Men in suits 1988 -men wore suits dipped in silicon and walked around.
History of design
Webster’s Dictionary Published Napoleon Dies Morse telegraph is used Industrial Revolution
Victorian• Named after Queen Victoria crowned Queen of England in 1835• Aesthetic response to the Industrial Revolution
Victorian• Industrialization flourished• Advertising boomed• Artists forced to become machines• Printmaking from 1867 World’s Fair -Japanese• Middle class finally had some money, but no aesthetic quality• Disguising the industrialization
Victorian Motifs• “Fluff”• Comfort comes from clutter• Ornamentation• Function was not predominate over ornamentation• Disguise is the answer to all problems
13th Amendment to abolish slaveryWorld’s Fair introduces Japanese art to the West Alexander Graham Bell invents telephone Thomas Edison invents the electric lightGeorge Eastman perfects his Kodak box camera Eiffel tower completed for Paris Exhibition Henry Ford builds first automobile
Arts and Crafts• A return to beauty based on form and not on ornamentation• Artists reestablished aesthetic understanding• Ornamentation was secondary to beauty of the form itself• Art should not be separated from everyday life• Workshops and guilds established again to teach traditional methods as in medieval times.
Arts and Crafts Motifs • Simplicity of form • Honest use of materials • Fighting “ugliness” • Modern printing became a serious art form • Functional • Straight lined
Contemporary • Sustainable Design or GREEN Design -design that leaves as little footprint as possible upon the earth -conscientious of materials used or recycled materials, fair trade materials, minimal to no toxins in product, compostable after- life, local materials
Contemporary • Design: a response to chaos - retreat to modern design -Minimal -Reflective of early modern -Tactile -Viewer involved -Elements of surprise -Simplicity -Environmentally concerned -Experimental use of materials
Contemporary • Clean design • Form and function • Speed