Arts: Search

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Arts: Search (formerly Designinform) consists of three databases: Design Abstracts Retrospective, ReVIEW, and Design Profiles.
Additional Information
Design Abstracts Retrospective: Abstracts and indexes covering 70 journal titles on arts and design in the 20th century.
Design Profiles: a dictionary of design and designers
ReVIEW: an ongoing project to digitise 19th and early 20th century decorative and fine arts journals. With links to other free biographical web sites.

Among the topics covered are: Advertising, Architecture, Book Design, Calligraphy, Ceramics, Fashion, Furniture Design, Glass Art and Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Metalsmithing, Packaging, Photography, Poster Design, Textile Design, Theatre Design, Typography
19th Century to present - Updates vary
Design Research Publications
Design Research Publications
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Unlimited simultaneous users