By Joanna Merwood-Salisbury, Kent Kleinman, Lois Weinthal

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Kent Kleinman, Joanna Merwood-Salisbury, Lois Weinthal (eds.)

What is flavor? This well-curated assortment files new theories and rising serious practices within the box of inside layout. It investigates flavor, an idea relevant to the formation of the self-discipline within the eighteenth century that was once repudiated by way of architects within the early 20th century, yet which keeps to play an immense position in inside layout this day. Essays by means of historians and critics are complemented via interviews with practitioners at the margins of normative perform and portfolios of the paintings of latest designers.

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338–39. 7 Emphasis mine. 8 Kant, Critique of Judgment, 213, 237. , 216. 10 Stanley Cavell, “Aesthetic Problems of Modern Philosophy,” in Must We Mean What We Say? A Book of Essays (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976), 94. 11 Kant, Critique of Judgment, 217–18. , 221–23. I take the idea of “purposiveness without purpose” as Kant’s effort to provide a secular understanding of living nature. That said, purposiveness without purpose is precisely the thought necessary to make sense of the “decorative,” what is designed but without function.

But there was more: the culmination of the tour was a room that adjoined the bathroom, with basins of marble and fragrant wood paneling, with curved ceilings open to the sky, with birds in flight. This was the water closet, an even newer function for the house than the bathroom. Beyond this was the wardrobe. And from this, by way of a mysterious mezzanine, Mélite was conducted back to the salon, with a view of the amphitheatrical garden lit by two thousand candles. Finally, she was led into a small study, a game room filled with exotic furniture and goods from China and the East, and from there into a smaller study reserved for the preparation and enjoyment of coffee—another of the newest luxuries.

9 (1980): 5–36. , 21. 6 Edgar Wind, Art and Anarchy (London: Faber & Faber, 1963), 41. 7 Freud quoted in Ginzburg, “Morelli, Freud and Sherlock Holmes,” 10. 8 Ginzburg, “Morelli, Freud and Sherlock Holmes,” 21. , 22. See also note 67 in Ginzburg. 10 Sister Parish, Albert Hadley, and Christopher Petkanas, Parish Hadley: Sixty Years of American Design (New York: Little, Brown, 1995), 98. 11 Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, Oxford World’s Classics, trans. Margaret Mauldon (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), 31.

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