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The Valley of Heart’s Delight

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Chapter One traces the Silicon Valley design community back to its origins in the 1950s, when a small number of technology companies first began to put “designers" on their staffs. Drawing upon ... More


Sea Change

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The 1979 Palo Alto telephone directory lists exactly 9 “design” firms-squeezed between “detective agencies” and “diaper services.” Today there are, arguably, more designers working in the San ... More


The Designed Object: Commercial Culture and the Global Market

Maiken Umbach

in German Cities and Bourgeois Modernism, 1890-1924

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557394
eISBN:
9780191721564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557394.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Chapter 5 analyses how modern mass‐produced objects, especially the products manufactured and promoted by the German Werkbund, incorporated notions of place, memory and nature. The first wave of ... More


Form Follows Function: Industrial Design and the Emergence of Postwar Economic Culture

Katrin Schreiter

in Designing One Nation: The Politics of Economic Culture and Trade in Divided Germany

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190877279
eISBN:
9780190877309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877279.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at immediate postwar economic culture in both East and West Germany. It starts by looking at German modoernism in the postwar period. Historical scholarship on German industrial ... More


Eliot Noyes, Paul Rand, and the Beginnings of the IBM Design Program

John Harwood

in The Interface: IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945-1976

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670390
eISBN:
9781452946825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670390.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses the beginning of Eliot Noyes’ association with IBM. It initially presents a background of Noyes’ architectural work, noting his compound methods to design—a combination of ... More


The Designer as Marketing Expert: European Immigrants and the Professionalization of Industrial and Graphic Design in the United States

Jan L. Logemann

in Engineered to Sell: European Émigrés and the Making of Consumer Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226660011
eISBN:
9780226660295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660295.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While the rise of “styling,” “streamlining,” and specialized industrial design offices has been typically described as a specifically American response to the expansion of consumer markets and the ... More


Intellectual Property Law

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the rights and obligations of the creators of artistic, literary, scientific, industrial, and commercial works. It focuses on patents and copyrights, and touches on other forms ... More


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Graeme Dinwoodie and William Cornish

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter begins with a general discussion of intellectual property, covering the range of the subject, intellectual property and monopoly, legal sources, European Union policies, international ... More


John Vassos in Postwar America

Danielle Shapiro

in John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816693405
eISBN:
9781452954318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693405.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter brings together all the elements of his career in the postwar era as he and the industrial design field matured. It concludes with an analysis of Vassos’s contribution and avenues for ... More


Of Spoons and Other Political Things: The Design of Socialist Citizenship

Camilo D. Trumper

in Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 1 examines the connections between urban planning and political theory, with particular attention to how the state’s urbanization and industrial design programs of the 1960s and 1970s shed ... More


Styling for the Modern Age

Christopher Innes

in Designing Modern America: Broadway to Main Street

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108040
eISBN:
9780300129557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108040.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the “style” of twentieth-century America, which was deliberately designed and created by specific individuals. The particular cultural shift followed by this style, copied ... More


Life in the Cybernetic Bedsit: Interior Design and the Homosexual Self

Richard Hornsey

in The Spiv and the Architect: Unruly Life in Postwar London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653140
eISBN:
9781452946139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653140.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the postwar importance of the home and widespread deployment of “contemporary” interior design as an indirect method of domestic social management. It compares the public design ... More


German Cities and Bourgeois Modernism, 1890-1924

Maiken Umbach

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557394
eISBN:
9780191721564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557394.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This is a study of a distinctive brand of modernism, which first emerged in late 19th‐century Germany, and remained influential throughout the inter‐war years and beyond. Its supporters saw ... More


Designs

Eran Liss and Dan Adin

in Intellectual Property Law and Practice in Israel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199917419
eISBN:
9780190260149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199917419.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on the role of industrial design within the entire spectrum of intellectual property laws in Israel. It first considers the main prerequisites that require analysis of industrial ... More


Collecting for Art as Experience, or Why Millais Trumps Rembrandt

in Transformative Beauty: Art Museums in Industrial Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778046
eISBN:
9780804780537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778046.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the contested development of the museums' art collections, showing that the museums of Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester collected art with the understanding that they were ... More


Modernism on Main Street

in Modernizing Main Street: Architecture and Consumer Culture in the New Deal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226218007
eISBN:
9780226218021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226218021.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In a 1937 Sky Line column, critic Lewis Mumford described the modernized storefronts and refurbished commercial exteriors that were appearing regularly on the streets of New York City for nearly a ... More


Innovation Policy Failures in the Manufacturing of Drugs

W. Nicholson Price

in FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171182
eISBN:
9780231540070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171182.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Drug manufacturing today is both high cost and poor quality, due largely to stagnant technological development. Improving innovation incentives and decreasing regulatory hurdles could lead to ... More


Designing Modern America: Broadway to Main Street

Christopher Innes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108040
eISBN:
9780300129557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

From the 1920s through the 1950s, two individuals, Joseph Urban and Norman Bel Geddes, did more, by far, to create the image of “America” and make it synonymous with modernity than any of their ... More


The Open BoxAchille Castiglioni and the Architecture of Television

Sylvia Lavin

in The Moving Eye: Film, Television, Architecture, Visual Art and the Modern

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190218430
eISBN:
9780190218461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190218430.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the exhibition design and architecture that Achille Castiglioni completed in the 1950s and 1960s for the Italian television network RAI. The author demonstrates how these ... More


Constructing Green: Challenging Conventional Building Practices

Monica Ponce de Leon

in Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

From the onset of industrialization, material production in the various design fields—from industrial design to the design of environments and buildings—has had and continues to have a devastating ... More


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