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Designmuseum Danmark (Design Museum Denmark) (1895–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Designmuseum Danmark (Design Museum Denmark), formerly known as Kunstindustrimuseet (Danish Museum of Art & Design), is Denmark’s largest and oldest museum for industrial design and applied arts. The Museum researches, exhibits...

Kaare Klint

Designer Biography

...Klint was a Danish furniture designer, architect, and educator, trained primarily by his father, the famous architect P. V. Jensen-Klint. Klint has become known as one of the founding fathers of the golden era of Danish furniture design...

Koch, Mogens (1898–1992)

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 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Mogens Koch was a Danish architect and furniture designer who from 1950 to 1968 was a professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Although he designed fittings, carpets, silver, and fabrics in connection with the restoration...

Kuwasawa Design School (1954–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Kuwasawa Design School (Kuwasawa Dezain Kenkyūsho) was founded in 1954 by Yōko Kuwasawa. It was the first design school in Japan to follow the heritage of the Bauhaus philosophy. Yōko Kuwasawa was a design journalist who wanted...

Tradition and/or Modernism: Kaare Klint and Poul Henningsen

Mark Mussari

Mark Mussari is an independent scholar, freelance writer, translator and consultant, based in Arizona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Danish Modern : Between Art and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...The Danish National Pavilion at the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona (La Exposición Internacional de Barcelona) was a building of reddish wood with a gabled roof, designed by the Danish architect Tyge Hvass (1885–1963...

Kamekura, Yusaku 亀倉雄策 (1915–97)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Japanese graphic designer Kamekura was an important exponent of postwar Japanese graphic design. His posters, logotypes, packages, and book designs had a decisive effect on the use of abstraction in graphics thereafter....

Kuwasawa, Yoko 桑泽洋子 (1910–77)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Kuwasawa was a Japanese fashion designer and educator. After graduating from the Women’s Academy of Fine Arts (now the Joshibi University of Art and Design), she entered the Ginza Shin Kenchiku Kogei Gakuin (Ginza New Architecture &...

Danish Modern

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Danish Modern is the name of a design movement of the post-Second World War period created by Danish craftsmen, architects, and designers, among them Finn Juhl, Hans Wegner, Børge Mogensen, and Arne Jacobsen. By 1900, Sweden, Denmark...

Klint, Kaare (1888–1954)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Klint was a Danish furniture designer, architect, and educator, trained primarily by his father, the famous architect P. V. Jensen-Klint. Klint has become known as one of the founding fathers of the golden era of Danish furniture design...

Jalk, Grete (1920–2006)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Danish furniture designer and writer who specialized in the use of bent plywood, Jalk studied at the Design School for Women (1940–3) and completed her studies under the Danish master Kaare Klint at the Royal Academy of Arts in Copenhagen...