Renaissance

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Renaissance

  1. 1. Renaissance 14th to mid-17th Century
  2. 2. The Black Death (aka Bubonic Plague) Europe : 1000 - 38,000,000 (million) 1100 - 48 million 1200 - 59 - million 1300 - 70 million 1347 - 75 - million 5 Years Later… 1352 - 50million! Responsible for wiping out half the population!
  3. 3. Gutenberg c. 1390 - 1468 <ul><li>Moveable metal type </li></ul><ul><li>Printing press </li></ul><ul><li>Special ink </li></ul><ul><li>1450 - 55 </li></ul>Communication
  4. 4. Communication 1 2 3 press process
  5. 5. 42-line column Bible 120 copies Communication
  6. 6. Garamond 1480-1561 <ul><li>Outstanding </li></ul><ul><li>legibility </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful </li></ul><ul><li>typography </li></ul><ul><li>Elegant </li></ul><ul><li>ornamentation </li></ul>Communication
  7. 7. <ul><li>The “Rebirth” </li></ul><ul><li>Classical Influence </li></ul><ul><li>Humanist Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Individualism </li></ul><ul><li>Artist Genius </li></ul>
  8. 8. Vitruvian Man Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519 <ul><li>Inventor </li></ul><ul><li>Artist </li></ul><ul><li>Scientist </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematician </li></ul><ul><li>Architect </li></ul>
  9. 9. Leo’s Futurama Quiz! Please guess the following designs…
  10. 10. Helicopter 1.
  11. 11. Other flying machines… Bat-like wings
  12. 12. Retractable Landing Gear 2.
  13. 13. Parachute 3.
  14. 14. Spring-driven Car 4.
  15. 15. Armored Vehicle - Tank 5.
  16. 16. Machine Gun Catapult Scythed chariot
  17. 17. Diving Suit & Underwater Breathing Apparatus 6.
  18. 18. Other water devices… inner tube pontoon flipper
  19. 19. Leonardo’s architectural elements Architecture Linear Perspective
  20. 20. Ideal city <ul><li>Wide streets </li></ul><ul><li>Port / Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Stables </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic </li></ul>Architecture
  21. 21. Brunelleschi Copula of Santa Maria del Fiore Architecture 1420- 1436
  22. 22. Herringbone Architecture Lantern Scaffolding Polyhedral Dome
  23. 23. Villa Rotunda - Venice 1550 Architecture Palladio
  24. 24. <ul><li>Material Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Interior Harmony </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic Exterior </li></ul>Villa Cornaro Architecture
  25. 25. St. Peters - 1546 Rome Michelangelo Architecture Symmetry
  26. 26. 1569 Architecture Piazza del Campidoglio
  27. 27. St.. Maria Novella Florence 1456-70 Architecture Leon Battista Alberti
  28. 28. Mirror Venetian chairs Furniture <ul><li>Family Crest </li></ul><ul><li>Classical Motifs </li></ul><ul><li>Walnut Carving </li></ul><ul><li>Vines / Masks </li></ul>
  29. 29. Furniture <ul><li>Greek Columns </li></ul>Chest
  30. 30. Furniture France Bridal Dowry Piece
  31. 31. Doorknocker Lamp Furniture <ul><li>Voluptuous bronze images </li></ul><ul><li>Gods in human form </li></ul>
  32. 32. Venice 1580 Florence 1450 England 1550 Fashion <ul><li>Tights </li></ul><ul><li>Flowing robes </li></ul><ul><li>& dresses </li></ul><ul><li>Corsets </li></ul><ul><li>Capes </li></ul>
  33. 33. The End July 4th - Final Test

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