From Objects to Design Programmes

Type: 
Workshop
Audience: 
CEU Community Only
Building: 
Nador u. 15
Room: 
104
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:00pm
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Date: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

THE SOVIET, POST-SOVIET RESEARCH GROUP (SOVIET KITCHEN) CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO A RESEARCH

workshop

FROM OBJECTS TO DESIGN PROGRAMMES
presented by

Yulia Karpova


PROF. KARPOVA WILL WORKSHOP A CHAPTER FROM HER FORTHCOMING BOOK, COMRADELY OBJECTS: DESIGN AND MATERIAL CULTURE IN SOVIET RUSSIA, 1960S - 80S
The chapter considers the Soviet critique of modernist ideal of an object in the 1970s – early 1980s. After discussing several projects for home appliances, the chapter explains the notion of a design program that answered to the interests of both the state and designers regarding
the optimisation of life in the late Soviet society.