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Introduction

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is co-editor of The Design History Reader (Bloomsbury 2010) and Made in Italy (Bloomsbury 2013). She is also the editor of Writing Design (Bloomsbury 2011), Iconic Designs (Bloomsbury 2014) and Design at Home (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing Design : Words and Objects

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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..., ‘Introduction’ Section 11: Mediation in The Design History Reader, ed. Grace Lees-Maffei and Rebecca Houze (Oxford: Berg, 2010), 427–8. The mediation emphasis in design history is characterized by three interrelated strains:...

Juicy Salif Lemon Squeezer, Italy/France

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is co-editor of The Design History Reader (Bloomsbury 2010) and Made in Italy (Bloomsbury 2013). She is also the editor of Writing Design (Bloomsbury 2011), Iconic Designs (Bloomsbury 2014) and Design at Home (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

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... Grace Lees-Maffei , ‘“Made” in England? The Mediation of Alessi S.p.A.’, in Grace Lees-Maffei and Kjetil Fallan...

Introduction

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is co-editor of The Design History Reader (Bloomsbury 2010) and Made in Italy (Bloomsbury 2013). She is also the editor of Writing Design (Bloomsbury 2011), Iconic Designs (Bloomsbury 2014) and Design at Home (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing Design : Words and Objects

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...While Parts One and Two of Writing Design: Words and Objects explored the relationships between design and writing, looking particularly at writing which seeks to reform design and writing which mediates between design and the consumer...

Introduction

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is co-editor of The Design History Reader (Bloomsbury 2010) and Made in Italy (Bloomsbury 2013). She is also the editor of Writing Design (Bloomsbury 2011), Iconic Designs (Bloomsbury 2014) and Design at Home (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing Design : Words and Objects

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Writing is not only, nor even primarily, used in the design field to understand and communicate the process and products of design after the fact in the manner of the mediation studies considered in Part Two. Part Three of Writing Design...

Introduction: Writing Design

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is co-editor of The Design History Reader (Bloomsbury 2010) and Made in Italy (Bloomsbury 2013). She is also the editor of Writing Design (Bloomsbury 2011), Iconic Designs (Bloomsbury 2014) and Design at Home (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing Design : Words and Objects

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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... a selection of recommended texts. Fiona Candlin and Raiford Guins, eds., The Object Reader (London: Routledge, 2009); Grace Lees-Maffei and Rebecca Houze, eds., The Design History Reader (Oxford: Berg, 2010). See also the readers...

Introduction

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is co-editor of The Design History Reader (Bloomsbury 2010) and Made in Italy (Bloomsbury 2013). She is also the editor of Writing Design (Bloomsbury 2011), Iconic Designs (Bloomsbury 2014) and Design at Home (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing Design : Words and Objects

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Just as the processes termed ‘Web 2.0’ enable professionals and amateurs alike to publish writing about design (and everything else) with unprecedented ease and reach, design criticism is currently undergoing a process...

‘Made’ in England? The Mediation of Alessi S.P.A.

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is co-editor of The Design History Reader (Bloomsbury 2010) and Made in Italy (Bloomsbury 2013). She is also the editor of Writing Design (Bloomsbury 2011), Iconic Designs (Bloomsbury 2014) and Design at Home (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Made in Italy : Rethinking a Century of Italian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Italy (Philippe Starck, 1990)’, in Iconic Designs: 50 Stories about 50 Things, ed. Grace Lees-Maffei (London: Bloomsbury, 2014). Yet while mysqueeze seems in retrospect to be an obvious candidate for inclusion in Alessi’s catalogue,...

Introduction: Interrogating Iconic Design

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is co-editor of The Design History Reader (Bloomsbury 2010) and Made in Italy (Bloomsbury 2013). She is also the editor of Writing Design (Bloomsbury 2011), Iconic Designs (Bloomsbury 2014) and Design at Home (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

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... sociologists, environmentalists and advocates and practitioners of sustainable design, among others. (For an example, see Jilly Traganou and Grace Tuttle’s discussion of the London Eye, chapter 9.) This criticism may well increase as more and more...

The London Eye, UK: (Marks Barfield Architects, 1999)

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

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...Passenger’s view of the London Eye (Marks Barfield Architects, completed March 2000) seen from below, 3 May 2009. Photograph by Grace Lees-Maffei. The London Eye was erected in 1999 as a temporary kinetic monument to the new...

Introduction: The History of Italian Design

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is co-editor of The Design History Reader (Bloomsbury 2010) and Made in Italy (Bloomsbury 2013). She is also the editor of Writing Design (Bloomsbury 2011), Iconic Designs (Bloomsbury 2014) and Design at Home (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Made in Italy : Rethinking a Century of Italian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... History Reader, ed. Grace Lees-Maffei and Rebecca Houze (Oxford: Berg, 2010), 465–510. (See Figure 0.2.) Finally, we can seek to determine nationality in design by looking at nations or regions themselves as sites for design,...