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Design History, Design Futures, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Dr Christine Atha
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DESN1847 Reading List

Adamson, Glenn, (2009) The craft reader, London, Berg

Adamson, Glen and Pavitt, Jane Eds. (2011) Postmodernism : style and subversion, 1970-90, V&A Publishing

Addison, Paul, (1975) The Road to 1945: British Politics and the Second World War, London, Cape

Adorno, T W. (1991), The Culture Industry: Selected Essays on Mass Culture. Edited by J.M.Bernstein. London, Routledge

Ahmed, Sara, (2004) The cultural politics of emotion, Edinburgh University Press

Antonelli, Paola Ed (2008) Design and the elastic mind, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Appardurai, Arjun Ed., (1988) The Social life of things : commodities in cultural perspective, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press

Armstrong, Helen, (2009) Graphic design theory : readings from the field, Princeton Architectural Press

Attfield, J Ed. (1999) Utility reassessed : the role of ethics in the practice of design Manchester University Press Chapter 4 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Attfield, J Ed. (2000) Wild things : the material culture of everyday life, London, Berg

Auge, Marc (2009) Non-places : introduction to an anthropology of supermodernity, London, Verso

Bachelard, Gaston, (1969) The poetics of space / Boston, Beacon Press

Baker, Nicholson, (1998) The Mezzanine, London, Granta Books

Banham, Reyner (1960) Theory and design in the first machine age, London, Architectural Press Chapter 20 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Banham, Reyner. (1974) The Aspen papers : twenty years of design theory from the International Design Conference in Aspen, London, Pall Mall

Barnard, Malcolm (2007) Fashion Theory: A Reader, London, Routledge

Baudrillard, Jean, (1990) Revenge of the crystal: selected writings on the modern object and its destiny. London, Pluto

Benedikt, M. (ed), (1991) Cyberspace : first steps, Cambridge, MA, MIT Press

Bennett, Jane (2010) Vibrant matter : a political ecology of things, Duke University Press

Bennett, Tony, (1994) "The Exhibitionary Complex." in Culture/power/history : a reader in contemporary social theory, Princeton, NJ: Princeton university Press Chapter 3  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Bloomsbury Design Library:

Bourdieu, Pierre, (1993) The field of cultural production : essays on art and literature, Cambridge, Polity Press,

Bourdieu, Pierre, (1992) Distinction : a social critique of the judgement of taste, London, Routledge

Bourdieu, Pierre, (1999) The weight of the world: social suffering in contemporary society, Cambridge, Polity Press

Boussahba-Bravard, Myriam, editor.; Rogers, Rebecca, editor, (2018) Women in international and universal exhibitions, 1876-1937, New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge

Breward, Christopher, (1995) The culture of fashion : a new history of fashionable dress, Manchester University Press

Breward, Christopher and Evans, Caroline Eds. (2005) Fashion and modernity Oxford: Berg

Briganti, Chiara and Mezei, Kathy Eds. (2012) The domestic space reader, University of Toronto Press

Busch, Akiko, (2005) The uncommon life of common objects : essays on design and the everyday, Metropolis Books,

Calvino, Italo, (1996) Six Memos for the Next Millennium, London, Vintage

Campbell, Colin, (1987) The romantic ethic and the spirit of modern consumerism, Oxford, Blackwell

Candlin, Fiona and Guins, Raiford, (2008) The object reader, London, Routledge

Chapman, Jonathan (2005) Emotionally durable design : objects, experiences and empathy, London, Sterling, VA , Earthscan

Chapman, Jonathan (2007) Designers, visionaries and other stories : a collection of essays on sustainable design, London, Earthscan

Clark, Hazel (2009) Design studies : a reader, London, Berg

Classen, Constance, (2013) Ways of sensing : understanding the senses in society, London, Routledge

Cogdell, Christina (2004) Eugenic Design: Streamlining America in the 1930s. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, Chapter 3 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

Cohen, Deborah, (2006) Household gods : the British and their possessions, New Haven; London, Yale University Press

Collings, Matthew, (2001) Art crazy nation : the post blimey art world, London, 21 Publishing

Connor, Steven, (2011) Paraphernalia : the curious lives of magical things, London, Profile Books

Crowley, David and Pavitt, Jane (2008) Cold War modern : design 1945-1970, V&A Publishing

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly (1981) The meaning of things : domestic symbols and the self, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press Chapter 3 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Darling, Elizabeth, (2007) Re-forming Britain : narratives of modernity before reconstruction, London, Routledge

