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Street Furniture Design

Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Street Furniture Design( )
Author: Herring, Eleanor
ISBN:978-1-350-04481-4
Publication Date:Mar 2018
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Bloomsbury Academic
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $53.99
Book Description:

Eleanor Herring's unique study of street furniture in post-war Britain considers how objects which are now familiar parts of our urban environment were designed to populate public spaces. Herring explores the design of lampposts, post boxes, parking meters, and signage in the context of a government backed by various bodies keen to propagate 'good' modern design, in a Britain whose towns and cities had been laid waste by bombing and the privations of war. She also considers the innate...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Aesthetics
Design / Furniture
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.078 x 23.241 x 1.092 cm
Book Weight:0.382 Kilograms



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