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Regency

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

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

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Asplund, Gunnar (1885–1940)

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

...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...

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

Encyclopedia Article

...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

Book Chapter

...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...

Novecento

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Novecento was an artistic movement that arose in Italy during the 1920s and 1930s. The term Novecento principally refers to the movement founded in Milan in 1922 by a group of painters including Mario Sironi, and supported by journalist...

Scandinavia 1917–1945

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

Encyclopedia Article

...Introduction Sweden, Denmark, and Norway declared neutrality when World War I broke out, while Finland, then a part of Russia, gained its independence at the time of the Russian Revolution in 1917. Because of the war...

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

Encyclopedia Article

...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...