De Certeau, Michel (1984) The Practice of Everyday Life, Berkeley, University of California Press

DeLillo, Don, (1985) White Noise, New York, Viking Press

De Vries, Jan, (2008) The industrious revolution : consumer behavior and the household economy, 1650 to the present, New York, Cambridge University Press

Dichter, Ernest, (1960) The Strategy of Desire, London: Boardman. Introduction Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Douglas, Mary (1996) The world of goods : towards an anthropology of consumption : with a new introduction, Rev. ed, London, Routledge

Droste, Magdalena, (1998) Bauhaus/Bauhaus Archiv, London, Taschen

Dudley, Sarah, Ed. (2009) Museum materialities : objects, engagements, interpretations, London, Routledge

Dunne, Anthony, (2006) Hertzian tales : electronic products, aesthetic experience, and critical design, Cambridge, MA, MIT Press

Dunne, Anthony and Raby, Fiona, (2001) Design noir : the secret life of electronic objects, London, Birkhauser

Eastlake, Charles, (1878) Hints on household taste in furniture, upholstery and other details, London, Longmans

Eco, Umberto, (1995) Faith in fakes : travels in hyperreality, Minerva, London

Edwards, Clive, (2005) Turning houses into homes : a history of the retailing and consumption of domestic furnishings, Aldershot, Ashgate

Forty, Adrian (2000) Objects of desire : design and society since 1750, London, Thames & Hudson

Florida, Richard (2008) Who's your city? : how the creative economy is making where to live the most important decision of your life, Basic books

Forlano, Laura, Ito, Joichi (2019) Bauhaus Futures, Cambridge, MA, MIT Press, Chapter 6  

Flusser, Vilem, (1999) The shape of things : a philosophy of design, London, Reaktion Books

Frayling, Christopher, (2011) On crafts Manship : towards a new Bauhaus, London, Oberon Books

Fry, Tony (2008), Design futuring : sustainability, ethics and new practice, London Berg Chapter 1 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Fry, Tony (2010), Design as politics , London, Berg

Fry, Tony (2012) Becoming human by design, London, Berg

Geczy, Adam, Karaminas, Vicki (2017) Critical Fashion Practice: From Westwood to Van Beirendonck, London, Bloomsbury

Gibson, William, (2004) Pattern recognition, London, Penguin

Ginsberg, Alexandra Daisy, (2014) Synthetic aesthetics : investigating synthetic biology's designs on nature, Cambridge, MA, MIT Press

Greenberg, Reesa, and Bruce W. Ferguson, eds., (1996) Thinking about exhibitions, London, Routledge

Greenfield, Adam, (2006) Everyware : the dawning age of ubiquitous computing, Berkeley, CA, Peachpit Press

Greenhalgh, Paul ed, (1990) Modernism in design, London, Reaktion Books, Chapter 1

Greenhalgh, Paul, (1990) Ephemeral vistas : the expositions universelles, great exhibitions and world's fairs, 1851-1939: Manchester University Press

Greenhalgh, Paul, (2011) Fair world : a history of World's Fairs and Expositions, from London to Shanghai, 1851-2010: Papadakis  

Gregg, Melissa and Seigworth, Gregory J., Eds, (2010) The affect theory reader, Duke University Press

Harrison, Charles and Wood, Paul (2002) Art in theory, 1900-2000 : an anthology of changing ideas, Oxford, Blackwell

Harvey, David (2011) The enigma of capital : and the crises of capitalism, London, Profile Books

Hatherley, Owen, (2011) Guide to the new ruins of Great Britain, London, Verso

Hatherley, Owen, (2009) Militant modernism, London, Zero Books

Hebdige, Dick (2012) Hiding in the light : on images and things, London, Routledge

Hennessy, Peter, (2007) Having it so good : Britain in the fifties, London, Penguin

Hennessy, Peter, (1993) Never again : Britain 1945-51, London, Vintage

Hier, Sean P. & Greenberg, Josh (2007) The surveillance studies reader, Maidenhead, OU Press

Highmore, Ben, (2001) The everyday life reader, London, Routledge

Highmore, Ben, (2010) ‘Bitter After Taste: Affect, Food and Social Aesthetics’ in The affect theory reader, eds. Melissa Gregg and Gregory J. Seigworth, Duke University Press

Highmore, Ben (2010) Ordinary lives : studies in the everyday, London, Routledge

Highmore, Ben (2014) Cultural Feelings : Mood, Mediation and Cultural Politics, Routledge

