INTERCULTURAL INTERACTION AND POPULAR CULTURE IN FURNITURE DESIGN

Nilay Özsavaş
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Abstract


Culture, is a value which used for understanding, organizing, configuring the lives in society. These information create resources about society. Although culture has a closed structure, it is in interaction both history of society and the other cultures. Intercultural interaction consists easily by development of technology and mass media, and contributes the formation process of popular culture. In this study, intercultural interaction and popular culture is examined with examples in furniture design.

 

Within that period furniture design and space perception change by the effects of popular culture. This study aims to mention disadvantages of these effects. As a methodology, the changes of furniture design perception in society investigated with spread form of popular culture. Consequently, popular culture can cause negative impacts for the user and the designer, and leads to dedifferentiation in furniture design and deterioration of the space perception. This paper, draw attention of designers to this topic and contributes to the literature.

Keywords: Intercultural Interaction, Popular Culture, Furniture Design, Space Perception.


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