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Fronzoni, AG (Angiolo Giuseppe) (1923–2002)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... school-workshop, in which students received tuition while working on real commissions. Reference and further reading Gabriele Oropallo . “Design as a Language Without Words: A G Fronzoni.”...

Noorda, Bob (1927–2010)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... Gabriele Oropallo . “This Way to the Exit: The Re-writing of the City through Graphic Design, 1964-1989.” In Grace Lees-Maffei and Kjetil Fallan (Eds.),...

D’Ascanio, Corradino (1891–1981)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...D’Ascanio was an engineer and designer, born in Popoli, central Italy. In the 1920s, while occupied as a civil engineer in his native town, he also worked on the design of several early helicopters. These prototypes include the D’AT3...

Sambonet, Roberto (1924–95)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Designer and painter, born in Vercelli, Italy, Sambonet studied architecture at Milan’s Polytechnic, but had to suspend his studies when the university closed down because of the Second World War. During the conflict he dedicated himself...

Giacosa, Dante (1905–96)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Automotive designer, born in Rome, Italy, Giacosa’s name is associated with a series of popular cars manufactured by Fiat, especially compact city models like the Nuova 500. He joined the group after graduating...

Anceschi, Giovanni (1939–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Anceschi is a communication designer and artist, born in Milan, Italy. After studying philosophy and visual arts in Milan, in 1959 he cofounded the Gruppo T avant-garde art collective. During these years he practiced and researched...

Scarpa, Carlo (1906–78)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Architect and product designer, born in Venice, Italy, Scarpa graduated from the Venice Art Academy in 1926. He was one of the most prolific and celebrated Italian architects of the twentieth century. His approach combined a rationalist...

Scarpa, Afra (1937–2011) and Tobia (1935–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Architects and product designers Afra (née Bianchin), born in Montebelluna, Italy, and Tobia Scarpa born in Venice, Italy, studied architecture at Venice’s IUAV University and started working together in the late 1950s. Their design...

De Lucchi, Michele (1951–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...De Lucchi is an architect and product designer, born in Ferrara, Italy. Over the course of his career, he devoted himself to the quality of working environments and public spaces. In 1975, he graduated in architecture from the University...

Magistretti, Vico (1920–2006)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Architect and industrial designer born in Milan, Italy, Magistretti’s work is among the most paradigmatic of the post-Second World War wave of Italian design, a phenomenon that took shape in Milan and the Brianza region thanks to a tight...