The Routledge Research in Interior Design series provides the reader with the latest scholarship in the field of interiors. The series publishes research from across the globe and covers areas as diverse as the history and theory of interiors, evidence-based case studies, technology, digital interior design, materials, details, monographs of interior designers, and much more. By making these studies available to the worldwide academic community, the series aims to promote quality interior design research.
By Elena Chestnova
June 20, 2022
Material Theories takes a radically new approach to well-established thinking on nineteenth-century architecture and design by investigating Gottfried Semper’s classic ideas about dressing, metamorphosis of material, and cultural development, culminating in his two-volume publication Style. This ...
By Alessandra Wood
March 11, 2020
Designed to Sell presents an engaging account of mid-twentieth-century department store design and display in America from the 1930s to the 1960s. It traces the development of postwar philosophies of retail design that embodied aesthetics and function and new modes of merchandise display, resulting...
By Anca I. Lasc, Patricia Lara-Betancourt, Margaret Maile Petty
September 12, 2017
Through an international range of case studies from the 1870s to the present, this volume analyzes strategies of display in department stores and modern retail spaces. Established scholars and emerging researchers working within a range of disciplinary contexts and historiographical traditions shed...