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By Grace Lees-Maffei

"This is the 1st anthology to deal with layout heritage as a longtime self-discipline, a box of research that is constructing a contextualized realizing of the position of layout and designed items inside of social and cultural heritage. Extracts diversity from the 18th century, while layout and manufacture separated, to the current day. Drawn from scholarly and polemical books, examine articles, exhibition catalogues, and  Read more...

Part I: Histories: --
New Designers, 1676-1820 --
Design Reform, 1820-1910 --
Modernisms, 1908-50 --
War, Post-War, chilly battle, 1943-70 --
Postmodernisms, 1967-2006 --
Sustainable Futures, 1960-2003 --
Part II: equipment and subject matters: --
Foundations, Debates, Historiography, 1980-95 --
Objects, topics, Negotiations --
Gender and layout --
Consumption --
Mediation --
Local, local, nationwide, international.

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A country weaver, who cultivates a small farm, must lose a good deal of time in passing from his loom to the field, and from the field to his loom. When the two trades can be carried on in the same workhouse, the loss of time is, no doubt, much less. It is, even in this case, however, very considerable. A man commonly saunters a little in turning his hand from one sort of employment to another. When he first begins the new work, he is seldom very keen and hearty; his mind, as they say, does not go to it, and for some time he rather trifles than applies to good purpose.

Men hunted and cared for tobacco fields. Women planted, hoed, and harvested food crops, storing them in containers of their own manufacture. Rhode Islands Roger [•■ ■ ] Williams described heaps of maize ‘of twelve, The English who came to the coast of what is fifteene, or twentie bushells a heap’ drying on now New England in the early 1600s were not woven mats by day, covered with tarps of basketry all alike. 7 troops in victory over the Wampanoag leader Metacomet, or King Philip. 2 Displayed in the late nineteenth century alongside other relics of Rhode Islands first century, the basket quieted a troubling history of frontier conflict.

But if they had all wrought separately and independently, and without any of them having been educated to this peculiar business, they certainly could not each of them have made twenty, perhaps not one pin in a day; that is, certainly, not the two hundred and fortieth, perhaps not the four thousand eight hun­ dredth, part of what they are at present capable of performing, in consequence of a proper division and combination of their different operations. In every other art and manufacture, the effects of the division of labour are similar to what they are in this very trifling one, though, in many of them, the labour can neither be so much sub­ divided, nor reduced to so great a simplicity of operation.

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