The culture of craft (Studies in Design MUP)

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Peter Dormer presents a series of lively, clearly argued discussions about the relevance of handicraft in a world whose aesthetics and design are largely determined by technology. One of the key questions discussed in the book is what makes the difference between a craft and a modern technology.

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'The Culture Of Craft' presents a series of strongly argued discussions about the relevance of handcraft in a society largely structured by technology. Issues raised in the book concern, on the one hand, the relationship of craft to these technologies and, on the other, its position in the world of art.

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Peter Dormer was Visiting Fellow in the Critical Appreciation of the Applied Arts, University of East Anglia 1994-96.

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