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Sparke, Penny

Overview
Works: 161 works in 739 publications in 10 languages and 15,792 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Architectural drawings  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, win, Adapter, zxx
Classifications: NK1390, 745.4442
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Penny Sparke
An introduction to design and culture : 1900 to the present by Penny Sparke( )

54 editions published between 1986 and 2020 in English and Spanish and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This revised edition explores new themes of postmodernism and design, the alliance between technology and design, and the relationship between identity and design. A key theme is the development of a discourse on design that can be traced through different social periods, movements and cycles." "An Introduction to Design and Culture will be ideal reading for all students of art and design, art and design history, and media and cultural studies; it also contains much of interest to social historians."--Jacket
Women's places : architecture and design 1860-1960( )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Through a series of case studies, Women's Places: Architecture and Design 1860-1960, examines in detail the professional and domestic spaces created by women who had money and the opportunity to achieve their ideal. Set against a background of accepted notions of modernity relating to design and architecture of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this book provides an insight into women's social aspirations and identities." "The variety of case studies looking at women as producers, clients, consumers and theorists examines: Princess Louise, Kate Greenaway, the Hall sisters, Josephine Baker, Elsie de Wolfe, Eileen Gray, Elizabeth Denby, Dora Gordine and Marie Dormoy." "With 57 illustrations and drawing on original and pioneering research, this book provides new information and new interpretations in the study of gender, material culture and the built environment in the period 1860-1960"--Jacket
An introduction to design and culture in the twentieth century by Penny Sparke( Book )

48 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modern interior by Penny Sparke( )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design historian and critic Penny Sparke provides a persuasive account of the forces, conflicts and debates that have underpinned the emergence of 'the modern interior'. She unravels the shift from Victorian to modern style, and demonstrates that the easy transition so frequently portrayed is little more than a mythology
A century of design : design pioneers of the 20th century by Penny Sparke( Book )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the unique history of design during the 20th century, this book is as beautiful to look at as it is exciting to read. It contains more than 580 color photographs covering a wide spectrum of objects from furniture, glass, ceramics, and metalware to industrial products and household appliances
Design source book by Penny Sparke( Book )

29 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual reference guide to design from 1850 to the present day
Design by choice by Reyner Banham( Book )

19 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modern period room : the construction of the exhibited interior 1870 to 1950 by Trevor Keeble( )

19 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays considers the interiors of the modern era and their reconstructions from different viewpoints. Exploring themes and examples by prestigious architects, the book reveals the specific coding of presented interior spaces
The plastics age : from Bakelite to beanbags and beyond( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designing the modern interior : from the Victorians to today by Penny Sparke( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Designing the Modern Interior' reveals how the design of the inside spaces of our homes and public buildings is shaped by - and shapes - our modern culture
As long as it's pink : the sexual politics of taste by Penny Sparke( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Long as It's Pink argues that 'taste' has been a quality assigned to women while 'design' is a man-made construction which has taken aesthetic authority away from women. This in turn has succeeded in trivializing and marginalizing women's material culture. Ranging across histories of domesticity, feminine consumption and home-making, as well as modern design and broader cultural theories, Penny Sparke offers a completely new version of the history of our modern material culture
Design in context by Penny Sparke( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de rol van de ontwerper als schakel tussen de wensen van de consument en de industriële mogelijkheden
The new design source book by Penny Sparke( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Design Source Book" has been widely used in university design courses for many years. This new, updated volume begins with the 1850's Arts and Crafts movement and includes today's use of computer design techniques. The best of architecture, automobiles, furniture, and fashion are pictured in a movement-by-movement, country-by-country, full-color survey. A marvel of design itself, the book pictures and explains the movements which have influenced our ideas and shaped our way of living
A century of car design by Penny Sparke( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles car designers from throughout the twentieth century, discussing their contributions in detail and examining the changes that have shaped auto design history
Furniture : twentieth-century design by Penny Sparke( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the birth of modern furniture to the furniture of the Pop culture of 1985. A great resource of mid century furniture and interiors
Design in Italy : 1870 to the present by Penny Sparke( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian design : 1870 to the present by Penny Sparke( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European design since 1985 : shaping the new century by R. Craig Miller( Book )

13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This authoritative publication is the first major critical assessment of European design at the turn of the millennium. Beginning with an incisive examination of the complex forces - social, political, economic and cultural - that have helped to shape European design since the Second World War, and drawing on the work of a wide range of both established and emerging designers, European Design Since 1985 looks in detail at the most important conceptual and aesthetic movements to have emerged since the mid-1980s. This book features hundreds of color images of the most significant and influential objects of the period."--Jacket
The genius of design by Penny Sparke( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revealing how design gives our life meaning and helps us understand what it is to be human, 'The Genius of Design' examines design both as a process and as a product--
Ettore Sottsass Jnr by Penny Sparke( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Women's places : architecture and design 1860-1960
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Women's places : architecture and design 1860-1960An introduction to design and culture in the twentieth centuryThe modern interiorA century of design : design pioneers of the 20th centuryThe modern period room : the construction of the exhibited interior 1870 to 1950Designing the modern interior : from the Victorians to todayAs long as it's pink : the sexual politics of tasteDesign in context
Alternative Names
Penny Sparke Brits kunsthistorica

Penny Sparke historiadora del arte británica

Penny Sparke writer, academic

sparke, Penny

Sparke, Penny 1948-

스파크, 페니 1948-

スパーク, ペニー

斯帕克, 潘尼

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