An Introduction to Design and Culture

An Introduction to Design and Culture

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This third edition of An Introduction to Design and Culture has been revised and updated throughout to include issues of globalization, sustainability and digital/interactive design. New for this edition is a chapter which covers key changes in design culture. Design culture has changed dramatically in the 21st century, the designer-hero is now much less in evidence and design has become much more interdisciplinary. Drawing on a wealth of mass-produced artefacts, images and environments including sewing machines, cars, televisions, clothes, electronic and branded goods and exhibitions, author Penny Sparke shows how design has helped to shape and reflect our social and cultural development. This introduction to the development of modern (and postmodern) design is ideal for undergraduate students.In the late nineteenth century in the USA, packaging, branding and advertising transformed commodities into popular products. ... Specialist magazines, aimed at the store window artist, appeared at that time, magazines were launched and national associations formed. ... field.12 The first female interior decorators emerged at a moment when many nouveau-riche clients, who did not trust their own taste, anbsp;...

Title:An Introduction to Design and Culture
Author: Penny Sparke
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-02-11

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