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Domestic Furniture and the Appropriations of Modern. (Brazil, 1930-1950)

Grant number: 16/04747-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2016
Effective date (End): June 30, 2018
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History
Principal Investigator:Vânia Carneiro de Carvalho
Grantee:Déborah Caramel Marques
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


This research project deals with the discussions around the home furnishings in the period from 1930 to 1950, from articles and announcements published in illustrated magazines "A Cigarra" and "O Cruzeiro", and the magazines of architecture "Acrópole" and "A Casa". From texts and images published by these journals, in order to present aesthetic and functional questions regarding the use of household furniture, including their arrangement in space of the house, we analyze the social phenomenon of dissemination of modern furniture, thus showing the appropriation of modernist principles in relation to domestic space.

Academic Publications
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
MARQUES, Déborah Caramel. Domestic furniture and the appropriations of the modern: the divulgation of interiors in specialized and illustrated magazines (1930-1955). 2018. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas São Paulo.

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