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Design

Arnold J. Wilkins

in Visual Stress

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521747
eISBN:
9780191706691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521747.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Our visual environment is full of stripes (e.g., in wallpaper, ventilators), and they can have annoying, even harmful effects. Sometimes the stripes are a deliberate feature of design because they ... More


Lighting

Barbara Erwine

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the breadth of the impact that lighting has on the health, well-being, and performance of schoolchildren and staff. Good lighting design can improve health and learning as well ... More


Vision and Light in Architectural Settings

John Paul Eberhard

in Brain Landscape: The Coexistence of Neuroscience and Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195331721
eISBN:
9780199864058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331721.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

Vision is the neuronal system that dominates the brain. This chapter focuses on vision as the sensory system most important to experiencing architecture, including a discussion of how the visual ... More


Curtain of Light, Tilted Mirror

Keith Garebian

in The Making of Cabaret

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732494
eISBN:
9780199894482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732494.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

Because of an epiphany he experienced in Moscow's Taganka Theater, Harold Prince was able to find his central metaphor that was appropriate not only to German society in the Third Reich but to ... More


Visual Communication through Design

Xing Fan

in Staging Revolution: Artistry and Aesthetics in Model Beijing Opera during the Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455812
eISBN:
9789888455164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455812.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 8 examines the design of model jingju. The author focuses on three areas: scenic design, lighting design, and costume and makeup design. Each area is contextualized by its departure from that ... More


The Making of Cabaret

Keith Garebian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732494
eISBN:
9780199894482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732494.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book is the most detailed production history to date of the original Broadway version of Cabaret, showing primarily how the show evolved from Christopher Isherwood's Berlin stories (especially ... More


Dark houses: cinemagoing in the early months of the war

Richard Farmer

in "Cinemas and cinemagoing in wartime Britain, 1939-45": The utility dream palace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091889
eISBN:
9781526109644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091889.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

At the start of the war, all British cinemas were subject to enforced closure, a decision that George Bernard Shaw described as ‘an act of unimaginable stupidity’. When the anticipated German air ... More


“Fairy of Light”: Performative Ghosting and the Queer Uncanny

Penny Farfan

in Performing Queer Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on Loie Fuller’s Fire Dance to exemplify the interplay between performer and character as a central aspect of queer modernist performance that was foregrounded through the ... More


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