PolyAnno: Transcription

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project - more here Getting Content So when I started the project I definitely thought the most difficult of the annotations to handle would be the translations and so my immediate focus regarding with the transcriptions was more to just get them as quickly … Continue reading PolyAnno: Transcription

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PolyAnno – Adventures in Annotation

So I started several months ago a part time internship within the Library and Information Services group at the University of Edinburgh but now I am in my final week and I feel I should write up the fantastic experience I have had working on this project. Others might just find it interesting to read … Continue reading PolyAnno – Adventures in Annotation

A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Deutscher Werkbund

This is part of a series of posts summarising key points of different design movements, see A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements - Introduction for more information. Deutscher Werkbund A German association of architects, artists, designers and industrialists 1907 – 1938 Pioneered the integration of craftsman, artists and industrialists togetherin thedesign process, rather than … Continue reading A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Deutscher Werkbund

A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Art Nouveau

This is part of a series of posts summarising key points of different design movements, see A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements - Introduction for more information. Art Nouveau 1890s - 1910s Widespread but predominantly European, with lots of different local variations Included Louis Comfort Tiffany, René Lalique, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Alfonso Mucha, Victor … Continue reading A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Art Nouveau

A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Blobism

This is part of a series of posts summarising key points of different design movements, see A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements - Introduction for more information. Blobism Mid 1990s to late 2000s or into 2010s? Curved, often irregular or asymmetric, organic shapes enabled by developments in CAD and CAM (Computer Aided Design/Manufacture) in … Continue reading A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Blobism

A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Memphis

This is part of a series of posts summarising key points of different design movements, see A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements - Introduction for more information. Memphis Founded in Milan by Ettore Sottass, Michele De Lucchi etc 1981 - 1988 Postmodernist group that aimed to challenge the dark, humourless minimalism of 1970s Europe … Continue reading A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Memphis

A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Art and Crafts

This is part of a series of posts summarising key points of different design movements, see A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements - Introduction for more information. Arts & Crafts Considered the earliest, possibly first art & design movement Reaction against industrialisation, mass production and the machine age 1880s - early 1900 Nostalgia for … Continue reading A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Art and Crafts

A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Modernism

This is part of a series of posts summarising key points of different design movements, see A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements - Introduction for more information. Modernism A concept that covered a range of movements from Bauhaus to 'pop culture', used very freely and not always well defined 1930s to 1970s Had already … Continue reading A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Modernism

A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Post Modernism

This is part of a series of posts summarising key points of different design movements, see A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements - Introduction for more information. Post Modernism  "Obsessed with style for its own sake" Began in 1970s but reached a peak around1980 to the early 1990s Often questionable definitions and standards                    … Continue reading A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Post Modernism

A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Streamline

This is part of a series of posts summarising key points of different design movements, see A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements - Introduction for more information. Streamline 'Moderne' Can be seen as a branch of the Art Deco movement 1930s Designs used aerodynamic principles with Art Deco geometric shapes Practical and simple enough … Continue reading A Very Brief Guide To Design Movements – Streamline