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Aesthetic Movement

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Beginning in Britain in the later nineteenth century, the Aesthetic Movement embraced the cultivation of sensory experience in the visual arts, focusing upon the elements of form rather than subject matter and representation. The movement...

Introducing Critical Design

Matt Malpass

Matt Malpass is a Senior Lecturer on MA Industrial Design and a Research Fellow in Critical Design at Central Saint Martin’s College of Arts and Design, University of the Arts London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Critical Design in Context : History, Theory, and Practices

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...Industrial design is typically perceived as the process of design applied to the development and manufacture of products for mass production and consumption. It is synonymous with companies, such as Apple, for their technological...

Arad, Ron (1951–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Israeli-born industrial and furniture designer and architect, Arad studied at the Bezalel Academy of Arts Jerusalem in 1971 before moving to London in 1973 to train at the Architectural Association (AA) under renowned architects Peter Cook...

Design Methods

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Design Methods, a relatively new addition to research methodologies, refers to a systematic approach aiming to develop and establish various models of designing commodities, services, and procedures...

Hukin & Heath

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A British silversmith and electroplating firm founded in Birmingham in 1855, J. W. Hukin and J. T. Heath registered their firm’s trademark in London in 1875. The British designer Christopher Dresser began designing for the firm as early...

Instituut voor Industriële Vormgeving (IIV) (Institute of Industrial Design) (1950–76)

Javier Gimeno-Martínez

Javier Gimeno-Martínez is an assistant professor at the VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands. His work has been published in various journals including ‘Interiors’ and ‘Design and Culture’, and he has contributed chapters to several edited volumes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Dutch Instituut voor Industriële Vormgeving (IIV) (Institute of Industrial Design) was a state-funded organization founded in 1950. It was set up by three employers’ federations and was subsidized both by the Ministry of Economic...

Adhocism

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

Encyclopedia Article

...Adhocism is a way of engaging with the surroundings and the objects we find on an “ad hoc” basis. This entails responding to a specific need or demand by employing the materials to hand in a creative way, in contrast to a formal planning...

Hille (1906–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A family-run furniture manufacturing company founded by Salamon Hille, a Russian Jewish émigré to London’s East End, Salamon took the unusual step of putting his daughter Ray in charge of the company in the 1930s. Well known originally...

Day, Lucienne (1917–2010)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Day was a British textile designer, who was awarded Royal Designer for Industry in 1962 and became the first female Master of the Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry from 1987 to 1989. She was married to industrial and furniture...

American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen (AUDAC) (1928–c. 1931)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...In 1928, the American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen (AUDAC) was formed in New York City as a group of designers interested in promoting modern design. The group was headed by Austria-born designer Paul Frankl (1886–1958...