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3. Craft

3. Craft  

Lynda Mugglestone

in Dictionaries: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777639
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199573790.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199573790
Dictionaries, at their most basic, consist of a list of words and meanings. ‘Craft’ shows that how this list is compiled, and meaning subsequently analysed, varies considerably. Johnson's ... More
4. Money, markets, museums

4. Money, markets, museums  

Cynthia Freeland

in Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776014
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804631.003.0004
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chapter
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9780192804631
‘Money, markets, museums’ explores relations among artistic, educational, civic, commercial, and spiritual values and the impact of corporations, groups, nations, and wealthy individuals ... More
4. Objects

4. Objects  

John Heskett

in Design: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776748
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854469.003.0004
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chapter
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9780192854469
‘Objects’ encompasses a spectrum of three-dimensional artefacts encountered in everyday activities in contexts such as the home, public spaces, work, school, and transport. Objects are a ... More
Dictionaries: A Very Short Introduction

Dictionaries: A Very Short Introduction  

Lynda Mugglestone

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777639
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199573790.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199573790
Dictionaries: A Very Short Introduction demonstrates that dictionaries are not merely works which list the words and meanings of a language. They are human products, reflecting ... More
Design: A Very Short Introduction

Design: A Very Short Introduction  

John Heskett

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776748
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854469.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192854469
Design: A Very Short Introduction transforms the way we think about design. How does design affect our everyday activities? Do we appreciate its place in our daily lives? ... More
3. Utility and significance

3. Utility and significance  

John Heskett

in Design: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776748
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854469.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192854469
‘Function is one of the most hotly debated terms in design. ‘Utility and significance’ distinguishes between these two concepts in order to understand the meaning of function in design. ... More
1. Perfect letters

1. Perfect letters  

Paul Luna

in Typography: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2018
Published Online: 
Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780191796739
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199211296.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199211296
Typography is design for reading; a set of visual choices designed to make a written message more accessible, more easily transmitted, more significant, or more attractive. Some letters are ... More

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