Lewis F. Day: Unity in Design and Industry Joan Hansen

ISBN: 9781851495344

Published: June 1st 2007

Hardcover

300 pages


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Lewis F. Day: Unity in Design and Industry  by  Joan Hansen

Lewis F. Day: Unity in Design and Industry by Joan Hansen
June 1st 2007 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 300 pages | ISBN: 9781851495344 | 3.65 Mb

Lewis Foreman Day (1845-1910) is one of the most neglected figures in late nineteenth-century design. In exploring Days dual career as an industrial designer of extraordinary range and versatility and a major writer and critic, this well-illustratedMoreLewis Foreman Day (1845-1910) is one of the most neglected figures in late nineteenth-century design. In exploring Days dual career as an industrial designer of extraordinary range and versatility and a major writer and critic, this well-illustrated book restores his place among the influential figures of his time. Days relationships with colleagues William Morris, Walter Crane, W.A.S.

Benson and others situated him in the vortex of developments of design in Britain. Design historian Joan Maria Hansen examines Days work as a prolific industrial designer whose mastery of pattern, colour, ornament and superb draughtsmanship resulted in tiles and art pottery, clocks and furniture, wallpapers, textiles, stained glass, and interiors of remarkable diversity and beauty.

Day embraced modern technology. His views on the role of the designer for industry, along with his unshakable belief that a marriage of design and industrial processes was essential to produce beautiful furnishings for the majority of p



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