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Enquiry into Industrial Art in England

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ISBN-10: 0521170656

ISBN-13: 9780521170659

Edition: 2010

Authors: Nikolaus Pevsner

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This text was created to provide a survey of the conditions and artistic value of design in British industries.
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Book details

List price: $30.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/14/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

He is a former architecture historian.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Data
Survey of trades investigated
Metalwork
Electric and gas fittings
Furniture
Textiles 1: furnishings (and dress) materials
Textiles 2: carpets
Wallpapers
Pottery
Glass
Silver and electro-plate
Hollow-ware
Plastic mouldings
Wireless cabinets
Jewellery
Leather goods
Packaging
Printing
Motor-cars
Art schools visited
The British Institute of Industrial Art
The Industrial Art Committee of the Federation of British Industries
The Gorell Committee
The Pick Council
The Design and Industries Association
The Society of Industrial Artists
The Royal Society of Arts
The Royal Academy and the Exhibition of British Art in Industry at Burlington House
Other exhibitions
Periodicals and books
Conclusion
Ration between good and bad in England and abroad
Sequence of trades according to artistic quality of products
Reasons for differences of artistic quality
Size of manufacturing unit
Organization of manufacturing unit
Old and new industries
Objects for use and objects for adornment
Hand-made and machine-made articles
Boom and slump
The creator of designs
The aesthetic value of cheap and expensive articles
The taste of the public
The social problem
Suggestions for improvement
art education
exhibitions - prices - registration of design
Other public institutions - private institutions - publications
The duties of the consumer
The duties of the manufacturer and the retailer
Addenda