Polly Pocket: Domesticity, Popular Culture and the Interior
Taylor, Mark (2000) Polly Pocket: Domesticity, Popular Culture and the Interior. 1997-1998 CHASA Refereed Design Scheme, pp. 41-47.
This paper discusses some of the work carried out in ITDN 371 Interior Design Theory and Criticism at Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand, a course that explores the interior and interior design. It discusses marginalised readings of architecture through popular culture, and focuses on domesticity, decoration and decorum. As such it draws on feminist theory to affect a critique of architecture through questioning the oppression/subjugation of the interior in modern architectural discourse, a discourse that trivialised and dismissed feminine activity in the home. Furthermore it responds to mass culture, consumption and conspicuous display by examining consumer goods as a legitimate area of architectural study.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > History and Theory of the Built Environment (excl. Architecture) (120502)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural Design (120101)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Interior Design (120106)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2000 Mark Taylor|
|Deposited On:||17 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:52|
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