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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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Art Nouveau

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 Graphic Design

AVA Book, 2006

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Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent (1872–98)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...British author and graphic illustrator associated with the Aesthetic Movement and Art Nouveau, Beardsley received little artistic training, save night classes at the Westminster School of Art (1892). He provided numerous illustrations...

Zsolnay

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Zsolnay is a manufacture of ceramics, founded in Pécs, Hungary, in 1853, which developed a product range including simple industrial products and traditional tableware as well as luxury goods, tiled stoves, and building decoration. Among...

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...

Beardsley, Aubrey

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

Book Chapter

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Rörstrand

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Rörstrand is Sweden’s oldest pottery and porcelain factory founded at Rörstrand castle in Stockholm in 1726. From 1735, the workshop was able to produce finely decorated tableware in a full range of high-temperature colors. Rörstrand...

Rackham, Arthur (1867–1939)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Arthur Rackham was a British London-born artist and illustrator; he studied art in evening classes at the Lambeth School of Art. Rackham embraced the grotesque and decadent natural world by using swirled lines, influenced by Art Nouveau...
...The First International Exposition of Modern Decorative Arts, held in the Italian city of Turin, in 1902, dedicated to modern design, was an important showcase for Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau (Stile Liberty) design work. The main...