Author Results for Bruce Peter

Book Review – ‘A Century of Sea Travel: Personal accounts from the steamship era’ by Christopher Deakes and Tom Stanley

By Bruce Peter

The publicity material distributed by steamship lines during the ‘golden age’ of liner travel remains aesthetically highly potent. Typical images of large white passenger ships majestically aloof at anchor in tropical settings, surrounded by palm fronds and fore-grounded by the local vernacular retain a mystique and a romantic allure, while also speaking of privilege and […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | English Channel | Nineteenth Century | Twentieth Century
Subjects include: Ocean Liners & Passenger Craft

Danish Modernist Architecture and Furniture Design in Passenger Ship Interiors 1935–1965

By Bruce Peter

Since the 1960s Denmark has become internationally renowned for its architecture and design output. The work of Danish modernist architects and designers working on terra firma is very well known, but very little has been written about their influence on the design of merchant ships. This article examines the manifestation of Danish architectural modernism in […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C)
Subjects include: Ocean Liners & Passenger Craft | Shipbuilding & Design