• How Architects Write book cover

    How Architects Write

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Spector, Rebecca Damron

    How Architects Write shows you the interdependence of writing and design in both student and professional examples. This fully updated edition features more than 50 color images, a new chapter on online communication, and sections on critical reading, responding to requests for proposals, the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Colour and Light: Spatial Experience book cover

    Colour and Light

    Spatial Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Fridell Anter, Ulf Klaren

    Colour and Light: Spatial Experience describes the coherent interaction of light and colour in the spatial context. It explains the nature of light to colour specialists, and the nature of colour to light specialists, simultaneously conveying an understanding that light and colour must be thought…

    Paperback – 2017-05-12
    Routledge

  • Design for Life: Creating Meaning in a Distracted World book cover

    Design for Life

    Creating Meaning in a Distracted World, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Walker

    Stuart Walker’s design work has been described as life-changing, inspiring, disturbing and ferocious. Drawing on an extraordinarily diverse range of sources and informed by creative practice, Design for Life penetrates to the heart of modern culture and the malaise that underlies today’s moral…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04
    Routledge

  • Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design book cover

    Art in Consumer Culture

    Mis-Design, 1st Edition

    By Grace McQuilten

    Written with beautiful clarity, Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design asks the contemporary art world to be honest about the pervasive effects of commodification and the difficulty of staging critique. The book examines the collusion of 'art' and 'design' in contemporary artistic practices in order…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner book cover

    Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Draper

    Nikolaus Pevsner was one of the most important and influential art historians of the twentieth century. He opened up new areas of enquiry in the history of art, revolutionising architectural studies in England and playing a key role in establishing the discipline of design history. Through his…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Everyday Aesthetics: Prosaics, the Play of Culture and Social Identities book cover

    Everyday Aesthetics

    Prosaics, the Play of Culture and Social Identities, 1st Edition

    By Katya Mandoki

    Katya Mandoki advances in this book the thesis that it is not only possible but crucial to open up the field of aesthetics (traditionally confined to the study of art and beauty) toward the richness and complexity of everyday life. She argues that in every process of communication, whether face to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Retail Design: Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Retail Design

    Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Petermans, Anthony Kent

    The late twentieth century saw rapid growth in consumption and the expansion of retailing and services. This was reflected in the number and type of stores and locations, from regional shopping malls and out-of-town superstores to concept and flagship stores. Retail design became an essential part…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • Dress Culture in Late Victorian Women's Fiction: Literacy, Textiles, and Activism book cover

    Dress Culture in Late Victorian Women's Fiction

    Literacy, Textiles, and Activism, 1st Edition

    By Christine Bayles Kortsch

    In her immensely readable and richly documented book, Christine Bayles Kortsch asks us to shift our understanding of late Victorian literary culture by examining its inextricable relationship with the material culture of dress and sewing. Even as the Education Acts of 1870, 1880, and 1891 extended…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Making, Selling and Wearing Boys' Clothes in Late-Victorian England book cover

    Making, Selling and Wearing Boys' Clothes in Late-Victorian England

    1st Edition

    By Clare Rose

    There has been a great deal of recent interest in masculine clothing, examining both its production and consumption, and the ways in which it was used to create individual identities and to build businesses, from 1850 onwards. Drawing upon a wide range of sources this book studies the interaction…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

  • The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France book cover

    The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France

    1st Edition

    By Iris Moon

    As the official architects of Napoleon, Charles Percier (1764–1838) and Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine (1762–1853) designed interiors that responded to the radical ideologies and collective forms of destruction that took place during the French Revolution. The architects visualized new forms of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

  • 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

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