Hermann Hesse on Solitude, the Value of Hardship, the Courage to Be Yourself, and How to Find Your Destiny.
Take care of your body. It has to last you a very long time.
Isn’t design history awesome?
Lecture/Discussion: Survey 10 Handout: Survey 10 Nazi book burnings (10 minute video) Walter and Elizabeth Paepcke and the Container Corporation of America More on the CCA Chicago Magazine article on the Paepcke’s Herbert Bayer’s book of maps
Lecture/Discussion: Survey 9 Colour Theory and Cool Type Handout: Survey 9 Timeline: Timeline Survey 9/10 More useful links: Both Bauhaus sites and the Haus Am Horn are on the UNESCO World Heritage List These two films on demand are available online through CapU Library:… Continue Reading →
Survey 8: Charlestons and communists (1915 – 1925) Lecture/Discussion: Survey 8 Handout: Survey 8 World War One links 1920’s skyscrapers Article on Constructivism Gender Equity in Constructivist Russia The Importance of Soviet Sports Avant-Garde Theatre Designs Modernism you can wear… Continue Reading →
Survey 7: Cubism and corporate identity (1905 – 1915) Lecture/Discussion: Survey 7 Handout: Survey 7 Timeline: Survey 7 & 8 Things to watch/read: Frank Lloyd Wright Credited Japan for His All-American Aesthetic 100,000+ vintage advertisements to explore Introduction to Modern Art Modern… Continue Reading →
Survey 6: Dreams and designers (1895 – 1905) Lecture/discussion: Survey 6 Dreams and Designers Handout: Survey 6 Homework (for discussion next week): Marian Bantjes TedTalk Additional resources (optional): “Art Nouveau grew out of the dark restless energies of the industrial city. In the… Continue Reading →