Made in Canada : Craft and Design in the Sixties

Elder, Alan C. and Coupland, Douglas and Sannella, Samantha and Rabinovitch, Victor and Flaman, Bernard and Gotlieb, Rachel and Large, Michael and Afoldy, Sandra and Bourassa, Paul and Cordner, Brent and Prokopow, Michael. Made in Canada : Craft and Design in the Sixties. Montréal, Qc: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005.

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Abstract (English)

"Changes in the 1960s included the building of modern airports, first space satellite, and new national symbols such as the maple leaf flag. Canadians embraced this heightened sense of individuality and demanded products that were equally individual. As a result pop culture objects sat on cool furniture influenced by Scandinavian modernism while handmade crafts reflected a growing concern with environmental issues. Expo 67 was the turning point - one final expression of optimism before Canada was rocked by social change and varied struggles for identity." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Elder, Alan C. (Editor); Elder, Alan C. (Author); Coupland, Douglas (Author); Sannella, Samantha (Author); Rabinovitch, Victor (Author); Flaman, Bernard (Author); Gotlieb, Rachel (Author); Large, Michael (Author); Afoldy, Sandra (Author); Bourassa, Paul (Author); Cordner, Brent (Author); Prokopow, Michael (Author)
Dossier: 800 - DESIGN
Collation: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 0773528733
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Montréal, Qc: McGill-Queen's University Press
Keywords: FURNITURE DESIGN; GRAPHIC DESIGN; CANADIAN IDENTITY
Copyright Statement: McGill-Queen's University Press
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Bibliography p. 117 - p. 128.

Deposited by: Intern Stagiaire
Date Deposited: 26 May 2016 15:02
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2016 17:50
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/27221
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