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Jan Tschichold

Designer Biography

...Tschichold was a German typographer and type designer, educator, and writer, who was born in Leipzig, and worked in Leipzig, Berlin, Munich, Basel, and London. “A designer of quite exceptional assurance in giving visual and material form...
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...F.W. Taylor was an American mechanical engineer who designed the Scientific Management system. The system was named Taylorism. Although accepted for Harvard, he did not attend and later achieved his degree through a correspondence course...

Hiromu Hara 原 弘

Designer Biography

...Japanese graphic designer Hara was an important graphic designer who worked before and after the Second World War. Hara studied the modern typographic theory of El Lissitzky, Moholy-Nagy, and Tschichold and introduced them to Japanese...

Penguin Books

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Penguin is a major international publisher with a long-standing reputation for good design. Allan Lane, who envisaged a market for good reading at reasonable prices, established the firm in England in 1935. These innovative paperbacks...

Mass Production and Industrial Design

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Principal of The Studio at the Edge of the World, Australia, Adjunct Professor at the University of Tasmania, Australia and Visiting Professor at Universidad de Ibagué, Colombia. Tony has held academic positions in Australia and internationally and is the author of twelve books, including Design Futuring(2009); Design as Politics (2011) and Becoming Human By Design (2012). His latest book is Remaking Cities (2017). 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 Chapter

...Mass production is a manufacturing process, which uses division of labor, standardization of often-interchangeable parts, and specialization to create products at high frequencies of output usually to a low unit cost. Automation, CNC...

Taylor, Frederick Winslow (1856–1915)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...F.W. Taylor was an American mechanical engineer who designed the Scientific Management system. The system was named Taylorism. Although accepted for Harvard, he did not attend and later achieved his degree through a correspondence course...

Zwart, Piet (1885–1977)

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Zwart was a Dutch graphic designer, influential because of his combination of the architectonic control of the De Stijl movement, the functionalist ideas of the Bauhaus, and the poetic expression of Dada. However, Zwart—despite friendships...

Scientific Management

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Scientific management is a theory of management that applies science to maximize the productivity and efficiency of human labor in the workplace. It developed during the last two decades of the nineteenth century in response...

Art Directors Club Hall of Fame (The United States)

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 Chapter

...The Art Directors Club established its Hall of Fame in 1971 to honor practitioners from advertising and graphic communicators “who have made significant contributions to art direction and visual communications, and whose lifetime...

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Trond Klevgaard

Trond Klevgaard is a lecturer in graphic design at Westerdals Oslo School of Arts, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Typography in Scandinavia : Modernist design and print culture

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

...The New Typography was introduced to printing trade discourse in 1925 through a special issue of Typographische Mitteilungen (1903–33) titled ‘Elementare Typographie’ and edited by Jan Tschichold. The publication was significant because...