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Resources for Design History
Design: the Definitive Visual History by
Call Number: NK1390.D475 2015z
Publication Date: 2015
Discover "...the major design movements of the last 150 years from Arts and Crafts to Bauhaus and browse through image catalogs of everything from glassware to posters and typography to chairs. Arranged chronologically, from 1850 to the present day, follow the fascinating evolution of how design has influenced the look and functionality of the objects we use every day from telephones and cameras to toys, furniture and fashion. With profiles of iconic designers such as Alvar Aalto, Frank Gehry and Philippe Starck and stunning images of buildings and interiors."
Includes CMoG objects: 2005.3.8, p. 193 (top right) -- 74.3.75, p. 288 (right) -- 99.3.41, p. 288 (bottom center), p. 381 (right) -- 2012.4.161, p. 342, (bottom left).
Radiance and Symbolism in Modern Stained Glass by
Call Number: NK5310.R12
Publication Date: 2016
Examines the visual beauty and symbolism of stained glass windows in late 19th and early 20th century Europe and America. "Discussions center on how stained glass became an art form during this time and how the narrative for the figurative design drew from the Bible, mytholkogy, history, literature, and the symbolism of time, including themes on popular culture. Includes a section about the transformation of stained glass from religious secular material culture. (CMGL c. 1 lacks plates and color illustrations.)
Includes CMoG object: 76.4.22, p. 149 (fig. 4).
World History of Design by
Call Number: NK1175 .M37 2015z
Publication Date: 2015
Comprehensive historical account of design from prehistory to the end of the twentieth century. Volumes 1 and 2 include illustrations and references to ancient glass, the Portland vase, eyeglasses, Islamic glassworking, Muranese glassmaking, the Crystal Palace, Emile GalleÌ, Scandinavian glassware, Arts and Crafts and other tableware, Edison's glass bulb, etched glass screens used in photography, windows, and other glassware.
Designs [Design Patents]
"Designs: Australian designs, Victorian designs, British designs, American designs" resource compiled by the State Library Victoria.
LibGuide from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, San Jose State University, San José, CA. Includes a list of relevant indexes for Art and Design journals, newspaper indexes, and more.