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Rhythm

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... intervals, they do require some degree of consistency or pattern in their arrangement.The concept of rhythm derives from the Ancient Greeks, but visual rhythm tends to be associated with early twentieth-century formalism. Peter Behrens talked...

Greetings Card Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... 3-D graphics, and LED lighting. References and further reading Peter Gilderdale. 2013. “Hands across the Sea: Situating an Edwardian Greetings Postcard Practice.” PhD diss., Auckland University of Technology. Alexandra Jaffe. 1999. “Packaged...

Form Follows Function

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The phrase “form follows function” became one of the defining axioms of modernist design. It implies that once a design problem is fully understood, the design’s final form flows directly from its defined purpose. The phrase originates from...

Habitus

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Habitus refers, in broad terms, to the mechanism that allows people to absorb sets of habits, behaviors, assumptions, ideas, and dispositions from wider culture. It orients many of our everyday and automatic actions—physical as well...

Nostalgia

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... 1780–1917. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press. Peter Fritzsche. 2001. “Specters of History: On Nostalgia, Exile, and Modernity.” American Historical Review 106, no. 5: 1587–1618. Aurélie Kessous and Elyette Roux. 2008. “A Semiotic...

Originality

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

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...Since the eighteenth century, the concept of originality has affected much thinking about design, albeit in distinctly different ways. On the one hand, defined in terms of novelty, inventiveness and authenticity, originality formed...

Ballpoint Pen

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The ballpoint pen is a widely-used writing implement. Its key feature is its roll-on deodorant-like mechanism for delivering a quick-drying ink onto a wide range of surfaces.The term “ball-pointed” originates with a dip pen...