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The Modern Interior

Author: Penny Sparke
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Design historian and critic Penny Sparke provides a persuasive account of the forces, conflicts and debates that have underpinned the emergence of 'the modern interior'. She unravels the shift from Victorian to modern style, and demonstrates that the easy transition so frequently portrayed is little more than a mythology.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Sparke
ISBN: 9781861893727 1861893728
OCLC Number: 994066763
Notes: Comprend un index.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part 1. Inside out : The private interior --
The new interior --
The mass-consumed interior --
The fashionable interior --
The decorative interior --
Part 2. Outside in : The public interior --
The rational interior --
The mass-produced interior --
The abstract interior --
The designed interior --
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Responsibility: Penny Sparke.

Abstract:

Design historian and critic Penny Sparke provides a persuasive account of the forces, conflicts and debates that have underpinned the emergence of 'the modern interior'. She unravels the shift from Victorian to modern style, and demonstrates that the easy transition so frequently portrayed is little more than a mythology.

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