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Design History Beyond the Canon

by Jennifer Kaufmann-Buhler, Victoria Rose Pass & Christopher Wilson

<p><em>Design History Beyond the Canon</em> subverts hierarchies of taste which have dominated traditional narratives of design history. The book explores a diverse selection of objects, spaces and media, ranging from high design to ...

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Design Objects and the Museum

by Joanna Weddell & Ms Liz Farrelly

<p><em>Design Objects and the Museum</em> brings together leading design historians, curators, educators and archivists to consider the place of contemporary design objects within museums. Contributors draw on a wide range of 20th century and ...

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Design Paradigms

Case Histories of Error and Judgment in Engineering

by Henry Petroski

<p>From ancient Greek temples to twentieth-century towers, engineers have learned more about design from failure than success. The concept of error, according to the author, is central to the design process. As a way of explaining the enduring ...

ISBN: 9781107385023

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Design, History and Time

New Temporalities in a Digital Age

by Zoë Hendon & Anne Massey

<p><em>Design, History and Time</em> reflects on the nature of time in relation to design, in both past and contemporary contexts. In contrast to a traditional design historical approach which emphasises schools and movements, this volume ...

ISBN: 9781350060661

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Designing Business and Management

by Dr Sabine Junginger & Jürgen Faust

<p>Scholars and practitioners from management and design address the challenges and issues of designing business from a design perspective. <em>Designing Business and Management</em> combines practical models and grounded theories to improve ...

ISBN: 9780857857705

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Designing Disability

Symbols, Space, and Society

by Elizabeth Guffey

<p><em>Designing Disability</em> traces the emergence of an idea and an ideal – physical access for the disabled – through the evolution of the iconic International Symbol of Access (ISA). The book draws on design history, material culture and ...

ISBN: 9781350004269

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Designing the French Interior

The Modern Home and Mass Media

by Anca I. Lasc, Mark Taylor & Georgina Downey

<p><em>Designing the French Interior</em> traces France's central role in the development of the modern domestic interior, from the pre-revolutionary period to the 1970s, and addresses the importance of various media, including drawings, prints,

ISBN: 9780857857798

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Designing Worlds

National Design Histories in an Age of Globalization

by Kjetil Fallan & Grace Lees-Maffei

<p>From consumer products to architecture to advertising to digital technology, design is an undeniably global phenomenon. Yet despite their professed transnational perspective, historical studies of design have all too often succumbed to a bias

ISBN: 9781785331565

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Destruction Rites

Ephemerality and Demolition in Postwar Visual Culture

by Mona Hadler

<p>In the early sixties, crowds gathered to watch rites of destruction – from the demolition derby where makeshift cars crashed into each other for sport, to concerts where musicians destroyed their instruments, to performances of ...

ISBN: 9781786721594

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Diane Arbus

by Arthur Lubow

<p>Diane Arbus was one of the greatest photographers of the last century. Her portraiture of freaks, circus performers, twins, nudists and others on the social margins connected with a wide public at a deep psychological level. Her suicide in ...

ISBN: 9781448156610

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Diffractive Technospaces

A Feminist Approach to the Mediations of Space and Representation

by Dr Federica Timeto

<p>The entanglements of information and materiality in our media environment, that new information and communication technologies make increasingly mobile and locative, changes the mediations between space and society. The fluidity and continual

ISBN: 9781472445476

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Digital Art

by Christiane Paul

<p>This third, updated and expanded edition of Christiane Paul's acclaimed book investigates key areas of digital art practice that have gained in prominence in recent years, including the emergence and impact of location-based media, ...

ISBN: 9780500772744

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Dissonant Archives

Contemporary Visual Culture and Contested Narratives in the Middle East

by Anthony Downey

<p>The 'archive' is often viewed as a collection of historical documents that records and orders information about people, places and events. This view nevertheless obscures a crucial point: the archive, whilst subject to the vagaries of time ...

ISBN: 9780857739735

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Domenico Brucciani and the Formatori of 19th-Century Britain

by Dr Rebecca Wade

<p>Born near the Tuscan province of Lucca in 1815, Domenico Brucciani became the most important and prolific maker of plaster casts in nineteenth-century Britain. This first substantive study shows how he and his business used public ...

ISBN: 9781501332203

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Donor Portraits in Byzantine Art

The Vicissitudes of Contact between Human and Divine

by Rico Franses

<p>This book explores the range of images in Byzantine art known as donor portraits. It concentrates on the distinctive, supplicatory contact shown between ordinary, mortal figures and their holy, supernatural interlocutors. The topic is ...

ISBN: 9781108311199

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Drawing Funny: A Guide to Making Your Terrible Little Cartoons Funnier

by Oslo Davis

'I hate to be the bearer of bad news but you can't learn cartooning, and it can't be taught.'<BR> <BR> And so begins Oslo Davis' illustrated book on how to draw gag cartoons. Talk about shoot yourself in the foot! <BR><BR>But he's kidding, kind ...

ISBN: 9781863958820

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Durer

by Wolf Norbert

Germany's greatest Renaissance artist Though he is most famous for his engravings, Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) was also a master painter and draftsman whose work exemplifies the spirit of German art. Dürer’s importance in the German High ...

ISBN: 9783822849224

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Early Christian & Byzantine Art

by John Lowden

ISBN: 9780714831688

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Early Greek Portraiture

Monuments and Histories

by Catherine M. Keesling

<p>In this book, Catherine M. Keesling lends new insight into the origins of civic honorific portraits that emerged at the end of the fifth century BC in ancient Greece. Surveying the subjects, motives and display contexts of Archaic and ...

ISBN: 9781108207225

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Early Italian Art

by Sir Joseph Archer Crowe

"The following passages originally constituted sections of two books ... both written in 1864-one by Anna Jameson and the other by Giovanni Cavalcaselle and Arthur Crowe"--Note from the editor. ...

ISBN: 9781844848485

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