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Adamovich, Mikhail Mikhailovich (1884–1947)

Tom Cubbin

Tom Cubbin is a senior lecturer in design studies at the Academy of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg, Sweden. He contributed to the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, and has had several articles published in Home Cultures, Estonian Art, and the Calvert Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Porcelain artist and monumental painter, born in Moscow, Adamovich lived and worked in Petrograd and Moscow. Adamovich is best known for the agitational propaganda decorations he painted while working at the State Porcelain Factory...

Arabia

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Arabia is a Finnish ceramics manufacturer established in 1873 as a subsidiary to the Swedish Rörstrand company. Domestic ownership was secured in 1916, almost contemporary with Finnish independence the following year. Modernization...

Bing & Grøndahl

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Bing & Grøndahl was a Danish porcelain manufacturer founded by Frederick Vilhelm Grøndahl, a figure painter formerly at the Danish Royal Porcelain Factory—Royal Copenhagen, and the brothers Herman Meyer and Jacob Herman Bing, paper and art...

Björquist, Karin (1927–)

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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Karin Björquist is a Swedish ceramic artist and designer, particularly associated with the Gustavsberg porcelain company where she was artistic director from 1981 to 1986. She designed about twenty dinner sets including the Everyday (1953),...

Doulton (Royal Doulton)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Royal Doulton was founded in London, in 1815 by John Doulton (1793–1873) and two business partners as Jones, Watts, and Doulton, specializing in the manufacture of stoneware bottles. In 1854 John Doulton became sole owner of the company...

The Natural and Social Environment and Historical Background of Korea

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The Korean peninsula is located between 33 and 43 degrees north latitude, 124 and 132 degrees east longitude, and shares the Yellow Sea with China to the west and the East Sea (also known as the Sea of Japan) with Japan to the east. Despite...

Staffordshire

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Staffordshire is an English county that played an essential role in the development of the industrial revolution in Britain. The county’s main focus was the manufacture of ceramic items including earthenware and stoneware. It has been noted...

Cooper, Susie (1902–95)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A ceramic designer, born in Burslem, Staffordshire, Cooper trained at the Burslem School of Art under Gordon Forsyth and joined the pottery company A. E. Gray as a paintress in 1922 where she quickly became resident designer. Keen to design...

Royal Copenhagen (Den Kongelige Porcelænsfabrik)

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. 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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...Royal Copenhagen is a Danish porcelain manufacturer established in 1775 by chemist Frantz Heinrich Müller under royal patronage. Early production was aimed specifically toward royal and other luxury consumption...

Arzberg

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Arzberg ceramics company was founded in 1887 as a manufacturer of porcelain table and decorative ware. During its long history it has merged with other German china producing companies like Schönwald (1903), Kahla (1927...