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French Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Historically, French design has been synonymous with fashionable good taste, elegance, and decorative innovation even before the reign of Louis XIV, the “Sun King,” that began in 1643. Apart from skills in design, a great many decorative...

Wallpaper* UK (1996–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Feeding from, and giving tangible form to, an increased consumer interest in design and lifestyle in the 1990s, the entrepreneurial journalists Tyler Brûlé and Alexander Geringer launched a new magazine in 1996 with the title Wallpaper...

Branzi, Andrea (1938–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Italian architect, designer, and theorist, since the late 1960s, Branzi has been prominent in the dissemination of the ideas of Radical architecture and design, both as a cofounder of the Florentine-based Archizoom Associati...

Ettore Jr. Sottsass

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...Austrian-born architect, painter, theorist, and designer, active in Italy, Ettore was the son of the architect Ettore Sottsass Sr. Trained as an architect (1939) at Turin’s Polytechnic, Sottsass developed throughout his career parallel...

Venini

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Venini is a glass manufactory founded in 1921 in Murano (Venice) by the Milanese lawyer Paolo Venini and the Venetian antiquarian Giacomo Cappellin. In its early years, under the artistic guidance of Vittorio Zecchin, it focused...

Swid Powell

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Swid Powell is a New York-based company established in 1982 by Nan Swid and Addie Powell to create architect-designed tableware, distributed in the commercial market through department stores and other retail outlets. Powell had previously...

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...

Baccarat (1764–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Baccarat is a French glassworks established in 1764 by the Bishop of Metz near Lunéville in Lorraine. The glass manufacturer Aimé-Gabriel d’Artigues (1773–1848) purchased the works in 1816 and moved his factory at Vonêche to Baccarat...

Saarinen, Eero (1910–61)

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Finnish-American architect and furniture designer, Saarinen was born in Finland in 1910 and emigrated to the United States with his family in 1923.The son of architect Eliel Saarinen, he grew up in an artistic household and his training...

Bertoia, Harry (1915–78)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Italian-American polymath who practiced as a sculptor, artist, graphic designer and print maker, furniture designer, jeweler, and visionary. Although Italian born, he pursued his career in North America and many of his designs have become...