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Adhocism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Adhocism is a way of engaging with the surroundings and the objects we find on an “ad hoc” basis. This entails responding to a specific need or demand by employing the materials to hand in a creative way, in contrast to a formal planning...

Arad, Ron (1951–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Israeli-born industrial and furniture designer and architect, Arad studied at the Bezalel Academy of Arts Jerusalem in 1971 before moving to London in 1973 to train at the Architectural Association (AA) under renowned architects Peter Cook...

Conran, Sir Terence (1931–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Highly influential British designer and design retailer, born in Kingston upon Thames, London, Conran is renowned for his impact on the British awareness of design through his various retail projects. In 1947, he enrolled at the Central...

Dixon, Tom (1959–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Furniture and industrial designer, born in Tunisia to a French mother and English father, Dixon lives and works in the UK. Having studied at Kingston Polytechnic, Dixon formed part of a London-focused 1980s avant-garde in furniture design...

Cappellini

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...An Italian furniture company founded in Carugo (Como) in 1946. In 1974, Giulio Cappellini took over his family business. Trained as an architect, he designed, along with Rodolfo Dordoni, the company’s early contemporary products. During...

Tom Dixon

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...Furniture and industrial designer, born in Tunisia to a French mother and English father, Dixon lives and works in the UK. Having studied at Kingston Polytechnic, Dixon formed part of a London-focused 1980s avant-garde in furniture design...

Postmodernism and Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Postmodernism is an international movement that spread across art, design, the decorative arts, and architecture in the late twentieth century. Encompassing a wide set of styles and theoretical concepts, Postmodernism can be broadly...

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...All nation states are artificial constructions. A brief survey of the changes in the territory and dominion of Britain over the last two hundred years reveals one aspect of that construction in action. In 1801, the Act of Union with Ireland...