A major new journals-based resource for researching the history of 19th and 20th century art and design

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Arts + Architecture ProFILES (AAP)



Art + Architecture ProFILES is an ongoing project, which will eventually contain data on every artist, designer, architect, craftsperson, photographer, studio, workshop, etc. discussed or illustrated in the journals and yearbooks covered by DAR and ReVIEW.


Update frequency:

Quarterly


Size:

Over 30,000 records, as of June 2014, with 5,000 records added annually.

Among subjects covered:

  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Book Design
  • Calligraphy
  • Ceramics
  • Fashion
  • Furniture Design
  • Glass Art and Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Jewelry
  • Metalsmithing
  • Packaging
  • Photography
  • Poster Design
  • Textile Design
  • Theatre Design
  • Typography


Features of AAP:

  • Every entry is uniquely researched, and in some cases based on interviews and material submitted by the designers
  • Designers are identified by gender
  • Includes supplementary bibliographies
  • Contains numerous Web links
  • Constantly updated and revised
  • Easy to search


The latest issue of AAP contains data on:

  •  4,449 Painters 
  •  1,662 Sculptors
  •  3,065 Architects and architectural firms
  •  630 Photographers and photographic studios
  •  2,223 Poster designers
  •  1,038 US industrial designers
  •  648 Italian designers
  •  211 weavers
  •  5,394 US designers
  •  761 ceramists
  •  672 glass artists
  •  294 muralists
  •  2,211 illustrators
  •  452 photographers
  •  414 typographers
  •  244 silversmiths
  •  282 cartoonists
  •  149 embroiderers
  •  791 textile designers
  •  298 theatre designers
  •  1,331 furniture designers
  •  241 lighting designers
  •  382 packaging designers
  •  373 jewelry designers
  •  3,510 graphic designers
  •  220 stained glass designers
  •  53 window display designers
  •  254 exhibition designers