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Ise Gropius: “Everyone Here Calls me Frau Bauhaus”

Bauhaus Bodies : Gender, Sexuality, and Body Culture in Modernism’s Legendary Art School

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...It wouldn’t be misguided if someone decided to write something on the role of the Meisterfrauen, those wives of the Bauhaus masters, who had no official status and yet crucially participated in the history and reception of the Bauhaus....

The Production and Consumption of Model Worlds: Futurama and “War Maneuver Models” Exhibition, 1937–1944

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Bel Geddes was one of the most important creators of visions of modernity. His models of futuristic cities cast him as a technocratic modernist, while his battle dioramas fashioned his image as armchair general and military prophet....

‘I loathe the thought of suffrage sex wars being brought into it’: Institutional conservatism in early twentieth-century women’s art organizations

Zoë Thomas

Zoë Thomas is Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the Wider World at the University of Birmingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Suffrage and the Arts : Visual Culture, Politics and Enterprise

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In 1950, painter Margaret Geddes (1914–1998) wrote an article about the history of the Women’s International Art Club – of which she was the Chair – for the celebrated art journal The Studio. Although the Club had been founded in Paris...

Light Events: Interior and Exterior Space in Michael Snow’s Wavelength (1967)

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...The temporal, and constantly changing, relationship between interior and exterior is contingent upon the time of day, week, and year along with the tectonic quality, function, and inhabitation of each space. The manifold complexity...

Conclusion: Danish (Meta)Modern

Mark Mussari

Mark Mussari is an independent scholar, freelance writer, translator and consultant, based in Arizona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Danish Modern : Between Art and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In the 2015 exhibition ‘MetaModern,’ which originated at the Krannert Art Museum of the University of Illinois in Champaign, a selection of artists employed elements from mid-century modern designs in original works offering visual...

Introduction to Section 1: The Design Process and New Domains of Practice

Richard Buchanan

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Richard Buchanan is Professor of Design, Management and Information Systems at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. He is editor of Discovering Design, The Idea of Design, and Pluralism in Theory and Practice. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dennis Doordan

Dennis Doordan is Professor of Architectural and Design History at Notre Dame University. He is author of Twentieth Century Architecture and editor of Design History: An Anthology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments; The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design; Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Designed World : Images, Objects, Environments

Berg, 2010

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...Any discussion of fabrication in design is complicated by two factors. One factor is that designing is not an established technique, like a craft, and consequently it changes according to the nature of what is to be designed. The other...

Foundations, 1700–1850

D. J. Huppatz

D.J. Huppatz is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Design at Swinburne University, Australia. He has also taught at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. He has published widely in edited books and journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Between 1700 and 1850, goods traded within Asia and from Asia to the rest of the world were mostly “raw” commodities. Spices, grains, tea, and precious metals required minimal human intervention. But two widely traded goods—Chinese...

A Machine-Age Architecturalist: Planning the Factory, Service Station, and the Mass-Produced Home

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The capacity of Bel Geddes’s imagination was matched perhaps only by his professional ambitions. The inescapable fact that he lacked architectural training seemed only to spur his career-long engagement in architectural design, whether he...

The Anthropological Object in Design: From Victor Papanek to Superstudio

Alison J. Clarke

Alison J. Clarke is Professor of Design History and Theory, Director of the Victor J. Papanek Foundation at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design Anthropology : Object Cultures in Transition

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Objects and tools represent a particular field of investigation; they lend themselves much better to being used as keys in the interpretation of complex relationships. Objects are the direct witnesses of the creative drive.Cited in Lang...

The Council of Industrial Design: Official Articulations of Street Furniture Design

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...By the early 1940s, the view that an official machine was necessary to ensure better standards in design was shared by many parties, both in and outside of government. Neither the Design and Industries Association nor the Council for Art...