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Seeing the blur—perception, cool, and mechanized speed (1910–present)

Vanessa Brown

Vanessa Brown is a Senior Lecturer responsible for Design Culture and Context in the School of Art and Design (Department of Fashion, Knit and Textiles) at Nottingham Trent University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cool Shades : The History and Meaning of Sunglasses

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Introduction—sunglasses and speedAlthough the now-ubiquitous image of bikini, shades, and sun-lounger might suggest that the ideal wearer of sunglasses enjoys the luxury of being blissfully inert, the dynamic power, excess, and seductive...