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Designing Liners

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 224 Nombre de pages
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Presents the history of the interior design of ocean liners. This book surveys the transient history of interior design in relatio... Lire la suite
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Description

Presents the history of the interior design of ocean liners. This book surveys the transient history of interior design in relation to the development of passenger shipping, from commissioning by the line owners, and the methods and sources for the original creation of designs through to its construction, use and influence.

Auteur

Kingston University, UK

Texte du rabat

This in-depth history of the interior design of ocean liners surveys the transient history of interior design in relation to the development of passenger shipping, from commissioning by the line owners, methods and sources for the original creation of designs through to its construction, use and influence. It is a short-lived branch of architecture and design, lasting an average of fifteen years. As the design and taste mirrors and reinforces cultural assumptions about national identity, gender, class and race, not only did the interiors of ocean going liners reflect the changing hierarchies of society and shifting patterns in globalization, but the glamour and styling of the liners were reflected back into the design of interiors on land. Combining design history, architecture history, material and visual cultures, Designing Liners is a richly multidisciplinary work for those studying or researching this application of interior design.



Contenu

Introduction 1. Decorating Modernity 2. Luxury Interiors and Arts and Crafts Architects 3. Beaux Arts Comfort on Board 4. Floating Art Deco Showcases 5. Modern Designer Liners 6. Transatlantic Modernism and the Interior Designer Appendix 1: Interior Designers and Their Ships Appendix 2: Designing Liners: Notable Ship

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Designing Liners
Sous-titre: A History of Interior Design Afloat New Edition
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780415374682
ISBN: 0415374685
Format: Couverture cartonnée
nombre de pages: 224
Poids: 463g
Taille: H246mm x B174mm x T14mm
Année: 2006