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Mau, Bruce (1959–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Canadian graphic designer who graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, where he studied advertising, Mau took up employment with Toronto design firm Fifty Fingers and later worked at Pentagram in London, under David...

Canadian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Canada’s abundance of natural resources has prompted the country to concentrate on developing primary rather than secondary manufacturing industries. Its British and French colonial origins and a close relationship with the neighboring...

Canadian National Industrial Design Committee (1948–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Originally called the Industrial Design Council (becoming the Committee in 1954), the Canadian National Industrial Design Committee was established in 1948 as an extension of the National Gallery of Canada. The Committee was intended...

BioWare (1995–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Canadian video game development company founded by three medical school graduates in 1995, heavily influential in the role-playing game (RPG) genre, BioWare launched multiple popular game titles including Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights...

Buxton, Bill (1949–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Canadian computer scientist and designer, Bill Buxton is principal researcher at Microsoft Research and is recognized as a pioneer in the field of human–computer interaction. Buxton is an outspoken proponent for innovation in design and he...

Goffman, Erving (1922–82)

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Professor of Design History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. 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

...Erving Goffman was a Canadian-born sociologist. At the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Pennsylvania, he promoted micro-sociology, which reveals social structures in the minutiae of face-to-face interaction (the...

Canadian Paper Sizes

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...Standard paper sizes regulated by Canadian standard CAN 2-9.60M, which defines six P formats. These are rounded versions of the US sizes, based on two aspect ratios: 17/11=1.545 and 22/17=1.294. As per their US counterparts, the Canadian...

The Design Process is a Research Process: Students and the Ethics of Inquiry

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

eBook

...Design education has long positioned itself as ethical because of its instilling in students the need to locate their practice in larger contexts to solve users’ (individual and/or collective) problems. As the shift away from suggesting...

‘Prime Minister in the Home Department’: Female Gendered Identity in Colonial Upper Canada

British Women and Cultural Practices of Empire, 1770–1940

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

eBook

...John Langton to Thomas Langton, 28 July 1834, as cited in Anne Langton, A Gentlewoman in Upper Canada, ed. Hugh Hornby Langton (Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Ltd., 1964), 5.About that time the idea of emigration to Canada had taken hold...

McLuhan, Marshall (1911–80)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Marshall McLuhan (1911–80) was a Canadian philosopher who wrote about the increasing impact of technology and media on communication. His key and most-noted term was the “Global Village”; the concept that through increased use...