Week Four Notes

Survey of Design


Modernism, Modernity, Postmodern, Postmodernism, Postmodernity

Industrial Age/Revolution late 1700’s


  • Reason
  • science
  • manifest destiny
  • serious distrust of kings and religion

moving forward ————>

Two Main Belief Systems

  • Voltaire
  • Russeau (Romanticism)

new Modernism is utopian inessence:

forward thining – belives that a style has an essence – the best is possible – its about the visual

BAUHAUS – Form follows Function! and Swiss Modern Style

Amalgamated – Hybrid Styles


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