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Constructivism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Constructivism was a movement that emerged in 1914 in Russia and gained momentum during the early years after the 1917 October Revolution, spreading to Europe and affecting architecture, industrial design, theatre design, typography...

Tatlin, Vladimir (1885–1953)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Russian architect and painter Tatlin became associated with the Futurists and is regarded as a significant precursor of the Constructivist movement. His work sought to find purpose for art as an abstract form that expressed...

Constructivism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Book, 2010

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Constructivism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Book, 2006

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Dexel, Walter (1890–1973)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Dexel was a German Constructivist painter, typographer, graphic designer, and writer who studied art history in Munich from 1910 to 1914 and gained a doctorate in art history under Professor Botho Gräf in 1916. His early work was influenced...

Deleuze, Gilles (1925–95)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Gilles Deleuze was a French postmodern philosopher who played a hugely important role in reorientating philosophy, and social science more generally, away from transcendentalism and the a priori model of thought, toward an immanent field...

Gehry, Frank (1929–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Gehry is a Canadian-born architect and industrial designer, who employs innovative structural techniques to create unusual and often seemingly gravity defying forms. In 1949, he moved to Los Angeles to study at the University of Southern...

De Patta, Margaret (1903–64)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...American designer of jewelry and flatware, De Patta was born in California and initially trained as a painter, but developed an interest in jewelry while studying under László Moholy-Nagy at the New Bauhaus in Chicago. She explored...

Veshch-Objet-Gegenstand, Berlin (1922–3)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The trilingual magazine Veshch-Objet-Gegenstand (Object) resulted from a collaboration between the Russian artist El Lissitzky and the writer Ilya Ehrenburg from 1922 to 1923 in Berlin. The name of the short-lived publication (only three...

Senezh Studio (Central Educational and Experimental Studio of the Soviet Union of Artists) (1964–91)

Clive Edwards

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Clive Edwards

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Harriet Atkinson

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Harriet Atkinson is a historian and Research Fellow based at the Royal College of Art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dipti Bhagat

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Sarah Kettley

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Sorcha O’Brien

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Sorcha O'Brien teaches Design History and Theory to Product and Furniture Design students in Kingston University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Raizman

David Raizman

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Anne-Marie Willis

Anne-Marie Willis is a design writer, editor and educator. She is currently professor of Design Theory at the German University in Cairo, Egypt. 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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...Founded by industrial designer Evgeny Rozenblium and philosopher Karl Kantor (subeditor of the journal Dekorativnoe iskusstvo SSSR), the Senezh Studio provided an alternative to Soviet “technical aesthetics,” the main school of thought...