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Ettore Jr. Sottsass

Designer Biography

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...Austrian-born architect, painter, theorist, and designer, active in Italy, Ettore was the son of the architect Ettore Sottsass Sr. Trained as an architect (1939) at Turin’s Polytechnic, Sottsass developed throughout his career parallel...

Josef Hoffmann

Designer Biography

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...Josef Hoffmann was an Austrian architect and designer born in Brtnice, Moravia (now Czech Republic) in 1870. A pupil of Otto Wagner, Hoffmann became a founding member of the Vienna Secession in 1897 and a professor at the Vienna...

Otto Wagner

Designer Biography

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...Otto Wagner was an Austrian architect and designer. Otto Wagner first studied architecture in Berlin and then at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna between 1861 and 1863. In 1864, he established his own design practice. His early work...

Adolf Loos

Designer Biography

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...Adolf Loos was an Austrian architect born in Brünn, Moravia, now the Czech Republic, who may be viewed as Viennese modernism’s great lone warrior. As an influential modern architect, he authored culturally critical articles in which he...

Ferdinand Porsche

Designer Biography

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

Josef Frank

Designer Biography

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...Josef Frank was an Austrian architect and designer who was a founding member of the Austrian Werkbund in 1912 and of Congr.s internationaux d’architecture moderne (CIAM) in 1928. Frank was among Vienna’s central designers of the interwar...

Herbert Bayer

Designer Biography

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...Austrian graphic designer and typographer, and notable member of the Bauhaus, in 1919 Herbert Bayer was apprenticed under the artist Georg Schmidthammer, and in 1921, he joined the Darmstadt Artists Colony, where he was introduced...

Joseph Olbrich

Designer Biography

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...Joseph Maria Olbrich was an Austrian architect born in Troppau, Silesia in 1867. He became chief draughtsman in Otto Wagner’s office and in 1897 was a founding member of the Vienna Secession. His design for the Vienna Secession’s Secession...

Victor Papanek

Designer Biography

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...Designer, educator, and author, Papanek was among the first who called for designers to be more socially and environmentally aware. Born in Vienna, Austria, he immigrated to the United States in 1939, where he remained for the rest of his...

Freud, Sigmund (1856–1939)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...