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Exhibition Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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 (1878)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The third Universal Exhibition to be held in Paris, the Exposition Universelle de 1878, attracted more than 16 million visitors between May 20 and November 10. After the defeat in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870–1 and the traumatic events...
...Architectural Exhibition: A Genre The architectural exhibition is one of many media through which architecture is shown, revealed or explained to an audience. Often it also gives the public an occasion to experience, directly...

Simulated Seas: Exhibition Design in Contemporary Aquariums

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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The Designed World : Images, Objects, Environments

Berg, 2010

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...In 1857, the British naturalist H. Noel Humphreys published Ocean Gardens, one of the first handbooks on aquarium care. In his opening chapter, Humphreys admonished his reader: “To appreciate Nature … the mind requires a special education...

Exhibiting Exhibitions: Designing and Displaying Fascism

Made in Italy : Rethinking a Century of Italian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Exhibitions exerted a pervasive power in the politically aestheticised environment of Fascist Italy. Benito Mussolini considered himself an artist, a poet and a storyteller, and he aimed to control the regime’s narrative to the masses...

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

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin was Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He was a founding 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; and Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Victor was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Cumulus and the Design Research Society. 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

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...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,...
...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...

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...