University of Hertfordshire

By the same authors

DESIGN: History and Theory

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary


View graph of relations
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOxford Encyclopedia of Aesthetics
EditorsMichael Kelly
Place of PublicationNew York
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2015


This essay introduces the subject of design history and reviews some aesthetic approaches to understanding design in historical context before examining some approaches to design which eschew an aesthetic emphasis. It closes by considering the place of theory in design history.

ID: 2148476