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Ecclesiastical Product Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Ecclesiastical Product Design is the design of objects, such as silverware, furniture, books, and textiles, made for Christian institutions and practices. The sorts of ecclesiastical products used in Christian practices, the style...

Becoming a Practical Visionary: Bel Geddes’s Youth and Early Career

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

eBook

...During the period of Bel Geddes’s youth and young adulthood, America developed from a producer to a consumer culture, according to historian T. J. Jackson Lears, “from a Protestant ethos of salvation through self-denial to a therapeutic...

Kitsch, Enchantment and Power

Love Objects : Emotion, Design and Material Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

eBook

...Introduction In August 1920 in Templemore, a town in County Tipperary in Ireland, a group of Catholic devotional images – small, mass-produced statues of the sort common...

Cox & Son

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

Encyclopedia Article

...Cox & Son was founded in London in 1838 by Thomas Cox and became one of the most important church furnishing companies of the period. Through their shop and factory, they offered a comprehensive church furnishing service, particularly...

Three Thousand Years of Designing Business and Organizations

Designing: Business and Management

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

eBook

...Designing businesses is, in essence, designing human organizations to produce the systems, services, and products. The idea that design firms such as IDEO, Nielsen Norman, and the Policy Lab are addressing these problems from a design...