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Louise Brigham and the Early History of Sustainable Furniture Design – eBook

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  • Author: Antoinette LaFarge
  • File Size: 5 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 131 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Pivot
  • Publication Date: October 24, 2019
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07ZQMGLKY
  • ISBN-10: 3030323404
  • ISBN-13: 9783030323400

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Louise Brigham and the Early History of Sustainable Furniture Design (PDF) exposes how Brigham created a selected career for herself that built-in working in the American and European settlement motions, releasing a e book of field furnishings types, operating woodworking workshops in New York, and establishing a enterprise that provided some of the earliest all set-to-put collectively furnishings in the United States.

This e book Louise Brigham and the Early History of Sustainable Furniture Design is the best on the subject. During the Progressive Era, a time when the discipline of design was headed virtually completely by guys, a primarily forgotten activist and teacher known as Louise Brigham ended up being a pacesetter of sustainable furnishings design. With her modern system for creating cheap nevertheless robust “field furnishings” out of recycled merchandise, she meant to carry nice design to the metropolis working class. As Antoinette LaFarge confirmed, Brigham created a selected career for herself that built-in working in the American and European settlement motions, releasing a e book of field furnishings types, operating woodworking workshops in New York, and establishing a enterprise that provided some of the earliest all set-to-put collectively furnishings in the United States. Her work was a powerful evaluation of commercialism’s waste and an assertion of model-new worths in design—worths that stand at the core of as we speak’s open and inexperienced design motions.

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“A exceptional life, knowledgeable with deal with historic contexts, an consciousness of the resourcefulness of Brigham’s design, and a very good deal of narrative fashion. Brigham’s modular, upcycled furnishings constructed from forged-off packing containers in the early twentieth century exhibits the dynamism of this length in phrases of progressive design, and the shut connection in between a social goal and design.” (Stephen Knott, Lecturer in Critical and Historical Studies, Kingston University, UK)

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