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Freud, Sigmund (1856–1939)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Freud is the Austrian theorist whose ideas about man’s psychology and theories of the human psyche created the discipline of psychoanalysis as a structural model of personality and thus revolutionized Western readings of human...

Museum für Angewandte Kunst (MAK) (Museum of Applied Arts), Vienna (1863–)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. 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

...The Museum für Angewandte Kunst (MAK) (Museum of Applied Arts) was founded in 1863 as the k.k. Österreichischen Museum für Kunst und Industrie (Imperial and Royal Austrian Museum of Art and Industry). Like a number of other museums founded...

Vienna Secession

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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Biedermeier

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Biedermeier period refers to an era in Central European history, primarily in the countries of the German confederation, between 1815, the year of the Congress of Vienna, and 1848, the year of political upheavals. While in political...

Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule (Vienna School of Arts and Crafts) (1867–)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. 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

...The Wiener Kunstbewerbeschule (Vienna School of Arts and Crafts) was founded by Rudolf von Eitelberger, Vienna’s first professor of art history. Originally developed as an outgrowth of the Museum für Angewandte Kunst...

Sagmeister, Stefan (1962–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Austrian-born designer, artist, and public speaker, Sagmeister moved from Bregenz to Lower Manhattan in 1993 and has worked and lived there ever since. Although he began his studies in engineering, a job working as a writer, as well...

Porsche, Ferdinand (1875–1951)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Porsche was an Austrian self-taught mechanical engineer specializing in vehicle design, although most famous for his work in the automotive industry. Beginning his career working for Jakob Lohner & Co. in Vienna where he made coaches...

Itten, Johannes (1888–1967)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. 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

...Born in Switzerland, Itten trained as a primary school teacher, influenced by the German pedagogue Friedrich Fröbel, but he gave it up to study art. Between 1913 and 1916 he studied painting at the Stuttgart Academy, and then moved...

Ver Sacrum (1898–1903)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. 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

...Ver Sacrum (Sacred Spring) was a short-lived periodical published in Vienna between 1898 and 1903. It was the mouthpiece of the artist/designer group Vienna Secession. The journal was influenced by the German magazine Pan and was edited...

Schreiber, Gaby (1916–91)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Interior and industrial designer, born in Vienna, Schreiber moved to London prior to the start of the Second World War to avoid Nazi persecution. Already known as an interior designer prior to her move, she established her own consultancy...