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Regency

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Regency initially came into use as a period designation for the nine years (1811–20) during which the Prince of Wales served as Prince Regent while his father, King George III, was unwell. After George III’s death in 1820, the Regent...

Modernity and Modernism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Modernity can be described as the era that started with the end of the plague epidemic (1348), reached its peak with the Industrial Revolution and the establishment of its principles and values in the Western and undeveloped world through...

Asplund, Gunnar (1885–1940)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A Swedish architect, Asplund began his career at the Stockholm Academy of Art, and soon acted as the catalyst for a change in design practice from the Nordic Classicism of the 1920s to the modernist style that was promoted at the Stockholm...

Arkady (Poland) (1935–9)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Arkady was a distinguished monthly magazine published between 1935 and 1939 in Warsaw. The magazine covered applied art, interior design, architecture, product design, and visual arts. Its ambition was to boost recognition of current...

Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence (1905–76)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. 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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...British interior and furniture designer who was born in London, Robsjohn-Gibbings studied architecture at the University of Liverpool and at London University. His career in interior design developed after joining Charles of London...

Saarinen, Eliel (1873–1950)

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. 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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...Finnish architect and designer, born in Rantasalmi, Saarinen was a graduate of the Architecture Department of Helsinki Polytechnical Institute (1893–7). His practice was shaped by the Arts and Crafts ideal of the total work of art....

Italy, Germany, the Soviet Union, and Portugal 1922–1940

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments; The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design; Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 2 : World War I to World War II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction No single model characterizes the way design was managed in the European dictatorial regimes from the 1920s to World War II. Benito Mussolini became Italy’s Prime Minister in 1922...

Formal language: the academic disciplines of art and design

Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke has a distinguished academic career and is currently the art and design correspondent for the Times (UK) Educational Supplement. He has written numerous articles on major exhibitions and current developments in the visual arts and is a member of The International Association of Art Critics (AICA). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Verbalising the Visual : Translating art and design into words

An AVA Book, 2007

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...Judged a masterpiece by architectural historians and critics, the Pantheon is a key work in the classical canon, the pedimented and colonnaded portico leading into a cylindrical domed hall. Like comparable works of sculpture and painting...

France 1918–1939

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments; The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design; Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 2 : World War I to World War II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction With the end of World War I. France, as one of the three Great Powers, sought to exact huge reparations payments from Germany to recoup some of her material losses and make it impossible for Germany to practice...

Ornament and Decoration

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In the lobby of the Brooklyn Museum hangs a giant equestrian portrait in an elaborate gilt frame. Kehinde Wiley’s Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps (2005; Fig. 86) riffs on a celebrated painting by Jacques-Louis David that two...