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Design in Australia, 1880-1970 / Michael Bogle
Bib ID 1678368
Format BookBook
Author
Bogle, Michael
 
Description Sydney : Craftsman House : G+B Arts International, c1998 
156 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm. 
ISBN 9057034611
Summary

Design in Australia 1880-1970, an investigation of design issues spanning almost 100 years of Australian design history, explores a wide range of design experiences. Michael Bogle draws on poets, painters, educators, critics, museum curators, journalists, publishers, architects, industrialists and others to illustrate the vitality of the discipline. The book discusses such topics as Aboriginality and design, Australian design books and magazines, fabrics and interior furnishings, design retailing, motor cars, radios, agricultural implements, and many other examples of design and production.

Full contents
  • 'An Australian History of the Practical Man' / Les Murray
  • 1. Advance Australia: Producer and Consumer
  • 2. Models for the Mind: The Foundations of Design Education
  • 3. A National Spirit: Designing with Australian Flora and Fauna
  • 4. The Smart Set: Introducing the International Style
  • 5. Selling Modernity: Studios, Galleries and Department Stores
  • 6. Shared Culture: Aboriginal Art and the Search for an Indigenous Style
  • 7. Design Goes to War: Design and Designers in the Second World War
  • 8. Occupation: Designer: Design as a Profession
  • 9. Design and Industry: Designers and Postwar Manufacturing
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-151) and index.

Subjects Design -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.  |  Design -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.

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