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Modernism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous 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 journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Book, 2006

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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...

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...

Modernism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous 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 journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Book, 2010

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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...

Conclusion

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...

A Machine-Age Architecturalist: Planning the Factory, Service Station, and the Mass-Produced Home

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The capacity of Bel Geddes’s imagination was matched perhaps only by his professional ambitions. The inescapable fact that he lacked architectural training seemed only to spur his career-long engagement in architectural design, whether he...