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Turkish Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Turkish design as a concept can be conceived with reference to two different but interrelated levels based on practical and ideological grounds. On the practical level, Turkish design refers basically to design practice in Turkey...
...Introduction I had barely started working on this chapter in November 2016 when a committee representing four ministries of Turkey visited the Department of Industrial Design at Middle East Technical University. On The Tenth Development...

The modern home, Western fashion and feminine identities in mid-twentieth-century Turkey

Performance, Fashion and The Modern Interior : From the Victorians to Today

Berg, 2011

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...The trio of modern home, Western fashion and feminine identities offers productive opportunities to explore the politically charged sociocultural changes, as well as the continuity, that marked Turkish modernity. An abundance of idealized...

Cultural interaction and exchange

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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...As stressed on a number of occasions previously in this book, by the end of the first century bce, there was substantial long-distance international trade, involving the Roman Empire, the Parthian Empire, the Kushan Empire...

Silk Textiles in Inter-Empire Exchanges: The Ottomans and the World of Iran

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Encyclopedia Article

...In this article, we discuss the role of Iran as a purveyor of silk textiles, mainly of woven materials but also of raw silk, during the Ak-koyunlu (1378–1508) and Safavid (1501–1722) empires. We focus on silk fabrics suitable for garments...

Integrated Scales of Design and Production for Sustainability with a Focus on Graduate Design Work in Lighting

Design Roots : Culturally Significant Designs, Products, and Practices

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Introduction Since 2011, Product Design for Sustainability has been offered annually as a practice-oriented and design-led graduate course in the Department of Industrial Design at Middle East Technical University (METU). In addition...

Oltu-stone Prayer Beads

Design Roots : Culturally Significant Designs, Products, and Practices

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

eBook

...Introduction In the future, the role of the craftsman will be more important than ever before. (McLuhan cited in Vencatachellum 2005) For hundreds of years traditional handicrafts have been considered as an honorable, though intangible...

Ottoman Turkey

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

eBook

...As indicated elsewhere in this book, for much of the second half of the first millennium ce the ultimate westwards destination of traded goods across the Eurasian trading network was the Eastern Roman Empire, with its capital...

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

eBook

...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...