• Black Beauty: Aesthetics, Stylization, Politics book cover

    Black Beauty: Aesthetics, Stylization, Politics

    1st Edition

    By Shirley Anne Tate

    Previous work discussing Black beauty has tended to concentrate on Black women's search for white beauty as a consequence of racialization. Without denying either the continuation of such aesthetics or their enduring power, this book uncovers the cracks in this hegemonic Black beauty. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Structural and Civil Engineering Design book cover

    Structural and Civil Engineering Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Addis

    The importance of design has often been neglected in studies considering the history of structural and civil engineering. Yet design is a key aspect of all building and engineering work. This volume brings together a range of articles which focus on the role of design in engineering. It opens by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of Civil Engineering

  • Dress and Identity in British Literary Culture, 1870-1914 book cover

    Dress and Identity in British Literary Culture, 1870-1914

    1st Edition

    By Rosy Aindow

    Rosy Aindow examines the way fiction registered and responded to the emergence of a modern fashion industry during the period 1870-1914. She traces the role played by dress in the formation of literary identities, with specific attention to the way that an engagement with fashionable clothing was…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Transferred Illusions: Digital Technology and the Forms of Print book cover

    Transferred Illusions

    Digital Technology and the Forms of Print, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn Deegan, Kathryn Sutherland

    This is a study of the forms and institutions of print - newspapers, books, scholarly editions, publishing, libraries - as they relate to and are changed by emergent digital forms and institutions. In the early 1990s hypertext was briefly hailed as a liberating writing tool for non-linear creation.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Architecture as a Performing Art book cover

    Architecture as a Performing Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marcia Feuerstein, Gray Read

    How do buildings act with people and among people in the performances of life? This collection of essays reveals a deep alliance between architecture and the performing arts, uncovering its roots in ancient stories, and tracing a continuous tradition of thought that emerges in contemporary practice…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Design Experience: The Role of Design and Designers in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Design Experience

    The Role of Design and Designers in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Mike Press, Rachel Cooper

    How are we to understand the changing role of design and designers in the new age of consumer experience? Drawing on perspectives from cultural studies, design management, marketing, new product development and communications theory, The Design Experience explores the contexts, practices and roles…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Self-Assembly Lab: Experiments in Programming Matter book cover

    Self-Assembly Lab

    Experiments in Programming Matter, 1st Edition

    By Skylar Tibbits

    What if structures could build themselves or adapt to fluctuating environments? Skylar Tibbits, Director of the Self-Assembly Lab in the Department of Architecture at MIT, Cambridge, MA, crosses the boundaries between architecture, biology, materials science and the arts, to envision a world where…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility book cover

    Contemporary Art About Architecture

    A Strange Utility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Loring Wallace, Nora Wendl

    An important resource for scholars of contemporary art and architecture, this volume considers contemporary art that takes architecture as its subject. Concentrated on works made since 1990, Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility is the first to take up this topic in a sustained and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Films of Charles and Ray Eames: A Universal Sense of Expectation book cover

    The Films of Charles and Ray Eames

    A Universal Sense of Expectation, 1st Edition

    By Eric Schuldenfrei

    The Films of Charles and Ray Eames traces the history of the Eameses’ work, examining their evolution away from the design of mass-produced goods and toward projects created as educational experiences. Closely examining how the Eameses described their work reveals how the films and exhibitions they…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham

    The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women’s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Force of Fashion in Politics and Society: Global Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times book cover

    The Force of Fashion in Politics and Society

    Global Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beverly Lemire

    Throughout history, fashion has emerged as one of the most powerful driving forces determining the political, economic and social ramifications of the production, distribution and circulation of goods. Indeed fashion, especially in relation to clothing and textiles, shapes the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

  • Fashion, Interior Design and the Contours of Modern Identity book cover

    Fashion, Interior Design and the Contours of Modern Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Myzelev, John Potvin

    Challenging the notion that fashion and furniture were or are separate enterprises and distinct material aesthetic traditions, this collection focuses on three material and conceptual links central to understanding the relationship between interior design and fashion-the body, fabric, and space.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

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