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Introduction

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-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; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Love Objects : Emotion, Design and Material Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Love is an emotion to which countless treatises, tracts, and works of art have been dedicated from time immemorial. It is an emotion that human beings care deeply about because it touches the core of our being where the need to be regarded,...

The Experience of Products

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-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; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 3 : Social Interactions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... with a multitude of definitions; however there is no alternative. Dieter Rams, “Omit the Unimportant,” in Design Discourse: History Theory Criticism, ed. Victor Margolin (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989), 111. This essay first...

Western and Southern Europe 1900–1939

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-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; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. 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

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... The Dominion of Design; Victor Margolin, Anty Pansera, and Fredrik Wildhagen, eds., Tradizione e Modernismo: Design 1918–1940/Tradition and Modernism: Design 1918–1940; Paul Greenhalgh, ed., Modernism in Design;...

Renaissance Europe and the Ottoman Empire 1200–1750

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-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; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 1 : Prehistoric Times to World War I

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction The claim that the Renaissance in Europe brought about a sharp break with the preceding medieval period has been challenged in recent years by many scholars who no longer believe that medieval...

The Industrial Revolution in Europe and America 1750–1830

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-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; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 1 : Prehistoric Times to World War I

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Origins in England The Industrial Revolution, a term popularized by the historian Arnold Toynbee, was instrumental in creating a system of mass production that would eventually spread to all parts of the world. Beginning...

Colonies: Africa 1900–1945

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-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; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. 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

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... invasion. From the time of Victor Emanuel II, following the occupation of Eritrea, Italy sent thousands of its own citizens to the colonies, where they were encouraged to build a better life than they had at home. Most engaged in farming....

Latin America: Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, and Uruguay 1900–1939

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-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; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. 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

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... of their factories or else built on existing businesses. Among those active in Chile between 1920 and 1932 were the automobile manufacturers Ford and General Motors; the Singer Sewing Machine Company; and RCA Victor, which produced radios...

The United States 1917–1941

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-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; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. 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

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...Introduction World War I began in 1914 but the United States did not enter the conflict until early 1917. Supporting the Allies who were fighting against Germany, the Americans initially provided naval support...

The Prehistoric Age

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-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; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 1 : Prehistoric Times to World War I

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction The long trajectory towards design as we know it today begins with the first toolmakers, who were our human ancestors known as Homo habilis, a species that existed during the Lower Paleolithic period...

Italy, Germany, the Soviet Union, and Portugal 1922–1940

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-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; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. 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

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... The Arts of Reform and Persuasion, 1885–1945 contains a number of valuable essays about design in Italy and Germany, while Anthony Rhodes, Propaganda: The Art of Persuasion, WWII, edited by Victor Margolin, includes ample material about...