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Gute Form

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The German Gute Form (Good Form) in industrial design follows in the tradition of the pursuit of quality in the early German Werkbund. But, in the modern sense, the term Gute Form was coined by the former Bauhaus student and future director...

Straub, Marianne (1909–94)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...British textile artist, born in Switzerland, Straub studied weaving at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zürich from 1928 to 1931, where she was passionate about hand-weaving. Determined to master her craft, in 1933, Straub moved to the textile...

Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm (1953–68)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm (HfG) (The Ulm School of Design) was a German design school established in 1953 by Inge Aicher-Scholl, the younger sister of Nazi resistance leaders Hans and Sophie Scholl, together with Swiss designer Max...

Bayer, Herbert (1900–85)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Austrian graphic designer and typographer, and notable member of the Bauhaus, in 1919 Herbert Bayer was apprenticed under the artist Georg Schmidthammer, and in 1921, he joined the Darmstadt Artists Colony, where he was introduced...

Bellini, Mario (1935–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Architect and product designer, born in Milan, Italy. He graduated in architecture from Milan Polytechnic in 1959. He started his career as art director at La Rinascente department store between 1961 and 1963. Subsequently, he became...

Studio Alchimia (1977–92)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded by Alessandro and Adriana Guerriero and Bruno and Giorgio Gregori, the Milan-based Studio Alchimia brought together designers such as Ettore Sottsass, Andrea Branzi, Paola Navone, Michele de Lucchi, and many others. The group’s work...

Domus Academy (1982–)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1983, Maria Grazia Mazzocchi, art critic Pierre Restany, and designers Alessandro Mendini, Valerio Castelli, Alessandro Guerriero, and Andrea Branzi founded the Domus Academy. The Academy is a postgraduate school, with a wide variety...

AEG (Allgemeines Elektricitäts Gesellschaft)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Emil Rathenau (1838–1915) founded Allgemeines Elektricitäts Gesellschaft (AEG) (German Electrical Appliance Company) in Berlin in 1883 under the name Deutsche Edison-Gesellschaft für angewandte Elektrizität (DEG), having obtained patents...

Royal College of Art, London (1837–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded in 1837 as the Government School of Design in Somerset House, London, the Royal College of Art (RCA) is the only British institution to exclusively offer art and design education at postgraduate level. Recommendations...

Behrens, Peter (1869–1940)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...One of the founding members of the Deutscher Werkbund, German architect and designer Behrens is considered to be the first industrial designer, who worked as the artistic advisor for German electrical manufacturer Allgemeine...