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Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam (1849–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) opened in 1849 with the collection of Frans Jacob Otto Boijmans. In 1958, Daniël George van Beuningen’s collection was incorporated, giving the Museum its current name...

Nordiska Museet, Skansen Open-Air Museum, Stockholm (1873–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Sweden’s largest cultural historical museum houses a collection of 1.5 million objects, photographs, books, documents, films, and gene banks about life and work in Sweden from the 1520s to the present, as well as research archives...

Cooper–Hewitt National Design Museum, New York (1897–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Cooper–Hewitt National Design Museum was originally founded in 1897 and located in the Andrew Carnegie Mansion on “Museum Mile” in New York City at 91st Street and Fifth Avenue, the first structural steel private residence ever built...

Musée Des Arts Décoratifs, Paris (Museum of Decorative Arts, Paris) (1905–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Museum of Decorative Arts) in Paris started with the small collection of objects gathered by the Union Centrale des Beaux-Arts Appliqués à l’Industrie (Central Union of Fine Arts Applied to the Industry...

Museo Mexicano del Diseño (MUMEDI) (Mexican Museum of Design), Mexico City (2002–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Museo Mexicano del Diseño (MUMEDI) (Mexican Museum of Design) is the brainchild of designer Alvaro Rego García de Alba who set up the MUMEDI Foundation in 2002 to open Mexico’s first design museum, in his words. MUMEDI’s institutional...

Museum für Angewandte Kunst (MAK) (Museum of Applied Arts), Vienna (1863–)

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 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Museum für Angewandte Kunst (MAK) (Museum of Applied Arts) was founded in 1863 as the k.k. Österreichischen Museum für Kunst und Industrie (Imperial and Royal Austrian Museum of Art and Industry). Like a number of other museums founded...

Modern Design Museum, Seoul (2008–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Modern Design Museum is one of the first design museums in Korea. Since opening in March 2008, the Museum has exhibited historical records dedicated to Korea’s design development, featuring more than 15,000 items. The collection...

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1874–)

Javier Gimeno-Martínez

Javier Gimeno-Martínez is an assistant professor at the VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands. His work has been published in various journals including ‘Interiors’ and ‘Design and Culture’, and he has contributed chapters to several edited volumes. 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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...The Stedelijk Museum was founded in 1874 and housed temporarily in the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum. The Museum’s own building opened its doors in 1895. Among other collections, it exhibited period rooms from demolished canal houses, which were...

Powerhouse Museum (1988–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Powerhouse Museum, located in Darling Harbour, Sydney, was opened in 1988 in the shell of an old power station as the flagship of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. It has a collection of 385,000 objects covering history, science,...

Gallery of Australian Design (2009–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Gallery of Australian Design was launched in 2009 with support from the University of Canberra, the Australian Institute of Architects, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, and the National Museum of Australia. Since...