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Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media

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Description for Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media Paperback. Editor(s): Lasc, Anca I.; Downey, Georgina; Taylor, Mark. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3J; AMR; AMX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 172 x 243 x 16. Weight in Grams: 494.
Designing the French Interior traces France's central role in the development in the modern domestic interior, from the pre-revolutionary period to the 1970s, and addresses the importance of various media, including drawings, prints, pattern books, illustrated magazines, department store catalogues, photographs, guidebooks and films, in representing and promoting French interior design to a wider audience. Contributors to this original volume identify and historicise the singularity of the modern French domestic interior as a generator of reproducible images, a site for display of both highly crafted and mass produced objects, and the direct result of widely-circulated imagery in its own right. ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
248
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781350013896
SKU
V9781350013896
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About
Anca I. Lasc is Assistant Professor of history and theory of design at Pratt Institute, New York City, USA. Georgina Downey is an independant scholar and Visiting Fellow in the graduate art history programme at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Mark Taylor is Professor of architecture at the University of Newcastle, Australia.

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Focusing on the French period from pre-revolutionary times through the late 20th century. 17 essays from 19 contributors are divided into three sections addressing the importance of various media and their shaping of residential interiors. It delves into the contributions of drawings, prints, pattern books, illustrated magazines, department catalogues, guidebooks and films in promoting French interior design to the rest ... Read more

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