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New Zealand Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Geographical distance creates the difference for New Zealand designers, along with their island nation’s bicultural heritage, small population, easy access to nature, and egalitarian attitude. In this last country to be discovered...

Murray, Keith (1892–1981)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Keith Murray was a ceramics, glass, and industrial designer, born in Auckland, New Zealand. In 1914, he emigrated with his family to England. In 1921, he graduated from the Architectural Association, but found more work as a designer. From...

O’Rorke, Brian (1901–74)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Born in Wellington, New Zealand, O’Rorke was an architect and designer noted for his association with the Orient Steam Navigation Company, particularly through his work on the interiors of the RMS Orion. O’Rorke established his reputation...

The Interiority of Landscape: Gate, Journey, Horizon

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...There is a gap there you can look through into infinity (McCahon, 1979, speaking of the paintings of Braque [Brown 1984: 54]).Colin McCahon, French Bay, 1957, Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. © Courtesy of the Colin...

Canada, Australia, and New Zealand 1300–1900

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

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...Introduction Among scholars of colonialism, some distinguish between settler colonies and colonies of occupation. In settler colonies, they argue, immigrants tended to stay permanently and establish...

Making Paper Models in 1860s New Zealand: An Exploration of Colonial Culture through Child-Made Objects

Childhood by Design : Toys and the Material Culture of Childhood, 1700–Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...In Nelson, New Zealand, in the 1860s, the Saxton children made a hand-painted paper cutout model of an English village. This rare ephemeral child-made object, has survived against the odds, and currently resides at the Museum of New Zealand...

Commonwealth Countries: Canada, Australia, and New Zealand 1900–1939

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

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...Introduction In 1917, the British Commonwealth of Nations came into being, recognizing some members of the union as countries rather than colonies. The 1931 Statute of Westminster ended British parliamentary control over all...
...Kobus Mentz provides, in this interview, many views of urban design in New Zealand, which are coherent with experiences in other countries. Much of this is down to the issue that it is very much an emergent profession that, equally, does...