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De Waal, Edmund (1964–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Edmund Arthur Lowndes de Waal OBE (1964–) an artist, author, and now stage designer, was born into a European family in Nottingham, UK, and educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he obtained a first class degree in English literature...

Roseville

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Roseville was a US art pottery founded in 1892 in Zanesville, Ohio, at a facility formerly operated by J. B. Owens who moved the company from Roseville, Ohio. Products were marketed at a wide price range and the company offered premiums...

Art (Studio) Pottery

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Studio Pottery, or Studio Ceramics Movement, is one category of the Studio Craft Movement, also referred to as Contemporary Studio Craft or Contemporary Craft. The pottery, or ceramic subset of the larger Craft movement developed during...

Leach, Bernard (1887–1979)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Bernard Howell Leach CH CBE (1887–1979) was an influential English studio potter. Born in Hong Kong, Leach spent part of his youth in East Asia, but he was sent to England at the age of ten to receive a British education. He then worked...

Queensberry Hunt (David Queensberry [1929–] and Martin Hunt [1942–])

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

Encyclopedia Article

...Queensberry Hunt is a British ceramic design consultancy led by David Queensberry and Martin Hunt. Queensberry became interested in ceramics at school and studied briefly at the Royal College of Art before moving on to study pottery...

Newcomb Pottery

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Newcomb pottery was established in New Orleans, Louisiana, when Ellsworth Woodward (1861–1939), head of Tulane University’s art program, established a pottery on campus in 1894, named for the benefactor of the women’s college. The pottery...

Weller Pottery

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Weller Pottery (1872–1948), founded by Samuel Weller (1851–1925), was part of the American Art Pottery movement. Weller began with a small operation making stoneware jars in Fultonham, Ohio, in 1872. In 1888 he moved to Zanesville, Ohio...

Rookwood (Pottery)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Rookwood Pottery was founded in 1880 in Cincinnati, Ohio, by Maria Longworth Nichols (later Storer) (1849–1932), the daughter of a wealthy family known for generous art patronage. Nichols was a talented china painter and active...

Sloppy craft: As related to ceramics

Sloppy Craft : Postdisciplinarity and the Crafts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...The boring truth is that the artist is more a labourer than a visionary, albeit an inspired one. For every natural talent there are a million honest toilers, all striving towards the light....

Japonisme

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Encyclopedia Article

...Japonisme—the appreciation for all things Japanese, which began in the middle of the nineteenth century—must be situated within a larger fascination with things Asian. In the eighteenth century, Europeans developed a taste for Chinese art...