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Knowing at a Distance: Color Problems in Ancient Greek Thought

Aaron Fine

Aaron Fine is Professor of Art and Chair at Truman State University where he teaches drawing, painting, and the history of design—among other topics. He has ten solo exhibitions and over fifty group exhibitions on his CV and twenty years’ experience teaching in art and interdisciplinary studies at the college level. He received an MFA in Painting from Claremont Graduate University and is the author of the mixed-genre creative nonfiction book Dialogues on Color (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Color Theory : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

...In ancient Greek religion the rainbow, whom they called Iris, was a goddess associated with Hera, and a messenger between the gods and humanity. It is easy to see how the rainbow would present a particularly wondrous and remarkably manifest...

Medieval Europe and the Islamic World 800–1200

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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Introduction In recent years, new historical narratives have brought Europe into closer relation with other parts of the world that were developing concurrently. Well before 800 bce, long-distance trade had begun...

Greek Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...In European as well as in global context, the development of design may be viewed as a sign of modernization. Under this prism, the history of product design in Greece reflects the controversial and arguably incomplete process...

Three Thousand Years of Designing Business and Organizations

Designing: Business and Management

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Designing businesses is, in essence, designing human organizations to produce the systems, services, and products. The idea that design firms such as IDEO, Nielsen Norman, and the Policy Lab are addressing these problems from a design...

Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence (1905–76)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...British interior and furniture designer who was born in London, Robsjohn-Gibbings studied architecture at the University of Liverpool and at London University. His career in interior design developed after joining Charles of London...

The Indignant Beton

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...Modernity and its aftermath, in a desire to reconnect humans’ lost unity with the world, invented luring architectural schemes of crystalline transparencies and soft liquid forms. The vast repetitions of typical habitats of the modern...