Hobsbawm, E.J. Industry and Empire: from 1750 to the present day, Harmondsworth, Penguin

Hornsey, Richard, (2010) The spiv and the architect : unruly life in postwar London, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press

Howard, Vicki (2015) From Main Street to Mall: The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Press

Hubble, Nick, (2006) Mass-Observation and everyday life : culture, history, theory, London, Palgrave Macmillan

Hunt, Tristram, (2005) Building Jerusalem : the rise and fall of the Victorian city, London, Macmillan

Ivan illich (2001), Tools for conviviality, Marion Boyars

Jacobs, Jane (1961) The Death and Life of Great American Cities, New York, Random House

Jardine, Lisa (1996) Worldly goods, London: Macmillan Chapter 1 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Jeremiah, David, (2000) Architecture and design for the family in Britain, 1900-70, Manchester: Manchester University Press

Kuspit, Donald, 1993, Signs of psyche in modern and postmodern art. – Cambridge, Cambridge University Press

Latour, Bruno (2007) Reassembling the social : an introduction to actor-network-theory, OUP Oxford

Lees-Maffei, Grace, (2009) The design history reader, London, Berg

Lees-Maffei, Grace and Fallan, Kjetil Eds. (2013) Made in Italy: Rethinking a Century of Italian Design, London, Bloomsbury, Chapter 2. Ettore Sottsass and Critical Design in Italy, 1965-1985, Penny Sparke   

Leinberger, Christopher B. (2008) The option of urbanism : investing in a new American dream, Washington, Island Press

Legates, Richard T., Stout, Frederic, Ed (2003) The City Reader, London, Routledge, Editions 1-4

Lillethun, Abby and Welters, Linda (eds.), (2007),The fashion reader, Oxford

Lupton, Ellen (1999) Design Writing Research: Writing on Graphic Design, London, Phaidon

Lupton, Ellen (2007) Skin : surface, substance + design, Princeton Architectural Press

Lin, Jan (2012) The urban sociology reader, London, Routledge

Lubbock, Jules, (1995) The tyranny of taste : the politics of architecture and design in Britain 1550-1960, New Haven, CT, Yale University Press

McClellan, Andrew, (2003) Art and its publics : museum studies at the millennium Oxford: Blackwell

McClintock, Anne, (1995) Imperial Leather: Race, gender and sexuality in the colonial contest, London: Routledge

Margolin, Victor (1989) Design discourse : history, theory, criticism, Chicago, University of Chicago Press

Margolin, Victor, (2010) The designed world : images, objects, environments, London, Berg

Margolin, Victor, (2017) World History of Design Volume 1, London, Bloomsbury, Chapter 16 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (chg 24/07/2020)   

Margolin, Victor, (2017) World History of Design Volume 2, London, Bloomsbury, Chapter 33 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (chg 24/07/2020)   

Margolin, Victor, (2017) World History of Design Volume 3: Europe and North America 1945–2000, London, Bloomsbury  

Mazlish, B. (1993) The fourth discontinuity : the co-evolution of humans and machines, New Haven, Yale University Press.

Mazlish, B. (2007) The uncertain sciences, New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction Publishers

Miller, Daniel, (1987) Material culture and mass consumption, Oxford, Basil Blackwell Chapter 8 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Miller, Daniel (1998) A Theory of Shopping, London, Polity Press

Miller, Daniel, (2000) The Internet : an ethnographic approach, Oxford, Berg

Miller, Daniel, (2001) Home possessions : material culture behind closed doors / edited by Daniel Miller, Oxford, Berg

Miller, Daniel, (2009) Stuff, London, Polity Press

Miller, Daniel (2012) Consumption and its consequences, London, Polity Press

Mumford, Lewis (1961) The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects, San Diego : Harcourt, Brace & Co

Negroponte, N. (1995) Being Digital, London, Hodder & Stoughton

Oldenziel, Ruth and Zachmann, Karin, Eds. (2009) Cold War kitchen : Americanization, technology, and European users, Cambridge, Mass.: London: MIT Press

O'Malley, Michelle and Welch, Evelyn, Eds. (2007) The material Renaissance, Manchester: Manchester University Press

Packard, Vance (1957) The Hidden Persuaders, London, Penguin

Pallasmaa, Juhani, (2012) The eyes of the skin : architecture and the senses, London, John Wiley & Sons

