British Design: Tradition and Modernity after 1948 by Fiona Fisher and Ghislaine Wood Christopher

By Fiona Fisher and Ghislaine Wood Christopher Breward,Christopher Breward,Fiona Fisher,Ghislaine Wood

British Design brings jointly top overseas students, designers and newshounds to supply new views on British layout within the final sixty years, and the way it right now appeared again to the previous with the continuation of traditions that spoke to Britain's layout historical past, and regarded forwards with the embody of modernist and postmodernist sort. The booklet responds to and develops new methods of figuring out the new heritage of layout in Britain, with case reports on designed areas and items, together with family interiors, retail areas, faculties and collage structures and shipping.

The individuals deal with major moments and phenomena within the old and social heritage of British layout, from the increase and fall of the English nation residence type and the Brutalist architectural increase of the Sixties to the trendy purchasing house, and think about the paintings of key modern designers starting from Tommy Roberts to Thomas Heatherwick. British Design offers new feedback and research on how layout, from the quick post-war interval to the current day, has built and adjusted how we are living and the way we have interaction with the areas within which we live.

British Design is divided into thirteen chapters and is richly illustrated with sixty five photographs, sixteen of that are in complete colour.

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