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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...

Paris Exposition Universelle (1878)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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

Book Chapter

...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...