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Place and Limit

The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Limit has many senses. In general, it seems to indicate the ‘line’ along which two domains touch each other: cum-finis. Translators’ note: Cacciari often uses Latin, Greek and German notions. These will, as in the original text...

Steps Towards Analysis

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stripes, Grids and Checks

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter draws on observations made in previous chapters, and presents a simple straightforward approach to symmetry analysis in the visual arts and design. A small selection of case-study material...

Grids – Guidelines, Frameworks and Measuring Devices

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stripes, Grids and Checks

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Introduction As noted previously in Chapter 1, lines may be assembled to create grids, considered often to be those two-dimensional structures which consist of two sets of parallel lines, one superimposed on the other...

Ritualization and the Ethos of Design

Harry Francis Mallgrave

Harry Francis Mallgrave is an architect, scholar and editor and distinguished Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, USA. He is the author of over 15 books, the recipient of the Alice Davis Hitchcock Award, and is an Honorable Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Object to Experience : The New Culture of Architectural Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Vesely, Architecture in the Age of Divided Representation, p. 373.Restoring the practical nature of situations as a primary vehicle of design enables us to move away from inconclusive play with abstract forms and functions.Several years...

Introduction

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Oriental interiors mark highly contested terrains and fraught spaces for the perceptions, conceptions and lived performances of gender and sexuality. The gendering of interior space in the East, differently though it is understood...

Paradise in the Parlor: Cozy Corners and Potted Palms in Western Interiors, 1880–1900

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...We may find ourselves surrounded with imagery of tropical luxuriance, while the forms and fragrance of real plants will complete the delusion.In the postcolonial early twenty-first century, much work still needs to be undertaken to fully...

Architecture and Archaeology

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...1 Anthropological archaeology has traditionally been the subfield of anthropology that has concerned itself most emphatically with the study of material culture, and architecture in particular. As Ross Samson puts it, archaeology...

The Excessive Trompe l’Oeil: The Saturated Interior in Tears of the Black Tiger

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is Professor of architecture at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael J. Ostwald

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Written and directed by Wisit Sasanatieng, the Thai film Tears of the Black Tiger/Fa Thalai Jone (Sasanatieng, dir., 2000) occupies a contested position in the history of the cinema. Critically acclaimed and awarded at both European...

Inside Orientalism: Hybrid Spaces, Imaginary Landscapes and Modern Interior Design

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...In his unsettling photographic series Breach from 2009, Irish-born photographer Richard Mosse set out to capture the effects of the US-led invasion of Iraq that began in 2003. At first glance, the direct frankness of Mosse’s photographs...

The politics of glass

Stephen Eskilson

Stephen Eskilson is Professor of Art History at Eastern Illinois University. He is coauthor of Frames of Reference: Art History and the World (2003) and author of Graphic Design a New History (2007 & 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Age of Glass : A Cultural History of Glass in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...As a major part of the modern built environment, glass has continually been inveigled one way or another in the realm of politics, broadly speaking. Since at least the Elizabethan era, glass has often quietly functioned as a marker...