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Hilton, Matthew (1957–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Hilton is a British furniture designer who studied at Portsmouth College of Art before undertaking a furniture and product design MA at Kingston Polytechnic. Following his graduation in 1979, he initially worked as an industrial designer...

Grcic, Konstantin (1965–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...German industrial designer, born and based in Munich, but trained in Britain as a cabinetmaker and, under Jasper Morrison at the Royal College of Art (1988–90), as a furniture designer. After briefly working for Morrison, Grcic set up his...

Office Interiors

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Office interiors are work environments that are created to support the work of their occupants for optimal productivity. Also referred to as work environments or corporate interiors, office interiors are designed to suit various types...

Cadovius, Poul (1911–2011)

Patricia Lara-Betancourt

Patricia Lara-Betancourt is a researcher at the Modern Interiors Research Centre (MIRC) at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK. Her research focuses on themes of modernity, representation and identity. She is a co-editor of Performance, Fashion and the Modern Interior: from the Victorians to Today (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011). 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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...Danish furniture designer and manufacturer who had a significant influence on the Danish furniture industry and on furniture design worldwide, Cadovius was born in Copenhagen and followed an apprenticeship with his father in saddlery...

Kita, Toshiyuki 喜多俊之 (1942–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Japanese furniture, product, and environmental designer who was born and educated in Osaka, Kita designs everything from furniture to robots. From 1969 he established design offices in both Japan and Italy (as he had traveled to Italy...

Citterio, Antonio (1950–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Italian furniture designer and industrial designer born in Medan and based in Milan, Citterio was educated at the Polytechnic University of Milan, opening his own studio in 1972, focusing chiefly upon industrial design. In 1999, he entered...

Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano (Milan Furniture Fair) (1961–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Italy’s most important furniture trade fair and a key date in the international design calendar, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano (Milan International Furniture Fair) was set up in 1961 in response to concern over...

Ahrend

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Ahrend is a manufacturing company specializing in office furniture, founded in 1896 by Jacobus Ahrend with financial support from his mother. The firm pioneered the use of new materials and the study of ergonomics, resulting in an early...

Chadwick, Don (1936–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...American furniture designer born in Los Angeles, best known for his chair designs, Chadwick studied industrial design at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), going on to work for Victor Gruen Associates before establishing...

Nieuwe Zakelijkheid (New Objectivity) (1959–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Nieuwe Zakelijkheid (New Objectivity) is the Dutch translation of the German Neue Sachlichkeit, the anti-expressionist movement in painting, literature, architecture, and product design that gained momentum during the late 1920s. Nieuwe...