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Honey, I Shrunk the Nation-State: The Scales of Global History in the Thai Nationalist Theme Park

Archi.Pop : Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...Situated in a zone of industrial factories and slum housing outside of Bangkok, Muang Boran theme park invites visitors to leave behind the grimy environment of present-day globalization and step back in historical time. Walking through its...

Chok Weaving and Textile Enterprises

Design Roots : Culturally Significant Designs, Products, and Practices

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...Introduction This chapter presents an analysis of field research into the weaving communities of Long district (Phrae province) and Mae Chaem district (Chiang Mai province) in northern Thailand....

Tuk-Tuk, Italy/Thailand

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...Piaggio of Italy wanted to promote their versbn of the tuk-tuk in South-East Asia in generic ‘Ori9ntal’ settings, with usages akin to those of urban Italy Decorated auto rickshaw or tuk-tuk at Connaught Place, Delhi, India....

Editorial Introduction

Amy Twigger Holroyd

University of Leeds, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design Roots : Culturally Significant Designs, Products, and Practices

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Part I examined cultural significance in terms of designs, products, and practices, and explored connections with key underpinning concepts such as sustainability and cultural ecologies. Authenticity and tradition were highlighted...

Outsourcing and Its Impact on the Design Process

Neil Ewins

Neil Ewins is Senior Lecturer in Design History and Theory at the University of Sunderland, UK. He has contributed articles to a number of edited volumes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ceramics and Globalization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...As determined in Chapter 1, the theoretical opinions of broader commentators on the subject of globalization have suggested how its impact would create a concentration on design, rather than manufacturing. Similarly, the Staffordshire press...

Stupas and mandalas

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Symbol, Pattern & Symmetry : The Cultural Significance of Structure

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The foundations for the development of Buddhism as a major world religion are traceable to the last few centuries bce. The religion spread across much of present-day India and Pakistan to Southeast Asia, northwards to Central...

Elite Paths

D. J. Huppatz

D.J. Huppatz is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Design at Swinburne University, Australia. He has also taught at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. He has published widely in edited books and journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Led by their respective rulers, modernization programs in nineteenth-century Japan and Siam constituted an elite or “top-down” path to modernity. From the 1868 Meiji Restoration, the Japanese government rapidly established modern systems...