VISUALS

Plans for the Stedelijk Museum’s exterior and interior. Credit: Stichting Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Plans for the Stedelijk Museum’s exterior and interior. Credit: Stichting Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Postcard, Galeries Lafayette, c. 1925-1930, Paris, via Diktats

Postcard, Galeries Lafayette, c. 1925-1930, Paris, via Diktats

Maison Martin Margiela, Paris

Maison Martin Margiela, Paris

Rodchenko, 1921

Rodchenko, 1921

André Malraux,  Le musée imaginiare , 1947 Translated 1974, p. 13

André Malraux, Le musée imaginiare, 1947
Translated 1974, p. 13

Selfridges, 1909, London

Selfridges, 1909, London

Les courses de ballons à Vincennes, 1900, Paris, Brown University Library

Les courses de ballons à Vincennes, 1900, Paris, Brown University Library

Hans Vredeman de Vries, 1604

Hans Vredeman de Vries, 1604

Man Ray, Pavillon de l'élégance, 1925, Paris

Man Ray, Pavillon de l'élégance, 1925, Paris

Herbert Bayer, "Fundamentals of Exhibition Design," 1937

Herbert Bayer, "Fundamentals of Exhibition Design," 1937

The Economic department store, 1915, Whanganui, New Zealand

The Economic department store, 1915, Whanganui, New Zealand

Herbert Bayer, "Fundamentals of Exhibition Design," 1937

Herbert Bayer, "Fundamentals of Exhibition Design," 1937

Madame Grès exhibition catalogue, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, New York City

Madame Grès exhibition catalogue, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, New York City

Bramante's Dome, St. Peter's Basilica, 1506

Bramante's Dome, St. Peter's Basilica, 1506

Cecil Beaton for Vogue, Charles James cloaks, 1936

Cecil Beaton for Vogue, Charles James cloaks, 1936

Dell & Wainwright, Pavillon de l'Élégance, 1937, Paris. Credit: RIBA

Dell & Wainwright, Pavillon de l'Élégance, 1937, Paris. Credit: RIBA

Otto Wols, Lucien Lelong designs at the Pavillon de l'élégance, 1937, Paris, via Diktats

Otto Wols, Lucien Lelong designs at the Pavillon de l'élégance, 1937, Paris, via Diktats

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Fragments from the Marble Plan, Le Antichità Romane, 1756-1757

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Fragments from the Marble Plan, Le Antichità Romane, 1756-1757

Werner Mantz, Sinn Department Store, Gelsenkirchen, 1928

Werner Mantz, Sinn Department Store, Gelsenkirchen, 1928

Vitrine de la maison Agnès à l'exposition des arts décoratifs, 1925, Paris, via Diktats

Vitrine de la maison Agnès à l'exposition des arts décoratifs, 1925, Paris, via Diktats

La rue des boutiques, 1925, Paris. Credit: Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris.

La rue des boutiques, 1925, Paris. Credit: Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris.

Room 26 with views of Room 27 and Cabinet 25, Rembrandt exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum

Room 26 with views of Room 27 and Cabinet 25, Rembrandt exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum

Interior view of the Pavillon de l'Élegance, 1925, Paris. Credit: Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris

Interior view of the Pavillon de l'Élegance, 1925, Paris. Credit: Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris

Manfredo Tafuri,  Architecture and Utopia , 1976, p. 94

Manfredo Tafuri, Architecture and Utopia, 1976, p. 94

Les grands magasins du Printemps, 1885, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris

Les grands magasins du Printemps, 1885, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris

Yohji Yamamoto, SS1991

Yohji Yamamoto, SS1991

Samuel Y. Edgerton, reconstruction image of Brunelleschi's experiment in perspective (c. 1420), 1975

Samuel Y. Edgerton, reconstruction image of Brunelleschi's experiment in perspective (c. 1420), 1975

British Museum Collections

British Museum Collections

British Museum Collections

British Museum Collections

British Museum Collections

British Museum Collections

Cristóbal Balenciaga, wedding dress, 1967. Credit: Tom Kublin / Balenciaga

Cristóbal Balenciaga, wedding dress, 1967. Credit: Tom Kublin / Balenciaga

Unknown artist, perspective reconstruction, Italy, c. 1470. Credit: Staatliche Museum, Berlin

Unknown artist, perspective reconstruction, Italy, c. 1470. Credit: Staatliche Museum, Berlin