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Municipal Vandalism: Tyranny, Confrontation and Resistance

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...While many of the decisions that shaped post-war street furniture were made away from the public gaze in private local government committee meetings – at which few of those attending were trained in matters of design – central government...

Beyond Good Design: A Period of Transformation, 1960–1974

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In a confidential letter to Lord Snowdon in 1962, Paul Reilly advised him on his new appointment as member of the Council of Industrial Design. Since part of the job involved engaging with street furniture, Reilly considered it wise to warn...

The Council of Industrial Design: Official Articulations of Street Furniture Design

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...By the early 1940s, the view that an official machine was necessary to ensure better standards in design was shared by many parties, both in and outside of government. Neither the Design and Industries Association nor the Council for Art...

The Great and The Good: Power and Influence

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Alongside the Council of Industrial Design (CoID), several other professional organizations and individuals wielded considerable power and influence within the post-war street furniture debate, some even on an official and semi-official...

Epilogue

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...More than half a century later, we’ve come a long way from discussing the design of lamp posts, but are we any wiser about how the street is put together? Just as in Britain after the Second World War, ideas about ‘good’ design continue...

Introduction

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Real power, especially in design terms, is often invisible. Though particular designers are sometimes celebrated for their work, many of the decisions that shape the designed environment are, if not deliberately concealed, then not entirely...

Precedents and Beginnings: 1841–1944

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The anxiety people expressed about street furniture design in Britain after the Second World War was not unusual; indeed it had considerable precedent. Arguments about design in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries reflected...