British Design: Tradition and Modernity after 1948

British Design: Tradition and Modernity after 1948


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472505378
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/22/2015
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Christopher Breward is Professor of Cultural History at the University of Edinburgh and Principal of Edinburgh College of Art, both UK.

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK.

Ghislaine Wood is Deputy Director of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, UK.

Table of Contents

British Design 1948-2012: Innovation in the Modern Age: A Retrospective View, Christopher Breward, Edinburgh College of Art, UK and Ghislaine Wood, Victoria & Albert Museum, UK
The Spaces and Places of British Modernity, Fiona Fisher and Penny Sparke, Kingston University, UK
1. The Primavera Story, 1946-1967, Janine Barker, Northumbria University, UK and Cheryl Buckley, University of Brighton, UK
2. Tommy Roberts: Kleptomania to Two Columbia Road, Paul Gorman, Visual Culture Writer, UK
3. John Fowler, Nancy Lancaster and the English Country House, Martin Wood, Designer and Writer, UK
4. At Home with Modern Design, 1958-1965: A Case Study, Christine Lalumia, Design Historian, UK
5. Conservative Flagship. Interior design for RMS Windsor Castle, 1960, Harriet McKay, Royal College of Art and Suffolk New College, UK
6. Bernat Klein: Colouring the Interior, Fiona Anderson, National Museums Scotland, UK
7. Ancient Spaces in Modern Dress: Basil Spence at the University of Sussex, Maurice Howard, University of Sussex, UK
8. Architects Co-partnership: Private Practice for Public Service, Alan Powers, Writer and Curator, UK
9. Something Fierce: Brutalist Historicism in the University of Essex Library, Jules Lubbock, University of Essex, UK
10. Hidden Internationalisms: Tradition and Modernism in Post-war Primary School Design 1948-1972, Catherine Burke, University of Cambridge, UK
11. Clean Living Under Difficult Circumstances. Modernist Pop and Modernist Architecture: A Short History of a Misunderstanding, Owen Hatherley, Jourbanalist, UK
Edinburgh on the Couch,
Richard J. Williams, University of Edinburgh, UK
13. Heatherwick Studio: A New Bus for London, Abraham Thomas, Sir John Soane's Museum, UK

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