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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 Graphic Design

AVA Book, 2006

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Arts and Crafts Movement

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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Yanagi, Sōetsu (Muneyoshi) (1889–1961)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Sōetsu Yanagi (1889–1961) was the prime force behind the mingei (arts of the people) movement of the 1920s and 1930s. His proposition on mingei was that objects should be (1) honest to utility and healthy in form, (2) particular about...

Cultural Authenticity

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The term authenticity comes from the Greek words autos (self) and hentes (prepared). In common English, authentic is often associated with a series of positive assessments that includes pure, honest, sincere, real, valid, and true....

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...

Moravian Pottery and Tile Works (Henry Chapman Mercer)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Henry Chapman Mercer (1856–1930) established The Moravian Pottery and Tile Works in 1898 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Mercer came from a prominent family and attended Harvard University where Charles Eliot Norton (1827–1908...

Liberty and Co.

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Arthur Lasenby Liberty (1843–1917) founded Liberty and Company in 1875 and opened a shop on Regent Street in London. The shop initially offered Japanese textiles; however, as demand for goods increased, Liberty began to import a variety...

Crane, Walter

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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Kelmscott Press

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Kelmscott Press was a printing press established by the designer and political thinker William Morris in 1891. Initially established in 16 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, London, it was named after Morris’s Oxfordshire home Kelmscott...

Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society (1887–1960)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society was established in 1887, largely through the efforts of W. A. S. Benson and Walter Crane. Drawing membership from the Art Workers’ Guild, the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society sought to educate...