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Libbey Glass

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Libbey is a glass manufacturer originally established in 1818 as the New England Glass Company in East Cambridge, Massachusetts. William L. Libbey took over the glassworks in 1878 and renamed it. In 1880, Edward D. Libbey became partner...

Stevens and Williams (latterly Royal Brierley)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Stevens and Williams Ltd. is a British glass manufacturer based at Brierley Hill in Stourbridge renowned for the quality of their cut and colored glassware during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as well...

Villeroy & Boch

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Villeroy & Boch is a German ceramic and glass manufactory first established as simply Boch in 1748 at Audun-le-Tiche in Lorraine by François Boch. In 1766, Boch’s sons opened the Luxembourg branch of the factory, where it began to produce...

Tiffany, Louis Comfort (1848–1933)

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...American designer and artist, Tiffany was the son of the founder of the eponymous New York jewelry firm. He studied painting in Europe and the United States, and by 1877 was able to found the Society of American Artists with John La Farge...

Lane, Danny (1955–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...American glass designer and artist, born in Urbana, Illinois, Lane moved to London in 1975 to study painting at the Byam Shaw School of Art and then the Central School. He is best known for his furniture and sculptural work in sheet glass...

Corning Glass

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Corning is an American glassmaking company established in 1851 in Somerville, Massachusetts, and relocated to Corning, New York, in 1868. Originally specializing in glass used for scientific and industrial uses, it later became well known...

Steuben

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Steuben Glass was founded in Corning, New York, in 1903 by expatriate English glassmaster Frederick Carder and local businessman Thomas Hawkes. The business was named after the county in New York where Corning is located. The company...

Waterford

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...George and William Penrose established Waterford as a center of glass production in Waterford, Ireland, in 1783. The Waterford Glass House produced cut, engraved, and molded glass vessels and chandeliers of the highest quality...

Churba, Alberto (1932–)

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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...Argentinean furniture, textile, and glass designer who is also a fine artist. Churba is credited with contributing to the dissemination of modern design (particularly Scandinavian) in his native country. A talented dancer and musician, he...

Jiřičná, Eva (1939–)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. 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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...Czech interior designer and architect, working in London, Jiřičná trained in architecture at the Technical University of Prague, graduating in 1962. After completing a postgraduate degree at evening school, she went on to work at the Czech...