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Rodrigues, Sergio (1927–2014)

Patricia Lara-Betancourt

Patricia Lara-Betancourt is a researcher at the Modern Interiors Research Centre (MIRC) at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK. Her research focuses on themes of modernity, representation and identity. She is a co-editor of Performance, Fashion and the Modern Interior: from the Victorians to Today (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011). 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

...Brazilian architect and furniture designer considered a pioneer of modern furniture design in Brazil, also known for working with traditional tropical woods, Rodrigues was born into a family of prominent Brazilian artists and intellectuals...

Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial (ESDI) (College of Higher Education in Design), Rio de Janeiro (1963–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Usually acknowledged as the first Latin American modern design school, the Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial (ESDI) (College of Design) opened in 1963 through a political decision at governmental level as part of regional and national...

Tenreiro, Joaquim (1906–92)

Patricia Lara-Betancourt

Patricia Lara-Betancourt is a researcher at the Modern Interiors Research Centre (MIRC) at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK. Her research focuses on themes of modernity, representation and identity. She is a co-editor of Performance, Fashion and the Modern Interior: from the Victorians to Today (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011). 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

...Tenreiro was a Portuguese furniture designer and fine artist in mid-twentieth-century Brazil. His virtuoso crafted pieces reveal a sensitive combination of vernacular values and modern aesthetics, intimately bound to Brazilian culture. Born...

Brazilian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The history of Brazilian design draws from colonial Brazil and the gradual development of various economic sectors that demonstrate the country’s capacity for design. Industrialization began there in the nineteenth century, laying...

Campana Brothers: Fernando (1961–) and Humberto (1953–)

Patricia Lara-Betancourt

Patricia Lara-Betancourt is a researcher at the Modern Interiors Research Centre (MIRC) at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK. Her research focuses on themes of modernity, representation and identity. She is a co-editor of Performance, Fashion and the Modern Interior: from the Victorians to Today (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Brazilian product, furniture, and interior designers, whose distinctive work has joined museum’s collections worldwide, the designs of Campana brothers use discarded, mundane materials suggesting a mixture of Arte Povera and industrially...

Service design as a sensemaking activity: Insights from America

Designing for Service : Key Issues and New Directions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...Cultural issues are notable challenges to service design and management focused on low-income segments in emerging economies. Existing service models, developed in other settings, may not apply accurately, which suggests the need for new...

Trickery in Civic Design: Co-optation, Subversion and Politics

Tricky Design : The Ethics of Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...The views expressed here of the authors may not fully reflect the positions of our project partners, community groups or the official positions or policies of the City of New York or the New York City agencies discussed in this chapter. All...

Graz, John (1891–1980)

Patricia Lara-Betancourt

Patricia Lara-Betancourt is a researcher at the Modern Interiors Research Centre (MIRC) at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK. Her research focuses on themes of modernity, representation and identity. She is a co-editor of Performance, Fashion and the Modern Interior: from the Victorians to Today (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011). 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

...Swiss artist, architect, graphic designer, and furniture and interior designer, Graz is credited for introducing Art Deco style and modernism to São Paulo and Brazilian interior design. Born in Geneva, he studied at the École des...

Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand (MASP) (São Paulo Art Museum) (1947–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) (São Paulo Art Museum) was opened in the heart of São Paulo in 1947 by media entrepreneur Assis Chateaubriand. It was housed in a modernist building designed by Lina Bo Bardi, an Italian architect based...
...Introduction The word design has become very popular over the last decade. Its use has been inflated and trivialized; consequently, its meaning has been weakened (Maldonado, 2000; Bonsiepe, 2007). (Maldonado, 2000) The truth...