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Megans Design History Presentation

  1. 1. Design History By Megan F This is a timeline chart that represents the influence of the following design movements & styles .
  2. 2. Art Nouveau <ul><ul><li>Art Nouveau is an international movement and style of art, architecture and applied art – especially the decorative arts. It peaked in popularity in the turn of the 20 th century (1890-1905).~ A reaction to academic art of the 19 th century, it characterized by organic, especially floral and other plant inspired motifs, as well as highly-stylized, flowing curvilinear forms. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Gaudi <ul><ul><li>Antonio Gaudi who belonged to the modernist style (art nouveau) movement and was famous for his unique and highly individualistic designs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gaudi's first works were designed in the style of gothic architecture and traditional Catalan architectural modes, but he soon developed his own distinct sculptural style. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Bauhaus Bauhaus is the common term for the Staatliches Bauhaus, a school in Germany that combined crafts and fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicized and taught. It operated from 1919 to 1933. The Bauhaus style became one of the most influential currents in Modernist architecture and modern design.
  5. 5. Art Deco <ul><ul><li>Art Deco was a popular international art design movement from 1925 until the 1940s, affecting the decorative arts such as architecture, interior design & industrial design. This style was seen as elegant, glamorous, functional and modern. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Pop Art <ul><ul><li>Pop art is a visual art movement that emerged in the mid 1950’s in Britain. Pop art challenged tradition by asserting that an artists use of mass produced visual commodities of popular culture in contiguous with the perspective of fine art. The concept of pop art refers not as much tot he art itself as to the attitudes that led to it. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Charles Rennie Mackintosh <ul><ul><li>He was a designer in the arts & crafts movement and also Art nouveau. He has a considerable influence on European design. Japanese design became more accessible and gain popularity. This style was admired by Mackintosh because of: its restraint and economy of means rather than ostentatious accumulation; its simple forms and natural materials rather than elaboration and artifice; the use of texture and light and shadow rather than pattern and ornament. In the old western style furniture was seen as ornament that displayed the wealth of its owner and the value of the piece was established according to the length of time spent creating it. In the Japanese arts furniture and design focused on the quality of the space, which was meant to evoke a calming and organic feeling to the interior. (1928) </li></ul></ul>