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Mart Stam

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...Dutch architect and designer, associated with members of the Bauhaus and Russian Constructivism, Stam is best known for being one of the first designers of tubular- steel cantilever chairs, along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Marcel...

Marcel Breuer

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...Hungarian-born furniture and interior designer, architect, and educator of the Modern Movement, Breuer is best known for his development of tubular steel furniture in 1925, when he, having previously trained at the Bauhaus from 1920...

László Moholy-Nagy

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...Moholy-Nagy, a Hungarian painter, photographer, filmmaker, designer, sculptor, educator, and theorist, was born in Bacsborsod and lived and worked in Budapest, Berlin, Weimar, Dessau, London, and Chicago. Throughout his career...

Wilhelm Wagenfeld

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...Wilhelm Wagenfeld was a German industrial designer, writer, and educator of the Modern Movement. Wagenfeld was one of the most influential designers of the twentieth century, due to the broad scope and effectiveness of his professional...

Marianne Brandt

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...German born designer Marianne Brandt studied painting and sculpture at the Hochschule für Bildende Kunst  from 1911 to 1918. In 1924 she joined the preliminary course of the Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar, where she attended a range...

Herbert Bayer

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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...

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Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous 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 freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

Book Chapter

...In 1923 Kandinsky proposed that there was a universal relationship between the three basic shapes and the three primary colours (above). He believed the yellow triangle to be the most active and dynamic through to the passive, cold, blue...

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

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...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...

Koch-Otte Benita (1892–1976)

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 Chapter

...A German draughtswoman and textile designer, Benita Koch-Otte initially worked as a drawing tutor for schoolgirls from 1915 to 1920. In 1920, she enrolled at the State Bauhaus in Weimar and was later employed in the weaving workshop...

Pond Farm Colony (1949–85)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Pond Farm, an art colony established in the redwood forests of Sonoma County, California, in 1949 by architect Gordon Herr and his wife Jane, was modeled on a fusion of Arts and Crafts, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin schools, and Bauhaus...