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Author Sparke, Penny.
Title An Introduction to Design and Culture : 1900 to the Present.
Imprint Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Edition Third edition.

Author Sparke, Penny.
Subject Design -- History -- 20th century.
Design -- History -- 21st century.
Industrial design.
Description 1 online resource (273 pages)
Edition Third edition.
Contents Cover; An Introduction to Design and Culture: 1900 to the Present; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Twentieth-century design and culture revisited; Part 1 Design and modernity, 1900-1939; 1 Consuming modernity; Conspicuous consumption and the expansion of taste; Consumer culture and modernity; 2 The impact of technology; New production methods, new materials; The materials of modernity; 3 The designer for industry; Art and industry; The consultant designer; 4 Modernism and design; Theory and design at the turn of the century; The hegemony of modernism.
5 Designing identitiesRepresenting the nation; Corporate culture and the state; Part 2 Design and postmodernity, 1940 to the present; 6 Consuming postmodernity; The dream of modernity; Consumer culture and postmodernity; 7 Technology and design: A new alliance; The materials of abundance; Technology and lifestyles; 8 Designer culture; International designers; The new designers; 9 Postmodernism and design; Modern design in crisis; Postmodern design; 10 Redefining identities; Redefining the nation; Redefining design; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary This third edition of An Introduction to Design and Culture has been revised and updated throughout to include issues of globalization, sustainability and digital/interactive design. New for this edition is a chapter which covers key changes in design culture. Design culture has changed dramatically in the 21st century, the designer-hero is now much less in evidence and design has become much more interdisciplinary. Drawing on a wealth of mass-produced artefacts, images and environments including sewing machines, cars, televisions, clothes, electronic and branded go.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781136474101 (electronic bk.)
1136474102 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 823718913
Additional Format Print version: Sparke, Penny. An Introduction to Design and Culture : 1900 to the Present. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012 9780415686181