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British design from 1948 : innovation in the modern age
[edited by] Christopher Breward & Ghislaine Wood.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks NK1443 .B75 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Titles
  • British design 1948-2012, innovation in the modern age.
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9781851776740 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1851776745
  • ISBN: 9781851776757
  • ISBN: 1851776753
  • OCLC Number: 754717427
  • Catalog of the exhibition "British design 1948-2012: Innovation in the Modern Age" at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Mar. 31-Aug. 12, 2012.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Tradition and modernity 1945-79: [introduction] / Christopher Breward and Ghislaine Wood -- In the service of the state: change and continuity in design / Christopher Breward & Ghislaine Wood ; Export textiles in West Africa / Nicola Stylianou -- Urban visions: designing for the welfare state / Jonathan Woodham ; Coventry Cathedral / Lily Crowther -- Nation, land and heritage / Maurice Howard ; Ecology and furniture design / John Makepeace -- At home with modernity: the new domestic scene / Penny Sparke ; The legacy of the Festival of Britain / Terence Conran -- Subversion 1955-97: [introduction] / Christopher Breward & Ghislaine Wood -- Pop goes the art school: design and education / Simon Martin ; Paolozzi and the Krazy Kat Arkive / Anne Massey ; The RCA / Zandra Rhodes -- Staging space: design for performance 1958-89 / Kate Dorney -- Boutiques and beyond: the rise of British fashion / Christopher Breward ; Biba / Barbara Hulanicki ; Out of Nottingham / Paul Smith -- "A danceable solution to teenage revolution": subcultural lifestyles, 1973-86 / Michael Bracewell ; The autonomous opportunity / Peter Saville ; Eighties, nineties, noughties / Tom Dixon -- Innovation and creativity 1963-2012: [introduction] / Christopher Breward and Ghislaine Wood -- Workshop of the world?: manufacturing the British product / Deborah Sugg Ryan ; Sixty years of design: reflections / Kenneth Grange -- The cult of the lab: a nation of inventors / Louise Shannon ; The old reliable: contemporary British design and the resources of craft / Glenn Adamson -- British design consultancy and the creative economy / Guy Julier ; A life in advertising / John Hegarty -- Postmodernism to ghost modernism: architectural revenants 1979-2012 / Jonathan Meades ; An architect in London / Zaha Hadid.