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History of modern design / [David Raizman].


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Raizman, David Seth.
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Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall Inc., c2004.
  • Book
  • 400 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. (387]-390) and index.
  • 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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Publisher's Summary:
For undergraduate Modern Design and Industrial Design History and Theory courses. Filling the gap for an extensively illustrated history of modern design, this introduction provides a balanced chronological survey of decorative arts, industrial design and graphic design from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. Focusing on the appreciation of design as a creative activity, as well as an enterprise conditioned by economic, technological and social history, Raizman includes the study of products and furnishing designed for mass consumption, and examines the social context for the democratization of culture. Click here for the author's webpage with more information and student reviews.
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