Art & Visual Culture: Design History

  • Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture book cover

    Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Freestone, Marco Amati

    The evolution of city planning theory and practice in the first half of the twentieth century was captured and driven by a range of exhibitionary practices in a variety of settings globally, from international expos to local public halls. The agendas of the promoters varied, but exhibitions…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Design and Craft in Toronto 1900-1940: Creating Modern Living book cover

    Architecture, Design and Craft in Toronto 1900-1940

    Creating Modern Living, 1st Edition

    By Alla Myzelev

    Toronto - the largest and one of the most multicultural cities in Canada - boasts an equally interesting and diverse architectural heritage. Architecture, Design and Craft in Toronto 1900-1940 tells a story of the significant changes in domestic life in the first 40 years of the twentieth century.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • Suspending Modernity: The Architecture of Franco Albini book cover

    Suspending Modernity: The Architecture of Franco Albini

    1st Edition

    By Kay Bea Jones

    Franco Albini’s works of architecture and design, produced between 1930 and 1977, have enjoyed a recent revival but to date have received only sporadic scholarly attention from historians and critics of the Modern Movement. A chorus of Italian voices has sung his praises, none more eloquently than…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Design Research book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Design Research

    1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Design at Home: Domestic Advice Books in Britain and the USA since 1945 book cover

    Design at Home

    Domestic Advice Books in Britain and the USA since 1945, 1st Edition

    By Grace Lees Maffei

    Domestic advice literature is rich in information about design, ideals of domesticity, consumption and issues of identity, yet this literature remains a relatively neglected resource in comparison with magazines and film. Design at Home brings together etiquette, homemaking and home decoration…

    Hardback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge
    Directions in Cultural History

  • The Political Unconscious of Architecture: Re-opening Jameson's Narrative book cover

    The Political Unconscious of Architecture

    Re-opening Jameson's Narrative, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadir Lahiji

    Thirty years have passed since eminent cultural and literary critic Fredric Jameson wrote his classic work, The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act, in which he insisted that 'there is nothing that is not social and historical - indeed, that everything is "in the last…

    Paperback – 2012-12-18
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Design and Culture: 1900 to the Present book cover

    An Introduction to Design and Culture

    1900 to the Present, 3rd Edition

    By Penny Sparke

    This third edition of An Introduction to Design and Culture has been revised and updated throughout to include issues of globalization, sustainability and digital/interactive design. New for this edition is a chapter which covers key changes in design culture. Design culture has changed…

    Paperback – 2012-12-06
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Interior, c. 1867–1896: Aestheticism and Arts and Crafts book cover

    Rethinking the Interior, c. 1867–1896

    Aestheticism and Arts and Crafts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Edwards, Imogen Hart

    From Aesthetes in Africa to the cultural history of the teapot, the essays in this collection contribute to scholarly debates across a wide range of disciplines. Addressing the question of whether "eclectic" relationships in Victorian decorative arts are actually self-conscious iconographic schemes…

    Hardback – 2011-07-28
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Information: Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information book cover

    The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Dade-Robertson

    This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation.…

    Paperback – 2011-05-25
    Routledge

  • Global Design History book cover

    Global Design History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Adamson, Giorgio Riello, Sarah Teasley

    Globalism is often discussed using abstract terms, such as ‘networks’ or ‘flows’ and usually in relation to recent history. Global Design History moves us past this limited view of globalism, broadening our sense of this key term in history and theory. Individual chapters focus our attention on…

    Paperback – 2011-03-04
    Routledge

  • Judging a Book by Its Cover: Fans, Publishers, Designers, and the Marketing of Fiction book cover

    Judging a Book by Its Cover

    Fans, Publishers, Designers, and the Marketing of Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Nickianne Moody

    Edited by Nicole Matthews

    How do books attract their readers? This collection takes a closer look at book covers and their role in promoting sales and shaping readers' responses. Judging a Book by Its Cover brings together leading scholars, many with experience in the publishing industry, who examine the marketing of…

    Hardback – 2007-11-28
    Routledge

  • Perspective, Projections and Design: Technologies of Architectural Representation book cover

    Perspective, Projections and Design

    Technologies of Architectural Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Carpo, Frédérique Lemerle

    The essays selected for this book, presented in chronological order, discuss various aspects of image-making technologies, geometrical knowledge and tools for architectural design, focusing in particular on two historical periods marked by comparable patterns of technological and cultural change.…

    Paperback – 2007-09-26
    Routledge

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