Papanek, Victor (1985) Design for the real world : human ecology and social change. - 2nd ed., London, Thames and Hudson

Papanek, Victor (1995) The green imperative : ecology and ethics in design and architecture, London, Thames and Hudson. Chapter 12 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Crowley, David, Pavitt, Jane (2008) Cold War Modern: Design 1945-1970, V&A Publishing, Chapter 5 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Pavitt, Jane, (2011) Postmodernism : style and subversion, London : V&A pp.12-97.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Perec, Georges, (1999) Species of spaces and other pieces : Georges Perec : edited and translated by John Sturrock, London : Penguin,

Perec, Georges, (1999) Things : a story of the sixties ; with, A man asleep / Tr. Andrew Leak / Tr. David Bellos Harvill

Putnam, James, (2009) Art and artifact : the museum as medium, London, Thames and Hudson

Putnam, Robert D. (2000) Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community, New York, Simon and Schuster

Raizman, David, editor.; Robey, Ethan, editor. (2018) Expanding nationalisms at world's fairs : identity, diversity, and exchange, 1851-1915, Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Introduction

Rancière, Jacques, (2006) The Politics of Aesthetics, London, Continuum

Rheingold, H. (1994) The Virtual Community, London: Secker & Warburg

Riello G, McNeil P, (2010) The fashion history reader : global perspectives. London: Routledge;

Rowlands, Michael, (2013) Handbook of material culture, London, SAGE Publications

Schon, Donald. A. (1984) The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action, New York, Basic Books

Schuldenfrei, Robin, Ed. (2009) Atomic dwelling : anxiety, domesticity, and postwar architecture, London, Routledge

Sennett, Richard, (1996) The uses of disorder : personal identity and city life, London, Faber

Sennett, Richard, (2009) The Craftsman, London, Penguin

Smith, Rachel Charlotte  (2016) Design Anthropological Futures, London, Routledge, Chapter 5   

Stallabrass, Julian. 1999, High art lite : British art in the 1990s. London, Verso,

Sparke, Penny (2013) An introduction to design and culture in the twentieth century, Edition 3, London, Allen & Unwin

Sparke, Penny (1995) As long as it's pink : the sexual politics of taste, London, HarperCollins

Sparke, Penny, Massey, Anne, Keeble, Trevor, and Martin, Brenda, Eds. (2009) Designing the modern interior : from the Victorians to today, London, Berg

Sterling, Bruce (2005) Shaping things Cambridge, MA, MIT Press

Stewart, Susan, (1993) On longing : narratives of the miniature, the gigantic, the souvenir, the collection, the Collection, Duke University Press

Thackara, John (ed.) (1988) Design after modernism : beyond the object, London, Thames & Hudson

Thackara, John (2005) In the bubble : designing in a complex world, London, Cambridge, Mass, MIT Press

Toffler, Alvin, (1970, 1973) Future Shock, London, Bodley Head

Toffler, Alvin. (1981) The Third Wave, London : Pan in association with Collins

Trentmann, Frank, (2017) Empire of things: how we became a world of consumers, from the fifteenth century to the twenty-first, London: Penguin Books

Triggs, Teal, Atzmon, Leslie Eds. , (2019) The Graphic Design Reader , Bloomsbury, London  

Turkle, Sherry (1997) Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet, London, Phoenix

Turkle, Sherry, (2007) Evocative objects : things we think with, Cambridge, MA, MIT Press

Veblen, Thorstein (1970 [1899]) The Theory of the Leisure Class, London, Unwin

Vickery, Amanda (2010) Behind closed doors : at home in Georgian England, New Haven; London: Yale University Press

Welch, Evelyn, (2009) Shopping in the Renaissance : consumer cultures in Italy, 1400-1600, New Haven; London: Yale University Press

Welters, Linda and Lillethun, Abby (eds.), (2011) The fashion reader , Oxford, Berg

Wetherell, Margaret (2012) Affect and emotion : a new social science understanding, SAGE Publications Ltd

White, Nicola.; Griffiths, Ian.Eds. (2000) The fashion business : theory, practice, image , Oxford : Berg

Winnicott, D.W., (1974), Playing and Reality, London, Penguin

Woodham, Jonathan (1997) Twentieth century design, Oxford, Oxford University Press Chapter 2 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Wood, Paul; Wainwright, Leon; Harrison, Charles; Eds (2021) Art in Theory: The West in the World - An Anthology of Changing Ideas, Malden, MA : Blackwell

This list was last updated on 07/12/2021