• Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament book cover

    Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament

    By Janice Helland

    Edited by Bridget Elliott

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Aesthetic Sustainability: Product Design and Sustainable Usage book cover

    Aesthetic Sustainability

    Product Design and Sustainable Usage

    By Kristine H. Harper

    Why do we readily dispose of some things, whereas we keep and maintain others for years, despite their obvious wear and tear? Can a greater understanding of aesthetic value lead to a more strategic and sustainable approach to product design? Aesthetic Sustainability: Product Design and Sustainable…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Architectures of Display: Department Stores and Modern Retail book cover

    Architectures of Display

    Department Stores and Modern Retail

    Edited by Anca I. Lasc, Patricia Lara-Betancourt, Margaret Maile Petty

    Through an international range of case studies from the 1870s to the present day, this volume analyses 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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Interior Design

  • Fashion Ethics book cover

    Fashion Ethics

    By Sue Thomas

    Fashion Ethics is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the ethical issues in the fashion industry: from collection design concept to upcycling and closed loop production. This book answers an urgent need for a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental ethics of the fashion…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Fashion and Narrative in Victorian Popular Literature: Double Threads book cover

    Fashion and Narrative in Victorian Popular Literature

    Double Threads

    By Madeleine C. Seys

    We know that way we dress says a lot about us. It’s drilled into us by our parents as children, as adults throughout our working lives, and eternally from the culture surrounding us. Our dress tells the outside world of the culture and era we come from to our social status within that culture. Our…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Vehicle Design: Aesthetic Principles in Transportation Design book cover

    Vehicle Design

    Aesthetic Principles in Transportation Design

    By Jordan Meadows

    Vehicle Design guides readers through the methods and processes designers use to create and develop some of the most stunning vehicles on the road. Written by Jordan Meadows, a designer who worked on the 2015 Ford Mustang, the book contains interviews with design directors at firms including Fiat…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture book cover

    Interiors Beyond Architecture

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case studies from a historically nuanced and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Fashion Entrepreneurship: The Creation of the Global Fashion Business book cover

    Fashion Entrepreneurship

    The Creation of the Global Fashion Business

    By Neri Karra

    The fashion business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive and express ourselves in our environment. The brands and the firms that shaped this industry have, in many ways, defined the fashion business. This book provides the first authoritative history of the global fashion industry,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice book cover

    Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

    By Marian Macken

    Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice explores the potential role of artists’ books within the realm of architectural representation and the design process. In four main sections, the book examines the relationships between the drawing, the building, and the book. Binding Space demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • The Routledge Companion to Design Research book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Design Research

    Edited by Paul Rodgers, Joyce Yee

    The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the wide range of conceptual, methodological, technological and theoretical approaches evident in contemporary design research. This volume comprises…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation book cover

    Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation

    By Bo T. Christensen, Linden J. Ball, Kim Halskov

    The scientific analysis of design thinking is of considerable interest to academic scholars and design practitioners across many disciplines. This research tradition has generated a growing corpus of studies examining how designers think when creating innovative products, although there has been…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    CRC Press

  • Nature and the Nation in Fin-de-Siècle France: The Art of Emile Gallé and the Ecole de Nancy book cover

    Nature and the Nation in Fin-de-Siècle France

    The Art of Emile Gallé and the Ecole de Nancy

    By Jessica M. Dandona

    By the time of his death in 1904, critics, arts reformers, and government officials were near universal in their praise of Art Nouveau designer Emile Gallé (1846–1904), whose works they described as the essence of French design. Many even went so far as to argue that the artist’s creations could…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

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