"Taste classifies the classifier. Mumu classifies the moomintroll."
Monday, February 9, 2009
Theory #7: Pauline Garvey on Practicality
We can understand practicality, that ubiquitous justification for consumption and decoration choices, as "an idiom through which an acceptable image of individual priorities is projected."
How to Have a 'Good Home': The Practical Aesthetic and Normativity in Norway. 2003.
Journal of Design History, 16(3)
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