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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...

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...

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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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...De Bijenkorf (Dutch for The Beehive) is a chain of department stores in Amsterdam known for its luxury design products. Simon Philip Goudsmit founded the company in 1870 as a small haberdashery shop. Early successes enabled the company...

Featherston, Grant (1922–95) and Mary (1943–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Grant Featherston, born Geelong, Victoria, was an industrial designer and founding member of the Australian Society of Designers for Industry in 1948. Mary Featherston (née Currey) came to Australia in 1953 and trained as an interior...

Rodrigues, Sergio (1927–2014)

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Brazilian architect and furniture designer considered a pioneer of modern furniture design in Brazil, also known for working with traditional tropical woods, Rodrigues was born into a family of prominent Brazilian artists and intellectuals...

Bürolandschaft

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Bürolandschaft is a concept for the organization of offices developed in Germany. At the end of the 1950s, the Quickborner Team, a private consulting company, founded by the brothers Eberhard (1921–97) and Wolfgang Schnelle (1930–2005...

Adnet, Jacques (1900–1984)

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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...Jacques Adnet was a French furniture designer who was particularly known for his luxury avant-garde Art Deco designs that often used exotic woods in conjunction with glass, leather, metal, and mirrors. After graduating as an architect from...