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Designing modern America

the Regional Planning Association of America and its members

by Edward K. Spann

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Published by Ohio State University Press in Columbus .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Regional Planning Association of America -- History,
    • Regional planning -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-240) and index.

      StatementEdward K. Spann.
      SeriesUrban life and urban landscape series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT392 .S64 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 247 p. ;
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL972650M
      ISBN 100814207227
      LC Control Number96009514

        Book description: From consumer products to architecture to advertising to digital technology, design is an undeniably global phenomenon. Yet despite their professed transnational perspective, historical studies of design have all too often succumbed to a bias toward Western, industrialized nations. This diverse Pages: Designing Modern America: Broadway to Main Street by Innes, Christopher. Yale University Press. Hardcover. Has some light general reading/shelfwear - otherwise this is a clean, tight copy. Quick dispatch from the UK.. Very Good. 1st Edition.

      Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- I. The view from the Octagon: Charles Harris Whitaker. p.1 -- II. Idealism in peace and war: Frederick L. Ackerman and Robert D. Kohn. p -- III.   Exhibition. Oct 5, – 20th-century design was profoundly shaped and enhanced by the creativity of women—as muses of modernity and shapers of new ways of living, and as designers, patrons, performers, and educators. This installation, drawn entirely from MoMA’s collection, celebrates the diversity and vitality of individual artists’ approach to the modern world, from.

      Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism is the first exhibition to look at the contribution of Jewish designers, architects, patrons, and merchants in the creation of a distinctly modern American domestic story told in this exhibition gives remarkable insight into Jewish assimilation into American society. From the s through the s, two individuals, Joseph Urban and Norman Bel Geddes, did more, by far, to create the image of “America” and make it synonymous with modernity than any of their contemporaries. Urban and Bel Geddes were leading Broadway stage designers and directors who turned their prodigious talents to other projects, becoming mavericks first in industrial design and then Author: Christopher Innes.


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