Archive for the ‘Design Movements’ Category

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Design Movements | Enrich with Kitsch

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The Oxford dictionary’s definition of Kitsch - “Art, objects, or design considered to be in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality, but sometimes appreciated in an ironic or...

Design Movements | Modernism

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Modernism is best described as a way of thinking rather than a style. Many Modernists shared the belief that design of an object should be based purely on its purpose. The well-known...

Design Movements | Ow la, Art Nouveau

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Art Nouveau (‘new art’ - translated from French) dates back to the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, sweeping through decorative art and architecture of Europe and beyond.

Design Movements || Victorian Variety

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Queen Victoria’s reign from 1837 to 1901 saw a dramatic change in design styles, mostly attributed to the introduction of mass production making goods more available than previously.  This increase...

Design Movements || Gothic Revival

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The Gothic Revival era emerged in the mid-19th Century in contrast to the medieval Gothic style from 1150 to 1550 after producing dark dank buildings.  The revival sought to correct...