History of modern design /

"Surveys applied arts and industrial design from the eighteenth century to the present day, exploring the dynamic relationship between design and manufacturing, and the technological, social, and commercial context in which this relationship developed ... Wide-ranging examples of product and gr...

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Main Author: Raizman, David Seth.
Format: Book
Published:Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall ; London : Laurence King Pub., 2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Supply, Demand, and Design, 1700-1850
  • 1. Demand and Production
  • 2. Entrepreneurial Efforts in England and Elsewhere
  • 3. Growing Pains: Expanding Industry in the Early Nineteenth Century
  • 4. Design, Society, and Standards
  • II. Arts, Crafts, and Machines, 1850-1914
  • 5. The Equality of the Arts
  • 6. The Joy of Work
  • 7. Mechanization and Industry
  • III. After the Great War, 1918-1944: Moderne, Industry, and Utopias
  • 8. Paris and L'art Moderne Before and After the Great War
  • 9. The First Machine Age in Europe
  • 10. Art, Design, and Industry in the United States
  • IV. Humanism and Luxury: International Modernism and Mass Culture After World War II, 1945-1960
  • 11. International Modernism: From Theory to Practice
  • 12. Design and Mass Appeal: A Culture of Consumption
  • V. Progress, Protest, and Pluralism, 1960-2000
  • 13. New Materials, New Products
  • 14. Dimensions of Mass Culture
  • 15. Politics, Pluralism, and Postmodernism
  • 16. Design in Context: An Act of Balance Notes: Suggestions for Further Reading
  • Timeline
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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