Tomy Ward Education
Education for Critical Times
Confianza acheter viagra meds orden de canada legal . Farmacias en L?nea priligy online p?ldoras tienda .
Sunday, 21 July 2013 13:33

The Emergence of Design as Ideology

Written by
Rate this item
(0 votes)

The Emergence of Design as Ideology

DESIGN-AS-IDEOLOGY-front

To download document click on image

With the arrival of the design academies, it was only a matter of time before the increasingly systematised nature of design knowledge should be turned to ideological ends. The Reformation proved the catalyst for this emergence. The Church, losing vast numbers of its congregation (and therefore its revenue) to the Protesters and also beginning to suffer from the massive inflation brought about by the enormous increase in capital from colonial American gold, turned its attention to the ways in which design itself could be employed to reverse its losses. The  vanguard troops in this spiritual battle were the Jesuit order, founded by St Ignatius Loyola. Jesuit churches began to appear throughout Europe. These began to embody the new design features designed to contrast with the secularism and austerity of the Reform churches - the use of gold leaf (from the Americas) to increase the sensuousness of the forms, the introduction of hidden light sources to add a sense of mystery, the use of free-standing and extreme bas relief sculptures to develop the audience,  incense, stained glass etc. All were used with the explicit purpose of heightening the sensual and spiritual experience of church-going. It worked. The congregation came back!

To view PDF click here  

 

Read 2959 times

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter all the required information, indicated by an asterisk (*). HTML code is not allowed.

Most Read Content

Links

MEMBERS ONLY

Subscribe to Newsletter

Antispam

  • orwell
  • JAILS
  • monsanto
  • ISRAELI NUKES
  • ISRAELI NUKES2
  • protest beyond
  • DEeborah Meier.1
  • WOMEN
  • you pay
  • castro
  • TOO BIG TO FAIL
  • go together
  • che
  • distant burocrats
  • MORE SHIT
  • all you need is love
  • UNION BUSTING
  • africa
  • monopoly
  • wolf
  • slave ship
  • kozol
  • SINKING
  • hold your breath
  • FREEDOM
  • before.after
  • HYPOCRICY
  • fun fact
  • committment
  • INCARCERATED AMERICANS
  • which terrorist group-
  • war on poverty
  • COMPETITION
  • haliburton
  • conspiracy
  • PYRAMID
  • chris hedges
  • INDIVIDUALS
  • PEOPLE POWER
  • truth.treason
  • Kindness
  • NEW WORLD ORDER
  • decade of war
  • CRITICSL THINKER5
  • tax dollars
  • farm-acy
  • WMD.6
  • WMD-Found
  • DO SOMETHING
  • zappa
  • GMO FOOD
  • COOPERATION
  • garcia
  • spending
  • exxon mayflower
  • cleanup
  • bending
  • EMPATHY
  • F35
  • who rules over you
  • too late
  • WMD
  • shalom
  • peaceful
  • ROW
  • 99%rise
  • voltaire
  • world.country
  • rocket-pencil
  • PLANTING
  • WMD-Found
  • pension
  • ANARCHY
  • dont tell me
  • COMPASSION
  • CONSUME
  • freedom.terrorism
  • FIND A WAR
  • hollow horn
  • corporate greed
  • PALESTINIANS
  • ONE ACTION
  • tar sands
  • BANK FIRE
  • freire quote
  • greedy americans
  • NEW WORLD ORDER2
  • 100 million
  • OIL INDUSTRY
  • make some trouble
  • israel aid
  • jesus.socialist
  • bull
  • COLUMBUS
  • weapons of war
  • gitmo
  • DEMOCRACY
  • Ban governments
  • gates logic