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Turkish Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Turkish design as a concept can be conceived with reference to two different but interrelated levels based on practical and ideological grounds. On the practical level, Turkish design refers basically to design practice in Turkey....

The Earliest Civilizations 7000 bce–900 bce

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

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...Introduction Civilizations developed unevenly during this period, although sedentary cultures appeared in all parts of the world. Craftsmen discovered different techniques for making pottery and other objects of daily life...

Protoindustrialization in Diverse Regions 1750–1900

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

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...Introduction The emergence of an industrial culture in Europe and the United States in the later part of the 19th century created a division between the “center,” comprising rapidly industrializing nations with emerging middle-class...

Hieroglyphics

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Book, 2009

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Asia, Africa, and the Americas 800 bce–1200 ce

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 Europe experienced a period of cultural and economic decline after the fall of Rome, but other parts of the world outside the influence of Greco-Roman culture continued their own advancement only to confront...

The Near and Middle East 1900–1939

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 2 : World War I to World War II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The Ottoman Empire At the end of the 19th century, the Ottoman Empire encompassed much of the Near East and Middle East regions. Istanbul was the capital of the empire and other major cities were Baghdad, Damascus, Beirut...

The Palm Islands, Dubai, UAE

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...Palm Jumeirah (right) and Palm Jebel Ali (left), Dubai, as captured by NASA’s Landsat 7 satellite in October 2006 NASA Visible Earth http.//visibleearth.nasa.gov /.Nothing seems more unnatural...

Silk Textiles in Inter-Empire Exchanges: The Ottomans and the World of Iran

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Encyclopedia Article

...In this article, we discuss the role of Iran as a purveyor of silk textiles, mainly of woven materials but also of raw silk, during the Ak-koyunlu (1378–1508) and Safavid (1501–1722) empires. We focus on silk fabrics suitable for garments...

Rashid, Karim (1960–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Karim Rashid is a product designer, born in Cairo and raised in Canada. Rashid is a designer with an approach to products that is both comprehensive and eclectic. He was initially trained as a designer in Ottawa and then in Milan...

Cultural interaction and exchange

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Symbol, Pattern & Symmetry : The Cultural Significance of Structure

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...As stressed on a number of occasions previously in this book, by the end of the first century bce, there was substantial long-distance international trade, involving the Roman Empire, the Parthian Empire, the Kushan Empire...