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Campana Brothers

Designer Biography

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...Humberto and Fernando Campana are Brazilian product, furniture, and interior designers, who often use discarded and mundane materials in a process of transformation and reinvention. In 1984 they became artistic partners. An early...

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 Chapter

...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...

Brazilian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

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

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...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...

Pariah

Designing in Dark Times : An Arendtian Lexicon

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book Chapter

...Hannah Arendt, Men in Dark Times (New York: Harcourt, Brace, [1955] 1993), 12–13.Before we turn to Lessing’s concept of friendship and its political relevance, we must dwell for a moment on fraternity as the eighteenth century understood...

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...

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 Chapter

...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...

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

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...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...

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

Nidhi Srinivas

Nidhi Srinivas

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Eduardo Staszowski

Eduardo Staszowski is Associate Professor of Design Strategies at Parsons School of Design, USA, and Director/co-founder of the Parsons DESIS Lab, USA. Working to enhance participation in policy development and civic design, he studies design as a method and language, and its role as an intermediary, creating, and orienting processes of social innovation and sustainability. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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...

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 Chapter

...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...