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CIAM

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM) was an organization founded in June 1928 by twenty-four architects from France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Belgium, who all signed up to the La Sarraz...

Modernism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

Book Chapter

...Modernism (1890–1940) through the cubist, surrealist and Dadaist movements was shaped by the industrialisation and urbanisation of Western society. Modernists, including the De Stijl, constructivism and Bauhaus movements, departed from...

Modernism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Modernism (1890–1940), which developed through the cubist, surrealist and Dadaist movements, was shaped by the industrialisation and urbanisation of Western society. Modernist movements, including the De Stijl, constructivist and Bauhaus...

Città Nuova (1914)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...“La Città Nuova” (The New City) is a series of drawings for an imagined city by the futurist architect Antonio Sant’Elia, first exhibited at the Nuove Tendenze show of May 1914, in Milan. The show represented the first public outing...

Modernism and Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Modernism usually refers to a set of movements, emerging in the first decade of the twentieth century and receding in the 1960s, broadly sharing a faith in objectively rational design, a rejection of historicism and ornamented surfaces...

Globalization

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...According to Zygmunt Bauman, “‘Globalization’ means that we are all dependent on each other” (Bauman, 2001a, p. 4). This recognition, even though it describes a phenomenon that gained momentum in the late 1970s, is greatly connected...

The Roots of Unsustainability

The Handbook of Design for Sustainability

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Situating Sustainability A distinguishing feature of being human, beyond the animals we are, is language. Language is one of the most important distinguishing features of our species. Language permits us to reflect on what we...

Nature, Society, Tradition, and Historical Background (with a Design Focus) of Hong Kong

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Article

...This article gives a brief account of the development of a general history of Hong Kong, with a focus on design. The story begins with a short narration of Hong Kong’s local history before the territory became a colony of the British Empire...

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Glenn Adamson

Glenn Adamson is Head of Graduate Studies and Deputy Head of Research at the Victoria & Albert Museum. He is also author of The Craft Reader (Berg, 2009) and Thinking Through Craft (Berg, 2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Thinking Through Craft

Bloomsbury Academic, 2007

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...Work, practice, and site: three words that contemporary art would have a tough time getting along without. Anything made by an artist can be a work; anything an artist does can be a practice; and anywhere this happens can be a site...
...One cannot look the philosophical sun in the face. —Maurice Blanchot (1997: 87) Despite his status as (in the words of long-time admirer Fredric Jameson) ‘the last great classic philosopher’, for a lengthy...