Designing modern Britain [electronic resource] / Cheryl Buckley.
- London : Reaktion, 2007.
1 online resource (258 p.)
- Design -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- History.
- Electronic books.
- Employing numerous examples of classic British design, Designing Modern Britain delves into the history of British design culture, and thereby tracks the evolution of the British national identity.
- Designing Modern Britain Cover; Imprint Page; Contents; Introduction; 1 Modernity and Tradition: Late Victorian and Edwardian Design; 2 'Englishness' and Identity: Design in Early Twentieth-century Britain; 3 'Going Modern, but Staying British': Design and Modernisms, 1930 to 19501; 4 Designing the 'Detergent Age': Design in the 1950s and '60s; 5 The Ambiguities of Progress: Design from the Late 1960s to1980; 6 'I Shop Therefore I Am':Design since the '80s; References; Select Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Photo Acknowledgements; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-248) and index.
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