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Ambasz, Emilio (1943–)

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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Argentine-born American-based architect and industrial designer, Ambasz studied architecture at Princeton University, where he held a professorship until 1969. At 25 he earned a curatorship of design at The Museum of Modern Art (1970–6...

Ferrari-Hardoy, Jorge (1914–77)

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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...Ferrari-Hardoy was an Argentinean architect best known for creating, with fellow architects Juan Kurchan and Antonio Bonet, the iconic Butterfly chair (also known as Hardoy chair or BKF). Ferrari-Hardoy completed his training...

Laplace, Luis (1969–)

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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...Argentinean architect and interior designer who was born and trained in Buenos Aires, Laplace graduated from the Universidad de Belgrano in Architecture and Urbanism in 1995. After a short period working in Buenos Aires, Laplace moved...

Maldonado, Tomás (1922–)

Harriet Atkinson

Harriet Atkinson was educated at the University of York, the Courtauld Institute and the Royal College of Art. She was co-editor of The Banham Lectures, and contributor to Findling & Pelle’s Encyclopedia of World’s Fairs and Expositions. She has written for various journals of art and design, as well as for The Guardian and The Independent. She is Research Fellow at the University of Brighton and lives in London with her husband and two children. 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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...Tomás Maldonado is an industrial designer and theoretician, whose major contributions have been in developing design theory and systematizing modern design education through his teaching and writings. Maldonado was born in Buenos Aires...

Weil, Daniel (1953–)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. 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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...Daniel Weil is an Argentinean industrial designer and architect, working in London. Weil qualified as an architect at the University of Buenos Aires (1977) and moved to London to study industrial design at the Royal College of Art (RCA). He...

Argentinean and Uruguayan Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Professional design in Argentina and Uruguay emerged in the 1940s as a result of government-backed developmentalist (desarrollismo) policies aimed to create autonomous independent nations. Although different, Argentina and Uruguay’s modern...

Beyond rationalism

John Chris Jones

John Chris Jones was born in 1927, in Aberystwyth, Wales. Jones studied engineering at the University of Cambridge, and went on to work for AEI in Manchester, England. In 1962 he instigated an influential conference on design methods, which led to the formation of the Design Research Society which he chaired from 1971–73. In 2004 he was presented with the Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award and from 1970–74 Jones was the first Professor of Design at The Open University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Designing

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Marina Waisman edits the architectural journal Summaries and teaches architectural history at the Catholic University at Cordoba.Arturo Montagu is a design consultant and teaches design research at the Universities of. La Plata...

Arauz de Pirovano, Celina (1915–2010)

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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Celina Arauz de Pirovano was a pioneering Argentinean interior decorator and furniture designer. Born in Buenos Aires, she trained in nursing and also as a fine artist with the painter Vicente Puig. Married to the architect and decorator...

Churba, Alberto (1932–)

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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Argentinean furniture, textile, and glass designer who is also a fine artist. Churba is credited with contributing to the dissemination of modern design (particularly Scandinavian) in his native country. A talented dancer and musician, he...

Now we are numerous

John Chris Jones

John Chris Jones was born in 1927, in Aberystwyth, Wales. Jones studied engineering at the University of Cambridge, and went on to work for AEI in Manchester, England. In 1962 he instigated an influential conference on design methods, which led to the formation of the Design Research Society which he chaired from 1971–73. In 2004 he was presented with the Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award and from 1970–74 Jones was the first Professor of Design at The Open University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Designing

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...The Spanish edition of Design Methods was published as Metodos de Diseno, translated by Maria Luisa Lopez Sarda, by Editorial Gustavo Dili, S.A., Barcelona, 1977. The third amplified edition, with additional material translated by Esteve...