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Sacco, Bruno (1933–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Italian automobile designer, Sacco, born in Udine, was the head of design at Daimler-Benz—now known as Mercedes-Benz—for the last quarter of the twentieth century. Having studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Turin...

Moskvitch

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Moskvitch is a Russian brand of automobile produced by the Moscow-based manufacturer AZLK (itself established in 1930). It began production in 1946 on the assembly line of the Opel Kadett requisitioned from Germany as a war reparation...

Benz, Karl (1844–1927) and Bertha (1847–1944)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...German automobile inventors and manufacturers of the first commercial motor vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine, and founders of Benz & Company Rheinische Gasmotoren-Fabrik, commonly known as Benz & Cie, later part...

Designing Ethics in Large-scale Socio-technical Systems

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

eBook

...Introduction: Designing Ethics? In what ways are design and ethics connected? Philosopher Glenn Parsons outlines three major ways.Glenn Parsons, The Philosophy of Design (Malden: Polity Press, 2016). Firstly, ethics exists in the form...

Alfa Romeo

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Alfa Romeo is an Italian automobile manufacturer, specializing in the building and racing of sports cars. The legend started in 1910, when Cavalier Ugo Stella acquired the shares of Societa Italiana Automobolo Darraq, the Italian plant...

Berlinetta

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...An Italian term—a diminutive of “berlina”—indicating a sporty kind of coupé car, with a closed body. Usually two seater and with two doors, this car type can also include 2+2 configurations. From the mid-twentieth century berlinetta designs...

Mercedes-Benz

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Mercedes-Benz is a German automobile brand belonging to Daimler AG. The company dates to 1886, when Carl Benz (1844–1921) introduced the first internal combustion motor vehicle in the world. The present company was formed in 1926...

Breer, Carl (1883–1970)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Breer was an American automotive engineer and designer who is credited with having made a significant contribution to automobile design and to the Chrysler Corporation. Born in Los Angeles to German immigrant parents, his interest...

Honda Motor Company

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Honda Motor Company is a Japanese automotive, motorbike, and motor manufacturer founded in 1946 by Soichiro Honda (1906–91). Originally known as the Honda Technology Research Institute, Honda is today recognized as integrating technological...

Lada

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Lada began as an export brand of the Russian car manufacturer AvtoVAZ and was subsequently marketed domestically. The company was established in 1966 as a collaboration between the Soviet government and FIAT. Lada’s first and most widely...