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Modern History and Interior Design

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...From the Victorian era on, the modern dominates the history of interior design. The modern began as a dismissive label for contemporary interiors, then became the style of mainstream interior design, which in turn came under critical...

Bedrooms: Corporeality and Subjectivity

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The bedroom, do not forget, is above all the asylum of mysterious actions, of large and small secrets, and the refuge of memories. In the home, it is a veritable sanctuary, the fateful place where powerful and humble alike find themselves...

Stage

Richard Martin

Richard Martin writes about film, art and architecture. He lives in London, and currently teaches at King's College London and Tate Modern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of David Lynch

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar (London: Faber and Faber, 2005), p. 12. I liked looking on at other people in crucial situations. The Enclosures of Modernity The twentieth century can be mapped out in stages...

Architecture and experience

Experiencing Architecture in the Nineteenth Century : Buildings and Society in the Modern Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...When writing about architecture and experience we seem to be discussing two concepts, but in fact find ourselves engaging with at least three. In the first place we have architecture, ostensibly solid and substantial, yet also protean...

Material, movement and memory

Experiencing Architecture in the Nineteenth Century : Buildings and Society in the Modern Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...I should like to draw all St Mark’s, and all this Verona stone by stone, to eat it all up into my mind, touch by touch.This quote can be found in the ‘Minor Ruskiniana’ section to the 1904 edition of The Stones of Venice, and comes from...

Introduction

H. Horatio Joyce

H. Horatio Joyce is a doctoral student in history at the University of Oxford, and a PhD Scholar of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Edward Gillin

Edward Gillin is an Associate Research Fellow at the History Faculty, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Experiencing Architecture in the Nineteenth Century : Buildings and Society in the Modern Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In the nineteenth century, more than ever before, architecture was built to be experienced. This is the chief claim of this book. Throughout the following twelve chapters we argue that how individuals experienced the buildings around them...

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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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... V Victorian 254 The grand entrance hall of the Natural History Museum in London is a testament to both Victorian engineering and the eclectic use of different styles of architecture. The era in British history around the time of the reign...

‘The fullest fountain of advancing civilization’

Edward Gillin

Edward Gillin is an Associate Research Fellow at the History Faculty, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Experiencing Architecture in the Nineteenth Century : Buildings and Society in the Modern Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The country is governed from between the walls of that House. … From thence flow the waters of the world’s progress, – the fullest fountain of advancing civilization.Anthony Trollope, Can You Forgive Her?, 1864–5, ed. Stephen Wall, (London:...

A Growing Divide: Landscape and Infrastructure in Victorian Britain

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...John Ruskin, the prolific art critic and author, is often credited with securing Turner’s place as Britain’s most eminent landscape artist. In his multivolume Modern Painters, Ruskin argues in support of Turner, praising both his...