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Zanotta

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Zanotta is an Italian furniture company founded by Aurelio Zanotta in Nova Milanese, near Milan, in 1954. The company’s collaboration with consultant designers has developed particularly since the 1960s. Marked by the experimentation...

Castiglioni Brothers: Achille (1918–2002), Livio (1911–79), Pier Giacomo (1913–68)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Architects and product designers Achille, Livio, and Pier Giacomo were born and worked in Milan. Their designs are often ingenious adaptations of everyday and found objects. After graduating from Milan Polytechnic, the three brothers...

Politecnico di Torino (Turin Polytechnic) (1906–)

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Regio Politecnico di Torino (Royal Turin Polytechnic) was founded in 1906, but its origins are found in the Scuola di Applicazione per gli Ingegneri (Technical School for Engineers), founded in 1859, and the Museo Industriale Italiano...

Scarpa, Afra (1937–2011) and Tobia (1935–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Architects and product designers Afra (née Bianchin), born in Montebelluna, Italy, and Tobia Scarpa born in Venice, Italy, studied architecture at Venice’s IUAV University and started working together in the late 1950s. Their design...
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...Architects and product designers Achille, Livio, and Pier Giacomo were born and worked in Milan. Their designs are often ingenious adaptations of everyday and found objects. After graduating from Milan Polytechnic, the three brothers...

Brionvega

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Brionvega is an Italian home electronics manufacturer, particularly renowned for the design of radio and TV sets produced during the 1960s–1970s. Established in 1945 by Giuseppe and Rina Brion in Milan, in the early 1960s the company...

Castiglioni, Achille (1918–2002)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...One of the most renowned Italian architects and industrial designers, active in Milan, Castiglioni’s body of work included a broad range of activities such as installations, interior design, product design, and architectural projects...

Umeda, Masanori 梅田正徳 (1941–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Umeda is a Japanese interior and furniture designer, active in Japan and Italy. A Kuwasawa Design School graduate, Umeda went to Italy and joined the Castiglioni Studio in Milan in 1967, and then joined the Studio Design e Sistemi...

Driade

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Driade is an Italian furniture manufacturer founded in Piacenza in 1968 by Enrico Astori, his sister Antonia, and his wife Adelaide Acerbi as an “aesthetic laboratory” that experimented both in radical and rational design...

La Triennale di Milano (1933–)

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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...The Triennale is a significant Italian exhibition of contemporary design originating in the Biennale of the Decorative and Applied Arts held in Monza in 1923. In 1930, the Triennale displayed works from the Berlin Werkbund and the Dessau...