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Orientalism and David Hockney’s Male-positive Imaginative Geographies

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Though it was probably never [Edward] Said’s intention, the unfortunate grammatical intersection of the discourse he called Orientalism with the genre of Orientalist painting, or those European paintings of foreign—especially now Middle...

Unlearning and learning

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remaking Cities : An Introduction to Urban Metrofitting

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The concern of this chapter is the making of the transition from a critical agenda to a process of change. It will do this by specifically examining the underpinning of existing practices of learning, the need for unlearning and an emergent...

The All-Consuming House: Food and Architecture in Molly Keane’s Time after Time

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...‘Big House’ literature The ‘Big House’ has long been a term used colloquially in Ireland to refer to the homes of the Anglo-Irish Ascendancy, who, being descended from an older Protestant ruling...

Sweetening Colonialism: A Mauritian Themed Resort

Tim Edensor

Tim Edensor is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of National Identity, Popular Culture and Everyday Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Uma Kothari

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...Introduction In this chapter, we explore the production of a themed resort in Mauritius, a tropical island located off the African coast east of Madagascar, in order to discuss critically the often dystopian view that themed space...

Promoting the Colonial Empire through French Interior Design

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Here is traditional art and modern art. Here is rustic oak, bourgeois walnut, plush palisander, formal mahogany. And here the same is satinwood, elm burl, thuya, amboina burr and bois des îles made fashionable and which cause one to dream...

Fundamentals (Lines and Stripes)

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 The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the nature of lines, considered conventionally as the shortest path connecting two points. Sometimes visible and sometimes imaginary, lines play a fundamental role...
...The Bloomsbury aesthetic of E. M. Forster that such critics as S. P. Rosenbaum and Ann Banfield identify in their analysis of the modernist movement of literary impressionism has long established the philosophical and aesthetic...