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Designing Safe Spaces for Virtual Reality: Methods for Merging Body Sovereignty Theory into VR Design Practice

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Many Virtual Reality (VR) designers now accept the ethical responsibilities of removing a user’s entire world and superseding it with a fabricated reality. These unique immersive design challenges are intensified when virtual experiences...

A Queer Feeling and Its Future in/for Design History

Design, History and Time : New Temporalities in a Digital Age

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...My research in general, and this chapter more specifically, is motivated by the ambition to provide a long overdue intervention into the state of Design History in which the study of sexuality has been systemically ignored and upon which...

Attfield, Judith (1937–2006)

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Professor of Design History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. 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

...Professor Judith (Judy) Attfield’s work in design history centers upon several major contributions: the feminist analysis of design; an insistence on the significance of the everyday; and the introduction into design history of ideas...

Newcomb Pottery

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Newcomb pottery was established in New Orleans, Louisiana, when Ellsworth Woodward (1861–1939), head of Tulane University’s art program, established a pottery on campus in 1894, named for the benefactor of the women’s college. The pottery...

Gender and Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The distinction between sex as biological, and gender as socially constructed, was a key premise of Anglo-American feminism. Later, this came to be viewed as more complex, with the claim that our biological bodies are interpreted through...

Subcultures

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The study of subcultures has a rich history through the twentieth century, particularly in criminology and sociology, but it is only since the 1970s that scholarship of subcultures has grown as a discipline in social science and cultural...

Gilbreth, Lillian (1878–1972)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Gilbreth was an industrial psychologist who along with her husband Frank, developed many of the industrial management techniques on which most subsequent approaches have been based. Her contribution to the ethos of workplace management...

Identity and Difference

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...There are a variety of approaches toward questions of identity and difference. In many respects, these divergences indicate contrasting responses to a framework of political representation, knowledge, and classification that has...

‘Of Manly Enterprise, and Female Taste!’: Mina Malcolm’s Cottage as Imperial Exhibition, c. 1790s–1970s

British Women and Cultural Practices of Empire, 1770–1940

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Thanks to John Malcolm for his help in rooting out sources and the editors for their valuable comments.‘Beneath thy roof what splendid proofs are plac’d/Of manly enterprise, and female taste!’, William Park (1788–1843) exclaimed in a poem...

Material Culture in Miniature: Nuremberg Kitchens as Inspirational Toys in the Long Nineteenth Century

Childhood by Design : Toys and the Material Culture of Childhood, 1700–Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...This essay analyzes the one-room dollhouses known in German as Puppenküchen and in English as “Nuremberg kitchens,” which were especially important in Germany from the late 1700s to the early 1900s. The conventional explanation...