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Graeme Brooker

Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...A movement in design, architecture and society that defined the modern world and flourished between 1890 and 1960. Modernism’s golden age was in the inter-war period in Europe (1920–1939), when it produced some of the greatest architects...

What you see is what you get: key elements of library architecture

Ken Worpole

Ken Worpole is Emeritus Professor at the Cities Institute, London Metropolitan University, and adviser on public policy to the UK government, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment, and the Heritage Lottery Fund. He is also the author of many books and studies on architecture, landscape and urban design. The Independent newspaper wrote that ‘for many years Ken Worpole has been one of the shrewdest and sharpest observers of the English social landscape.' Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contemporary Library Architecture : A Planning and Design Guide

Routledge, 2013

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The Fin-De-siècle Poster: A Healthy Modern Stimulus in the French Interior

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Initiated by the success of designs by Jules Chéret, the fin-de-siècle proliferation of commercial color posters in French (above all, Parisian) streets had, by the 1890s, provoked affichomanie (poster mania...

Hunter-Gatherer Architecture: The Australian Aboriginal People

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...As an example of the practical and spiritual life of the hunter-gatherer, the rich anthropological literature on the Australian Aboriginal People provides a suitable case to engage the question of whether and in what sense...

Mode of a Modern Muse: Fashion and Interior in Édouard Vuillard’s Paintings of Misia Natanson

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In late nineteenth-century France, the Nabis painters and Art Nouveau designers were united in their efforts to redefine the decorative interior through unifying motif and form. The collaboration of Paul Ranson, Édouard Vuillard, and Henry...

The Decadent Interior as Modern Lesbian Aesthetic

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...When Winnaretta Singer (1865–1943), the American heiress to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune, wished to secure a place for herself in Parisian high society in the late 1880s, she turned to Count Robert de Montesquiou for advice...

Halls and Corridors: Spaces Between and Beyond

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Halls and corridors are arguably some of the key spaces through which late Victorian models of domesticity gave way to early modernist revisions of domestic space, function and movement. This chapter considers the legacy of this Victorian...