The Quality of Calmness and Clarity: Heinrich Tessenow’s Search for Objectivity in the Design of Furniture and Household Goods

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a conference


    Paper presented at the Rienzi symposium A sense of proportion. Architect-designed objects, 1650-1950, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, USA.
    Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts, presents its biennial symposium. This edition focuses on objects that are the embodiments or extensions of an architect’s ideas or aesthetic. Scholars discuss objects made for particular spaces, objects used to explore new design sources, and objects intended to be part of an integrated space.
    Period24 Sept 2016
    Event titleRienzi Symposium : A Sense of Proportion: Architect-Designed Objects, 1650–1950
    Event typeConference
    LocationHouston, United StatesShow on map