Designing Modern Britain
Cheryl Buckley's history of British design culture examines how design and society have interacted from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 21st, and explores the connected themes of modernity and identity. Among the issues discussed are the spread of international modernism in Britain, the rise of eco-conscious design, the role of galleries and retailers, the celebrity designer and the influence of the heritage industry.
Better By Design
Shaping the British Airways Brand
In 1974 the British Overseas Airways Corporation and British European Airways merged to form British Airways, which set about building a world-leading image from the reputations of the two respected former operators. This book collects a wealth of advertising, promotional and design material from the later years of BOAC and BEA through the decades of different BA campaigns to the present day, charting how the airline's brand has developed in response to a changing aviation markets.