Bloomsbury Design Library - Search Results
Loading

Results

  • Coates, Wells Close
Sort By:  1-7 of 7 (1 page)
Results per page:
         

Coates, Wells (1895–1958)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Architect and designer, born in Japan to Canadian parents, Coates later moved to London where he played a critical role in the promotion and application of Modernist design and architecture in Britain. He won a range of high-profile...

Ekco (1922–73)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Founded by E. K. Cole in 1926, Ekco was one of Britain’s largest radio manufacturers. With a factory first at Leigh-on-Sea (1927) and later in Southend-on-Sea (1930), the company adopted the newly created and less expensive Bakelite...

McGrath, Raymond (1903–77)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Architect and industrial designer, born and educated in Australia, McGrath designed a number of significant houses in the modernist idiom during the interwar period. This included remodeling the Cambridge university house Finella. This led...

Ideal Home Exhibitions (1908–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Founded in London in 1908 by Thomas Wareham Smith (1874–1938), advertising director of the British middle-market Daily Mail newspaper, the annual Ideal Home Show is the longest continuously running commercial exhibition open to the public...

Wells Coates

Designer Biography

Image
...Architect and designer, born in Japan to Canadian parents, Coates later moved to London where he played a critical role in the promotion and application of Modernist design and architecture in Britain....

Raymond McGrath

Designer Biography

Image
...Architect and industrial designer, born and educated in Australia, McGrath designed a number of significant houses in the modernist idiom during the interwar period. This included remodeling the Cambridge university house Finella. This led...

Isokon

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Jack Pritchard and Wells Coates founded Isokon in London in 1931 with a modernist design agenda. The name was derived from Isometric Unit Construction. One key project was the design and construction of the Lawn Road flats, in Hampstead...