19th-Century America Furniture and Other Decorative Arts

Мебельное и декоративное искусство Америки 19-го века

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Minimize the number of parts; minimize the disassembly surface; design for z-axis assembly and disassembly; improve disassembly access; maximize part symmetry; avoid separate fasteners whenever possible; drive toward modular design; provide standardized, easy identification of all materials; simplify, integrate, and standardize the fit and interface of reusable components; reduce part size, product size, and material count; minimize waste in production; use clean fastening and bonding techniques; use clean packaging.

Author Victor Papanek criticizes industrial design producing toys for adults that make them forget the problems of the real world. He believes it is the design profession’s responsibility to put forth projects that are justified in terms of social utility and value. ) The social value of design is part of professional ethics. It emerges concretely in macroeconomic issues in terms of a country’s level of well-being. Designers invent solutions for collective lodgings, schools, hospitals, and urban facilities.

It seems that, more than the aesthetic Function itself, Simplicity is the deciding factor in the aesthetic equation. ’ “Moreover, in its tribute to beauty, industrial design pays in another way as well. ” During this period, graphic design emerged with varied realizations. Graphic designers simultaneously developed typography and new alphabets. In this domain, the Bauhaus again played a precursor role with Moholy-Nagy at Dessau in 1925, although the leaders in typography were in the United States, mostly working for advertising agencies.

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