An Introduction to Design and Culture in the Twentieth Century

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An
Introduction to
Design and Culture
in the
Twentieth Century

Penny Sparke

ICON EDITIONS

HARPER & ROW, PUBLISHERS, New York
Cambridge, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington
London, Mexico City, São Paulo, Singapore, Sydney

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Icon Editions *
  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • List of Illustrations xi
  • Preface xiii
  • Introduction - The Contexts of Modern Design xix
  • Part One - Proto-Design, 1900-1917 *
  • 1 - Mass Production and the Mass Market 3
  • 2 - New Products for New Life-Styles 19
  • 3 - The Ory and Design in the Twentieth Century 37
  • 4 - Promoting Design 56
  • Part Two - Modern Design, 1918-1945 *
  • 5 - Democracies and Dictatorships 79
  • 6 - The Industrial Designer 94
  • 7 - From Mass Taste to Mass Style 108
  • 8 - New Materials, New Forms 124
  • Part Three - Modern Design, from 1945 to the Present *
  • 9 - The Admass Society 143
  • 10 - Educating Designers 158
  • 11 - Design and the C Ompany 174
  • 12 - Anti-Design 191
  • Conclusion - Design and Culture in the Twentieth Century 205
  • Glossary of Proper Names 211
  • Introductory Bibliography 237
  • Index 256
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