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Simmel, Georg (1858–1918)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Introduction Georg Simmel (1858–1918) was a German sociologist and philosopher. He was born in Berlin and attended Berlin University, studying history and philosophy. He became Privatdozent (a lecturer dependent upon student fees...

Fashion Illustration

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

eBook

...This Flaunt magazine cover illustration was designed by Mario Hugo using graphite and china ink on acetone stained paper.Drawings commissioned by designers required to visually communicate styles of apparel, accessories, cosmetics...

Eyewear Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The fact that you bought your eyeglasses at an optometrist situated at the local mall, rather than at a hospital is important. In our contemporary reality, we distance our eyesight impairment from other physical disabilities...

Courrèges, André (1923–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...In 1964, five years before man walked on the moon, Courrèges showed a collection that was to define the age. His 1964 white Space Age collection, with sharply sculpted skirts 3 inches above the knee, round helmet headgear, mid-calf white...

De Givenchy, Count Hubert Taffin (1927–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...French fashion designer, Givenchy is best known for creating the simple, elegant, chic look epitomized by Audrey Hepburn. He created both her on-screen and personal wardrobes. They met when she was filming Sabrina in 1953, the year...

Noh, Nora (Myong-Ja) (1928–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Noh is a Korean fashion designer. She was born in Seoul in a wealthy family as Myong-Ja Noh. She moved to the United States in 1947, where she studied fashion design in Frank Wagon Technical College. Returning to Korea, Noh opened Nora...

Valentino (Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani) (1932–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Valentino is an Italian fashion designer. The feature length documentary Valentino: The Last Emperor (2008) showed Valentino to be one of the last couturiers working in an atelier where the hand-made was still practiced...

Lanvin, Jeanne-Marie (1867–1946)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...French fashion designer Lanvin began as apprentice to a milliner and dressmaker, opening a millinery studio in Paris. She began to create beautiful embellished dresses for her daughter, which led her to include children’s wear in her...

Baudrillard, Jean (1929–2007)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Introduction Jean Baudrillard (1929–2007) was born in Reims, France. He studied German language and literature at the Sorbonne in Paris before transferring disciplinary loyalties to teach sociology at Paris X Nanterre university...

Kawakubo, Rei 川久保 玲 (1942–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Japanese fashion designer Kawakubo joined the public relations department of Asahi Chemical Industry Co., after studying philosophy at Keio University. Kawakubo started her Comme des Garçons label in 1969 and debuted her first prêt-à-porter...