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Exhibition Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...This field of practice is the design of the spatial layout of display in museums, trade shows, theme parks, and retail spaces. Like events design and set design, it is a collaborative art form and requires working in a multidisciplinary...

Paris Exposition Universelle (1855)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...L’Exposition Universelle des produits de l’agriculture, de l’industrie et des Beaux-Arts (Universal Exhibition of the products of agriculture, industry, and the fine arts) took place in Paris from May 15 to November 15, 1855. The planning...

Paris Exposition Universelle (1867)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Planning for the second French Exposition Universelle (Universal Exhibition) of 1867 started in 1863 after the French participants in the International Exhibition of 1862 in London had pleaded for it. The exhibition opened on April 1...

Juhl, Finn (1912–89)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Danish designer who worked primarily with furniture and interior and exhibition design, Juhl epitomized the organic movement in Scandinavian Design in the period 1940–50 with his designs, which were inspired by international modernist...

Exhibition of the Lands Regained, Wrocław (1948)

Harriet Atkinson

Harriet Atkinson is a historian and Research Fellow based at the Royal College of Art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Polish Exhibition of the Lands Regained was mounted in the city of Wrocław in 1948 as companion to the Communist International Congress for Peace of that year. Set across 150 acres, the exhibition celebrated the new territories that had...

Just What is It that Makes Curating Design so Different, so Appealing?

Design Objects and The Museum

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...This chapter explores some of the challenges of exhibiting design objects in the museum context, and the commensurate curatorial strategies employed in response. In so doing, it considers whether the activity of curating design carries any...

Beyond Museology: Reframing the Sensorium

The Handbook of Visual Culture

Berg, 2012

Book Chapter

...[I]deology, roughly speaking, is about what we think we see when we aren’t really looking.—Homi Bhabha Magnificat anima mea Dominum.—Luke 1:46 It has not gone unremarked that a fair amount of contemporary visual culture...

The Age of Exhibitions: Europe Outside Great Britain 1830–1900

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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World History of Design Volume 1 : Prehistoric Times to World War I

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Article

...Introduction British critics as well as others found much to question in the Crystal Palace exhibition but it nonetheless served as an important milestone for other countries that were coming to terms with industrialization. Clearly,...

Design and Museum Interpretation: Contemporary Characteristics and Practice

Design Objects and The Museum

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Introduction There are two sections to this chapter. First is a review of contemporary interpretative forms by artist and designers responding to themes, objects and collections held...

Spatial Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Spatial design is the design of the spatial environment that is concerned with how space intersects with people as interactive beings in different kinds of environments. Spatial design explores human interaction with spatial environments...