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Spotlight on: The Bauhaus (1919 – 1933)

Spotlight on: The Bauhaus (1919 – 1933) | design history | Scoop.it
The Bauhaus school was founded in 1919 in the city of Weimar by the German architect Walter Gropius. It is one of the most famous design schools in history and remains hugely influential.  At its h...
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Saarinen Womb Chair - Page 2 - The Magazine Antiques

Saarinen Womb Chair - Page 2 - The Magazine Antiques | design history | Scoop.it
Saarinen’s Womb chair and the mainstreaming of American modernism.
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‘Tradigital’ Chinese craft: Shandong Black Pottery | D*Hub

‘Tradigital’ Chinese craft: Shandong Black Pottery | D*Hub | design history | Scoop.it
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Iconic designers

Iconic designers | design history | Scoop.it
In today’s design world, a raft of celebrity designers are regularly feted at furniture fairs, in exhibitions and on the pages of magazines, but this has not always been the case. In the history of...
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Modernism & Australia: Documents on Art, Design and Architecture 1917-1967

Modernism & Australia: Documents on Art, Design and Architecture 1917-1967 | design history | Scoop.it
This first anthology of modernist art, design and architecture in Australia reveals the raw nerves that modernism exposed. Continue reading →
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interior design | ouno

interior design | ouno | design history | Scoop.it
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Symposium: Australian houses of the 1950s and 60s - Sydney Living Museums - Historic Houses Trust of NSW

Symposium: Australian houses of the 1950s and 60s - Sydney Living Museums - Historic Houses Trust of NSW | design history | Scoop.it
Sydney Living Museums, the public identity of the Historic Houses Trust of NSW, brings 12 major heritage sites alive through exhibitions, publications, events, and education.
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A Look at 1960′s Interior Design | Art Nectar

A Look at 1960′s Interior Design | Art Nectar | design history | Scoop.it
Shag carpet, check. Clear chairs, check. Bold, brash, and geometric in nature, 1960's interior design is anything but bland. Transport yourself back to a bygone era...
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Charles & Ray Eames need your help | UK design blog Atelier Tally

Charles & Ray Eames need your help | UK design blog Atelier Tally | design history | Scoop.it
The Eames House (also known as Case Study House No. 8) is a landmark of mid-20th century modern architecture in Los Angeles. It was designed and built in 1949 by the husband-and-wife team to serve as their home and ...
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Machines for Healing

Machines for Healing | design history | Scoop.it
Hospitals and modernity came together in compelling ways in 1930s Australia. Julie Willis looks at the work of Arthur Stephenson and the role that health buildings played in developing Modernist architectural strategies in this country.
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Biography - Sir Roy Burman Grounds - Australian Dictionary of Biography

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7 Australian Designers

7 Australian Designers | design history | Scoop.it
A display of modernist Australian furniture from the Powerhouse Museum collection complements the major touring exhibition George Nelson: architect, writer, designer, teacher. George Nelson (1908-1...
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Buckminster Fuller Birthday: Celebrate The Geodesic Hero With An Amazing ... - Huffington Post

Buckminster Fuller Birthday: Celebrate The Geodesic Hero With An Amazing ... - Huffington Post | design history | Scoop.it
Buckminster Fuller Birthday: Celebrate The Geodesic Hero With An Amazing ...
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Interior Design Timeline | Visual.ly

Interior Design Timeline | Visual.ly | design history | Scoop.it
A look at interior design through the ages, looks at thirty one design periods in western design.
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How murals by Le Corbusier have complicated the restoration of Eileen Gray's Modernist house, E.1027

How murals by Le Corbusier have complicated the restoration of Eileen Gray's Modernist house, E.1027 | design history | Scoop.it
How one of the 20th century's most important historic houses—designed by Eileen Gray, with murals by Le Corbusier—was nearly destroyed.
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Postmodernism: the movement we love to hate

Postmodernism: the movement we love to hate | design history | Scoop.it
Nostalgic, elegant, tacky, cheerful, tasteless, complex and superficial, it was everything and nothing. It was far more an attitude than an aesthetic searching to disrupt. Today postmodernism has b...
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Interior design | WANKEN - The Art & Design blog of Shelby White

Interior design | WANKEN - The Art & Design blog of Shelby White | design history | Scoop.it
The blog of visual designer and photographer Shelby White.
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November 2011 / Knibb Design Blog

November 2011 / Knibb Design Blog | design history | Scoop.it
We design outdoor and indoor spaces as well as furniture that fuses sustainability and style. Our showroom is located at 1522 Abbot Kinney,
Venice, CA 90291
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Learning from Denise Scott Brown

Learning from Denise Scott Brown | design history | Scoop.it
Have you been following the controversy about Denise Scott Brown and the Pritzker Prize? In 1991 Scott Brown’s husband and professional partner Robert Venturi was awarded the Pritzker Prize (often ...
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Australia

Australia | design history | Scoop.it
MELBOURNE - SYDNEY ________________________________________________________________________ MELBOURNE STANHILL Stanhill is apartment building with shops and offices on Queens Rd South Melbourne. Fr...
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Exhibition

Exhibition | design history | Scoop.it
Part of the enormous stephenson & turner archive is revealed in a recent exhibition at the state library of victoria. Hannah lewi considers the role of the exhibition and the archive.
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MiNDFOOD - Modernism touches down in Australia

MiNDFOOD - Modernism touches down in Australia | design history | Scoop.it
In the late 1930s a small group of Australian architects embraced the international trend for modern
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An armchair from the wilderness

An armchair from the wilderness | design history | Scoop.it
This armchair titled ‘Peninsula Tasmania’ was made by Gay Hawkes in Melbourne in 1985. It is made from shipwreck hardwood, collected at Forestier Peninsula in Tasmania and King William ...
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