Designing Liners: A History of Interior Design Afloat by Anne Wealleans

By Anne Wealleans

This in-depth background of the inner layout of ocean liners surveys the temporary historical past of inside layout with regards to the improvement of passenger delivery, from commissioning via the road proprietors, tools and resources for the unique production of designs via to its building, use and impression. it's a short-lived department of structure and layout, lasting a standard of fifteen years. because the layout and flavor mirrors and reinforces cultural assumptions approximately nationwide id, gender, classification and race, not just did the interiors of ocean going liners mirror the altering hierarchies of society and transferring styles in globalization, however the glamour and styling of the liners have been mirrored again into the layout of interiors on land.

Combining layout background, structure heritage, fabric and visible cultures, Designing Liners is a richly multidisciplinary paintings for these learning or getting to know this program of inside design.

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