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The project is based on a text penned by the English artist, designer and writer William Morris in 1884. An advocate of traditional craft and campaigner for Socialist reform, Morris was a leading figure of the late 19th and early 20th-century Arts and Crafts movement. His text, A Factory As It Might Be, called for a "Socialistic factory" where divisions between workplace, home and leisure space are diminished.

Graduates: Reimagined Factory by Joanne Chen - The ornate design is a reaction against the minimalist Scandinavian design that is ubiquitous in today's homes thanks to furniture manufacturers like Ikea, said Chen.

Postmodernism and processed cheese, in The Gourmand

Art director Jamie Brown and photographer Luke Kirwan have teamed up for the first edition of food and culture journal “The Gourmand”. Each plate represents a design movement of the century that has been precisely laid out with appropriate foods.

Mid Century Modern living room from AD Spain. Since the early 20th century and the Bauhaus movement it is a style that influences design today.

Mid Century Modern living room from AD Spain. Since the early century and the Bauhaus movement it is a style that influences design today.

Early 20th century strippy Bars quilt top from back east. I love the movement and the subtle colours in this, I could look at it for hours!

Early century strippy Bars quilt top from back east. I love the movement and the subtle colours in this, I could look at it for hours!

japanese print lotus | April 22, 2010

by Ohara Koson Flowering Lotus. Ohara Koson was a Japanese painter and printmaker of the late and early centuries, part of the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement. Most of his production was prints of animals (kachō-ga) and flowers.

El Lissitzky helped develop suprematism with his mentor, Kazimir Malevich, and designed numerous exhibition displays and propaganda works for the Soviet Union. His work greatly influenced the Bauhaus and constructivist movements, and he experimented with production techniques and stylistic devices that would go on to dominate 20th-century graphic design.

El Lissitzky helped develop suprematism with his mentor, Kazimir Malevich, and…

Christie’s: Important 20th Century Decorative Art + Design: Charles + Ray Eames

Charles And Ray Eames A Highly Important And Unique Sculpture, 1943 Important Century Decorative Art & Design

Zaha Hadid Architect's Venice Biennale installation

German architect Frei Otto is known for experimental engineering architecture, taught in the institute he founded for Lightweight Structures at the University of Stuttgart. His work has been the source of inspiration for Zaha Hadid’s Arum Shell.