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Benz, Karl (1844–1927) and Bertha (1847–1944)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...German automobile inventors and manufacturers of the first commercial motor vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine, and founders of Benz & Company Rheinische Gasmotoren-Fabrik, commonly known as Benz & Cie, later part...

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...

Vionnet, Madeleine (1876–1975)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Madeleine Vionnet was a French fashion designer. Born in Chilleurs-aux-Bois, Vionnet worked and lived in Paris for most of her adult life. After a short time in England as an apprentice for the Royal millinery supplier Kate Reilly, she...

Viktor and Rolf (Viktor Horsting [1969–]; Rolf Snoeren [1969–])

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Viktor and Rolf are Dutch fashion designers. The duo, who met while studying at the Arnhem Academy of Art and Design, design clothes that playfully question the very nature of fashion and Parisian couture. Relocating to Paris in 1993...

Berlin Secession

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Tensions between conservative and progressive artists led to the founding of a new artists’ group in Berlin in the late nineteenth century. The separation movement in Berlin began at the same time as the Munich Secession (1892). Walter...

BIB Design Consultants

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

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...BIB is a leading British product design consultancy, established by Nick Butler (1942–2012) in London in 1972. BIB is a classic example of a comprehensive design consultancy, as they work with a wide range of design-related issues including...

Design, Design History, Swedish Design History

Lasse Brunnström

Lasse Brunnström is Emeritus Professor of Design History at HDK - School of Design and Crafts, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He contributed a chapter on the Princess telephone to 'Iconic Designs: 50 Stories About 50 Things' (Bloomsbury, 2014) and has published books on subjects including telephone design and industrial design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Swedish Design : A History

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Design is a concept-based activity practised in close collaboration with other professions, usually resulting in a product or service. Ideas are normally visualized in the form of sketches, drawings and models, but can in principle...

Enlightenment

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Enlightenment was one of the most significant epochs of Western intellectual history and it continues to provide the essential philosophical foundations for much contemporary thought on society, science, religion, nature, and politics...

Tenniel, Sir John

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...www.CartoonStock.com An English illustrator who drew over 2000 caricatures and cartoons for Punch but is renowned for his distinctive illustrations engraved on blocks of wood for Lewis Carroll’s best-selling...

Miedinger, Max

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous 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 freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Swiss typeface designer (1910–1980) who created Helvetica in 1957, one of the most popular and widely used fonts. Helvetica, originally called Neue Haas Grotesk, is a sans serif modernist typeface suitable for use in a wide variety...