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Louis Philippe Style

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Louis Philippe was the eponymous prevailing style for furniture and interiors in France during the “July Monarchy” under Louis Philippe I (r. 1830–48). The style was epitomized by an approach to comfort and economy that used dark woods...

World War II 1939–1945

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 2 : World War I to World War II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Article

...Introduction World War II served as a powerful stimulus for design, especially the design of weaponry, although many of the new discoveries in science and engineering that were prompted by the war also had valuable...

The Travelling Eye: British Women in Early Nineteenth-Century India

British Women and Cultural Practices of Empire, 1770–1940

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

eBook

...The relationship between British women travellers in India in the first half of the nineteenth century and the material and cultural world they inhabited is reflected in the letters they wrote and in their published correspondence. Although...
...The frontier is the subject of a burgeoning literature in Australia, fuelled by a highly politicized debate from the early 2000s about the extent and causes of the violence between settlers and Aborigines. See Robert Manne (ed.), Whitewash:...

On Ornament

Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 1 : Design Reform, Modernism, and Modernization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

eBook

...Design has a twofold relation, having, in the first place, a strict reference to utility in the thing designed; and, secondarily, to the beautifying or ornamenting that utility. The word design, however, with the many has become identified...