Sunday, 17 August 2014

(Possible) M.St Reading List

So this is the preliminary reading list - nose to be gently applied to grindstone

Red = Read :-)


Dictionaries of materials; techniques; terminology; makers; firms
  • Campbell, G, ed., Grove Dictionary of Decorative Arts
  • Conway, H, ed., Design History. A student’s handbook
  • Julier, G, Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Design and Designers since 1900
  • (London: Thames & Hudson, 2004) 
  • Trench, L, Materials and Techniques in the Decorative Arts. An illustrated 
  • dictionary, (London: John Murray, 2000) 
  • Woodham, J, A Dictionary of Modern Design (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 
  • 2006) available online through SOLO at: 
  • http://www.oxfordreference.com/views/BOOK_SEARCH.html?book=t160&auths
  • tatuscode=202 
  • ‘Oxford Companions’ see: http://www.oxfordreference.com 
  • Online glossary of terms: 
  • http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/index.html 

Primary Sources and Methodology Anthologies:

  • Adamson, G, ed., The Craft Reader
  • Bennett, T, L Grossberg and M Morris., New Keywords. A revised vocabulary of 
  • culture and society
  • Boradakar, P, Designing Things. A critical introduction to the culture of objects
  • Brody, D and H Clark, eds., Design Studies Reader
  • Doordan, D, ed., Design history: an anthology
  • Fallan, K, Design History: Understanding Theory and Method
  • Greenhalgh, P, Quotations and Sources on Design and the Decorative Arts 
  • (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1993) 
  • Lees-Maffei, G and R Houze, eds., The Design History Reader
  • Margolin, V, ed., Design Discourses
  • Walker, J, Design History and the History of Design

History of Modern Design 

  • Dormer, P, Design since 1945
  • Forty, A, Objects of Desire: Design and Society 1750-1980
  • Heskett, J, Industrial Design
  • Hiesinger, K and G Marcus, Landmarks of Twentieth Century Design: An 
  • Illustrated Handbook
  • Raizman, D, History of Modern Design
  • Sparke, P, An Introduction to Design and Culture in the Twentieth Century
  • Woodham, J, Twentieth Century Design

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