Interior Design History 2
This course investigates the history of interior design from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries. Concepts of modernity, tradition, feminine taste and everyday life will be discussed. Some examples of spaces we will study include the Victorian parlor, the so-called Frankfurt Kitchen (1926-1929), and the California Case Study Houses (1945-1966). We will work towards developing a framework for addressing ideas of modern living that encompasses architecture, design and their social and cultural implications.