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Design in the Soviet Union 1905–1928

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 Chapter

...The Revolution of 1905 At the beginning of the 20th century, the discontent of Russia’s factory workers and peasants began to coalesce into a rebellious movement against Czar Nicholas II, who had little interest in giving up...

Russian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Russian design developed initially according to the traditions of folk craft and decorative art, then through the politically charged concepts of Russian avant-garde art, and the socially oriented principles of Soviet design through...