Design in a Nutshell: From Gothic Revival to Postmodernism in 12 Minutes

Design in a Nutshell

Finding yourself a bit confused about the difference between Modern and Post-modern? Need a refresher on the Arts and Crafts movement and its impact on society as a whole? This 6 part series from The Open University promises to enlighten and entertain in quick, easy doses. The series covers Gothic Revival, Arts and Crafts, the Bauhaus, Modernism, American Industrial Design and Postmodernism, providing either a good introduction or quick refresher to the what made these movements important.

If you like learning how culture develops, you might also check out The Open University’s History of English in 10 Minutes (where you can learn about Shakespeare introducing over 2000 words to the English language).

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