Design and the Modern Magazine
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Design and the Modern Magazine by Jeremy Aynsley
Book DescriptionDesign and the Modern Magazine provides a thematically arranged set of essays that examine the changing character of the magazine as an important aspect of cultural life from the late nineteenth century until today. In doing so it offers some of the first detailed case-studies of individual titles and analyses how design decisions are made alongside editorial, commercial and technical considerations. The book suggests ways to understand the magazine as a designed object. Among the more significant titles considered are Woman's Home Companion, Design, Woman and Vogue. While largely drawing from British and American sources, the book also covers the impact of modern design ideas from Europe on such publications. The essays present new and original scholarship on the subject and will be of use to students and teachers working on a wide range of art and design history, and literature studies courses.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780719075490
(208mm x 148mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Material Memories, Hardback (September 1999)» View all books by Jeremy Aynsley
In order to take the concept of material culture seriously, its capacity to carry the past - which defines its status as culture - must be examined. Focusing on the relationship of objects with memory, this text is an attempt to understand the intersection of memory and material culture.
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Author Biography - Jeremy Aynsley
Jeremy Aynsley is Professor of History of Design at the Royal College of Art, London. Kate Forde is a Visual Arts Officer at the Arts Council England, London
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