Designing Liners: A History of Interior Design Afloat by Anne Wealleans

By Anne Wealleans

This in-depth historical past of the internal layout of ocean liners surveys the temporary historical past of inside layout when it comes to the improvement of passenger delivery, from commissioning by means of the road vendors, tools and assets for the unique production of designs via to its building, use and impact. it's a short-lived department of structure and layout, lasting a standard of fifteen years. because the layout and flavor mirrors and reinforces cultural assumptions approximately nationwide identification, gender, classification and race, not just did the interiors of ocean going liners replicate the altering hierarchies of society and transferring styles in globalization, however the glamour and styling of the liners have been mirrored again into the layout of interiors on land.

Combining layout background, structure historical past, fabric and visible cultures, Designing Liners is a richly multidisciplinary paintings for these learning or learning this software of inside design.

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