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Arne Jacobsen

Designer Biography

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...Danish industrial designer and architect, Jacobsen graduated from the School of Architecture at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1927 and was one of the few Danes who practiced both as an architect and as an industrial designer and can...

Verner Panton

Designer Biography

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...Panton was a Danish designer working with furniture, lighting, textiles, interior, and total design. Educated as a construction engineer, as well as at the School of Architecture at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Panton set his own...

Owen Jones

Designer Biography

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...London-born Welsh architect, designer, and theorist who trained at the Royal Academy and under the architect Lewis Vulliamy, Jones is most well known for the highly influential book The Grammar of Ornament, which proposed a design aesthetic...

Christopher Dresser

Designer Biography

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...Dresser was a British designer, design reformer and theorist, author, industrial adviser, and businessman. Born in Glasgow, he went on to train at the Government School of Design in London from 1847 to 1854, where he was inspired by key...

Henry Cole

Designer Biography

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...Museum director, civil servant, and design reformer from Bath, England, Cole was the founding director of the Victoria and Albert Museum and played a leading role in organizing the Great Exhibition of 1851...

Edward Johnston

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...Uruguayan-born British typographer who devised the sans-serif font commonly used by London Transport until 1985 and introduced under Frank Pick and Christian Barman. Johnston was engaged to teach calligraphy at the Central School of Arts...

Renaissance Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...A revived interest in the Italian Renaissance began exciting collectors and scholars in the early nineteenth century. The archaeological discoveries in Greece, Italy, and Egypt drove the inspiration of designers and architects, while...

Wegner, Hans Jørgensen (1914–2007)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Hans Jørgensen Wegner was a Danish furniture designer and cabinetmaker, world renowned for his chair designs. Wegner graduated from the School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen in 1938 and later worked in the studios of Arne Jacobsen, Erik...

Ornament

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Ornament is a term that is broadly applied to the exterior of things, its final decoration. As such, it is often regarded as an “add on,” associated with surface rather than structure, and with fluctuating fashions rather than...

Analysis: product design and art

Dean Bruton

Dean Bruton is an artist and academic who has taught digital art and design at several universities in Australia. He is author of Recollections: The Contemporary Art Society of South Australia 1943-86 Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Antony Radford

Antony Radford has taught and researched digital, architectural and urban design at several Australian universities. He is co-author of CADD Made Easy, Knowledge-Based Design Systems, Understanding Sustainable Architecture, and Design by Optimization in Architecture, Building and Construction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Digital design : A critical introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...In this chapter we turn our attention to analysing how, given a body of existing creative work, we can make a credible explanation of the vocabularies and rules that might underlie that work. How do rules and contingency interplay...