industrialization, technology, environmental responsibility, consumerism, individual needs, and the expression of the social values of their day. Clearly written and accessible, Introduction to Modern Design provides a succinct history of, and fascinating insights into, the world of design.

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Genre : Design
Author by : George H. Marcus
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2019-12-26
File : 280 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781350032002


The History Of Modern Furniture Design

The History Of Modern Furniture Design

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Summary: The richly illustrated monograph tells the story of modern furniture produced from the first half of the 19th century - the Biedermeier period - to the late 20th century. The book offers a comprehensive overview of the modern history of furniture in the Czech lands against the backdrop of significant developments in the field worldwide, including one-of-a-kind designer furniture. Particular attention is devoted to the most distinguished artists-designers, as well as the fates of furniture manufacturers and institutions. The volume examines the art-historical aspects of furniture manufacturing, sources of inspiration, types of materials and technological aspects. Profiles of eminent Czech and international furniture designers form an important part of the publication. 0Exhibition: Castle Kamenice nad Lipou, Czech Republic (Permanent exhibition). 0.

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Genre : Design
Author by : Daniela Karasová
Publisher : Nakladatelstvi Arbor Vitae
Release : 2013-09-30
File : 313 Pages
ISBN-13 : 8074670201


Design History

Design History

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his anthology compiled from volumes 3-10 of Design Issues, includes material from areas seldom discussed in existing surveys and will facilitate the general discourse within the design community on a wide range of conceptual and methodological issues of contemporary design history. Design history has emerged in recent years as a significant field of scholarly research and critical reflection. With their interest in the conceptualization, production, and consumption of objects (large and small, unique or multiple, anonymous or signed) and environments (ephemeral or enduring, public or private), design historians investigate the multiple ways in which intentionally produced objects, environments, and experiences both shape and reflect their historical moments. This anthology compiled from volumes 3-10 of Design Issues, includes material from areas seldom discussed in existing surveys and will facilitate the general discourse within the design community on a wide range of conceptual and methodological issues of contemporary design history. Individual essays investigate various aspects of design in the modern era. They provide fresh insights on familiar figures such as Harley Earl and Norman Bel Geddes and shed new light on neglected aspects of design history such as the history of women in early American graphic design or the history of modern design in China. The essays are grouped in three broad categories: Graphic Design, Design in the American Corporate Milieu, and Design in the Context of National Experiences. Contributors David Brett, Bradford R. Collins, Dennis P. Doordan, David Gartman, Gyorgy Haiman, Larry D. Luchmansingh, Roland Marchand, Enric Satué, Mitchell Schwarzer, Paul Shaw, Svetlana Sylvestrova, Ellen Mazur Thomson, Matthew Turner, John Turpin, Shou Zhi Wang. A Design Issues Reader

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Genre : Design
Author by : Dennis P. Doordan
Publisher : MIT Press
Release : 1996-03-06
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0262540762


Objects Of Design From The Museum Of Modern Art

Objects Of Design From The Museum Of Modern Art

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Publisher : The Museum of Modern Art
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File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780870706110


History Of Design

History Of Design

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A survey of spectacular breadth, covering the history of decorative arts and design worldwide over the past six hundred years

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Genre : Design
Author by : Bard Graduate Center
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2013-12-10
File : 698 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780300196146