Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Wrestling with Tradition

Electronic data

  • Wrestling with Tradition pre-publ version acc'd 18.08.17

    Rights statement: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Design and Culture on 26/09/2017, available online:https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17547075.2017.1370310

    Accepted author manuscript, 236 KB, PDF document

    Available under license: CC BY-NC: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

Links

Text available via DOI:

View graph of relations

Wrestling with Tradition: Revitalizing the Orkney Chair and Other Culturally Significant Crafts

Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

Published

Standard

Wrestling with Tradition : Revitalizing the Orkney Chair and Other Culturally Significant Crafts. / Twigger Holroyd, Amy; Cassidy, Tom; Evans, Martyn et al.

In: Design and Culture, Vol. 9, No. 3, 01.12.2017, p. 283-299.

Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Twigger Holroyd A, Cassidy T, Evans M, Walker S. Wrestling with Tradition: Revitalizing the Orkney Chair and Other Culturally Significant Crafts. Design and Culture. 2017 Dec 1;9(3):283-299. Epub 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1080/17547075.2017.1370310

Author

Twigger Holroyd, Amy ; Cassidy, Tom ; Evans, Martyn et al. / Wrestling with Tradition : Revitalizing the Orkney Chair and Other Culturally Significant Crafts. In: Design and Culture. 2017 ; Vol. 9, No. 3. pp. 283-299.

Bibtex

@article{7da7f2ba4bf74b96a564d14461e110cd,
title = "Wrestling with Tradition: Revitalizing the Orkney Chair and Other Culturally Significant Crafts",
abstract = "Across the world, “culturally significant” designs, products, and practices–such as traditional crafts–have been pushed to the margins by the forces of modernization and globalization. Appreciation of the positive attributes of these traditions drives widespread revitalization initiatives, often involving designers. Awareness of the cultural ramifications of design-led revitalization may deter enthusiasm for radical initiatives and instead promote preservation efforts. Yet a deconstruction of the popular understandings of tradition and origin indicates a need for change and cross-cultural contact. This article proposes that social value–central to a traditional craft{\textquoteright}s cultural significance–should be used to guide revitalization.",
keywords = "craft, cultural significance, Orkney chair, revitalization, tradition",
author = "{Twigger Holroyd}, Amy and Tom Cassidy and Martyn Evans and Stuart Walker",
note = "This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Design and Culture on 26/09/2017, available online:https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17547075.2017.1370310",
year = "2017",
month = dec,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1080/17547075.2017.1370310",
language = "English",
volume = "9",
pages = "283--299",
journal = "Design and Culture",
issn = "1754-7075",
publisher = "Bloomsbury",
number = "3",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Wrestling with Tradition

T2 - Revitalizing the Orkney Chair and Other Culturally Significant Crafts

AU - Twigger Holroyd, Amy

AU - Cassidy, Tom

AU - Evans, Martyn

AU - Walker, Stuart

N1 - This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Design and Culture on 26/09/2017, available online:https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17547075.2017.1370310

PY - 2017/12/1

Y1 - 2017/12/1

N2 - Across the world, “culturally significant” designs, products, and practices–such as traditional crafts–have been pushed to the margins by the forces of modernization and globalization. Appreciation of the positive attributes of these traditions drives widespread revitalization initiatives, often involving designers. Awareness of the cultural ramifications of design-led revitalization may deter enthusiasm for radical initiatives and instead promote preservation efforts. Yet a deconstruction of the popular understandings of tradition and origin indicates a need for change and cross-cultural contact. This article proposes that social value–central to a traditional craft’s cultural significance–should be used to guide revitalization.

AB - Across the world, “culturally significant” designs, products, and practices–such as traditional crafts–have been pushed to the margins by the forces of modernization and globalization. Appreciation of the positive attributes of these traditions drives widespread revitalization initiatives, often involving designers. Awareness of the cultural ramifications of design-led revitalization may deter enthusiasm for radical initiatives and instead promote preservation efforts. Yet a deconstruction of the popular understandings of tradition and origin indicates a need for change and cross-cultural contact. This article proposes that social value–central to a traditional craft’s cultural significance–should be used to guide revitalization.

KW - craft

KW - cultural significance

KW - Orkney chair

KW - revitalization

KW - tradition

U2 - 10.1080/17547075.2017.1370310

DO - 10.1080/17547075.2017.1370310

M3 - Journal article

AN - SCOPUS:85029899232

VL - 9

SP - 283

EP - 299

JO - Design and Culture

JF - Design and Culture

SN - 1754-7075

IS - 3

ER -