design, industrial era, post-industrial era, design thinking, designing


The purpose of the article is to analyse the historical and cultural aspects of the ideological and conceptual essence of the foundations of the art project design. The research methodology includes a comprehensive approach that combines historical and cultural analysis methods to identify the process of formation of design as a cultural phenomenon. The scientific novelty of the research is determined by the fact that design is considered through cultural and historical issues, and the authors have identified the main features of industrial and post-industrial era design and characterised the designing tools. Conclusions. It is established that arising from the pragmatic needs of the development of the market of mass consumer goods, design becomes a general cultural factor and changes the world of things and the very way of socio-cultural existence of a person. Design is transformed into a henomenon that combines mass consumption, functional perfection, economic feasibility, convenience, utility, aesthetic expressiveness of things and the human environment. The article analyses what tools and tools are used to create images in designing. The role of design in visual culture is clarified. For a holistic understanding of the design features, the authors have analysed the transformations in the society of the 20th and early 21st centuries. With the help of design, new values, norms and meanings are formed in the cultural space, issues of individual freedom and individuality are raised, and spatial orientations, actions and forms of existence of each person and society are expanded. The emergence and development of new trends in design, and the high importance of design thinking in modern culture require scientific theoretical understanding, which determines the relevance of research. The authors provide a direction of scientific, educational and cultural vectors of Ukraine to pan-European standards and solutions to problems of improving the quality and safety of goods and the human environment, the implementation of innovative design technology, the preservation of national cultural traditions in the conditions of unification of production, taking into account environmental requirements in the designing of the objects, as the main factors of design development in Ukraine.

Author Biographies

Anastasiia Varyvonchyk, Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine

DSc in Art Studies, Associate Professor

Ihor Bondar, Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine

Honoured Worker of Culture of Ukraine, Associate Professor, Department of Design and Technology

Oleksandra Penchuk, Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine

PhD in Technical Sciences, Associate Professor


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How to Cite

Varyvonchyk, A., Bondar, I., & Penchuk, O. (2022). HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS IN THE DESIGN OF THE INDUSTRIAL AND POST-INDUSTRIAL ERA. Culture and Arts in the Modern World, (23), 155–163. https://doi.org/10.31866/2410-1915.23.2022.261010