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Cultural Authenticity

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The term authenticity comes from the Greek words autos (self) and hentes (prepared). In common English, authentic is often associated with a series of positive assessments that includes pure, honest, sincere, real, valid, and true...

Plagiarism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Copying is an essential part of the design process. This is done with more or less legality and ethical acceptability depending on the circumstances. The problems of protecting design from copyists have long been acknowledged...

Authenticity

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Authenticity refers to strong, responsible intent, in both humans and designs. Authenticity in design is evident in modernist functionalism. However, design has also been accused of being the source of inauthentic relations to things...

Originality

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Since the eighteenth century, the concept of originality has affected much thinking about design, albeit in distinctly different ways. On the one hand, defined in terms of novelty, inventiveness and authenticity, originality formed...

Continuity: Authenticity and the Paradoxical Nature of Reproduction

Judy Attfield

Judith Attfield is Senior Lecturer in History and Design at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wild Things : The Material Culture of Everyday Life

Berg, 2000

eBook

...if the differences between the genuine and the spurious be so light, why not collect the fake? The answer is why not providing that one knows the difference between the two [...] Inability to discern the difference between a real pearl...

Benjamin, Walter (1892–1940)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Philosopher and critical theorist, born in Berlin, Benjamin studied philosophy at the Albert Ludwig’s University of Freiburg and at the Humboldt University of Berlin, and his doctoral dissertation, The Concept of Art Criticism in German...

Calligraphy

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

eBook

...The art of writing by hand, typically with flowing lines and varying stroke thickness, which is achieved by using a chiselled nib or paintbrush. Can also refer to highly stylised and artistic writing styles. Many script fonts try to imitate...

Things and the Dynamics of Social Change

Judy Attfield

Judith Attfield is Senior Lecturer in History and Design at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wild Things : The Material Culture of Everyday Life

Berg, 2000

eBook

...If, as suggested in the last chapter, we are to capture some sense of the wild things, the material world of the everyday which escapes the order of visual aesthetic categorisation, it is necessary to diagnose features that give them value...

Crafting economies: Contemporary cultural economies of the handmade

Susan Luckman

Susan Luckman is Professor in Cultural Studies at the University of South Australia, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nicola Thomas

Nicola Thomas is Associate Professor in Cultural Historical Geography at the University of Exeter, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Craft Economies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

eBook

...Craft Economies seeks to capture craft’s current ‘moment in the sun’ through an exploration of the configuration in ways craft intersects with debates, practices and worlds beyond craft making itself. We wish to locate this discussion...
...In April 2014, we were asked to observe a brainstorming session at ADX Portland, a makerspace based in Portland, Oregon. The setting was a funky, rehabbed industrial warehouse with concrete floors, retro lighting, an old beat-up piano...