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Architectural typography

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous 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 freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

Book Chapter

...Type is frequently used in an architectural context, such as inscriptions carved into stone or wood. The choice of font should consider the visual impact of the shadows of the carved letters and the scale they will be produced at....

CIAM

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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

Encyclopedia Article

...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 Publishing SA, 2009

Book Chapter

...Life House Flexible’s factory-made components mean this housing prototype (a shortlisted competition entry) can start in many different configurations, taking into account the occupants’ evolving needs. This model was designed by Cartwright...

School Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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 Publishing SA, 2009

Book Chapter

...The above drawing was Cartwright Pickard Architects’ proposal for a sustainable office development in York city centre, UKDetailed artwork created through the use of traditional or digital techniques by professional illustrators to present...

Jencks, Charles (1939–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Frieze

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous 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 freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

Book Chapter

...A decorated or sculptured horizontal element in architecture that forms part of an entablature between the architrave and cornice. While similar to a mural, a frieze typically adds a decorative element at the top of a building. Pictured...

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

Encyclopedia Article

...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

Encyclopedia Article

...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...