An Introduction to Design and Culture
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An Introduction to Design and Culture

1900 to the Present

Penny Sparke

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Now in a completely new and updated edition, this introduction to the development of modern (and postmodern) design is ideal for undergraduate students. Divided into four parts, the book covers the major periods in design culture since the start of the twentieth century, beginning by examining the formative years 1900-1914. Two sections on design and modernity explore the periods 1915-1939 and 1939-1969, and a completely new section, design and postmodernity, covers 1970 to the present.New to this edition are:key discussions on postmodernism and designthe alliance between technology and designthe relationship between identity and design.Drawing on a wealth of mass-produced artifacts, images and environments including sewing machines, cars, televisions, clothes, electronic and branded goods and exhibitions, Sparke shows how design has helped to shape and reflect our social and cultural development.
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Bibliographic Information
Publish State
Published
Language
English
Readership
College - higher education
Responsibility
by Penny Sparke.
Publisher / Imprint
Routledge
Publication Country / Place
United Kingdom / London
Title Identifier (ISBN/ISSN)
9780415686198 / 0415686199
Format
Paperback
Edition
3rd edition
Published Date
July 2012
Pages
296
Illustration
Illustrations
Reference Code
BDZ0012885595