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Retro Style and the Cultural Politics of Everyday Life

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Two of the central questions asked in this book are whether domestic retro style represents an uncoupling of the relationship between class and taste, and whether the production and consumption of the style allow individuals to challenge...

Retailing Retro

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The importance of retail spaces and those involved in the service industries in creating, establishing and communicating the value of goods has long been recognized by businesses and academic studies. As suggested in the previous chapter...

The Definitions and Distinctions of Retro Style

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...I don’t understand what retro means. Is it stuff that is pretending to be old or something, you know like a ’60s lamp that was made in the year 2005, is that retro? Or is it old bits of crap, old bits of toot, what is it?… I don’t know what...

A History of the Retro Aesthetic

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...I got interested in art deco and kitsch in the early 1960s. It was always around, but lots of people were getting into kitsch at art school in the 1960s.When I was sixteen I got into the mod revival scene, the ’60s scene…even though...

Conclusion

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...I began this book by outlining the changes in value of one particular retro item: flying ducks. I used this example because the history of these ceramic wall plaques exemplifies the processes, problems and questions I wanted to explore...

Retro Femininities and Domestic Labor

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In the late 1980s Angela McRobbie suggested that the consumption of retro styles allowed women to play with “the norms, conventions and expectations of femininity” (1989, reprinted in 1994:148). She argued that pastiche was not necessarily...

Retro Interiors and Lifestyle Media

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...I began this book by referring to the recent proliferation of the term retro to describe particular objects and styles and used the Guardian Weekend magazine to illustrate this point. This example is just one of many representations...