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Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Book, 2010

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CIAM

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM) was an organization founded in June 1928 by twenty-four architects from France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Belgium, who all signed up to the La Sarraz...

Dwelling

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Dwelling’s meaning is defined according to its use. As a noun it describes a physical structure where a human resides and finds shelter, and as a verb, its meaning extends to designate human’s being-in-the-world (Dasein), a definition given...

Cutaways

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Book, 2009

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School Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Although buildings and outdoor spaces have been used for the education of children throughout history, before the nineteenth century there was little consistency to these buildings’ design. During the Middle Ages schoolrooms were commonly...

Architectural Illustration

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Book, 2009

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Jencks, Charles (1939–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Charles Jencks is an American architectural historian, theorist, and landscape designer, best known for his writing on postmodern architecture. He completed his PhD at University College London in 1970, under the supervision of Reyner...

Garrett, Rhoda (1841–82) and Agnes (1845–1935)

Patricia Lara-Betancourt

Patricia Lara-Betancourt is a researcher at the Modern Interiors Research Centre (MIRC) at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK. Her research focuses on themes of modernity, representation and identity. She is a co-editor of Performance, Fashion and the Modern Interior: from the Victorians to Today (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...British architects and interior designers, active 1870–1880, Rhoda and her cousin Agnes were the first English women to train in an architect’s office and to work professionally as house decorators. Their work, which promoted the Queen Anne...

Mackmurdo, A. H. (1851–1942)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Mackmurdo was an English architect and designer who founded the Century Guild of Artists in 1882. Through this group, he provided an important bridge between the values of the Arts and Crafts movement and the Art Nouveau. He found his...

Horta, Victor (1861–1947)

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

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...Belgian architect and designer, renowned for developing the visual language of Art Nouveau, Horta studied drawing and architecture at the Ghent Academy (1874–7) and then at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Brussels (1881–4). In his Hôtel...