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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–)

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...

Aicher, Otl (1922–91)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Aicher was a German graphic and type designer who was born in Ulm-Söflingen, and worked in Ulm, Munich, and Allgäu. Profoundly affected by the impact of growing up in Germany under the politically and culturally oppressive rule...

Cranbrook Academy of Art (1925–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...George Gough Booth and his wife Elaine Scripps Booth founded the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1925 as a school for boys (later an adjacent girls’ school), and they quickly joined forces with Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen not only...