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Carwardine, George (1887–1947)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Carwardine was a British designer, known for the iconic design of the Anglepoise Lamp, first manufactured and released as the Anglepoise 1209 under license in 1934 by Herbert Terry Ltd and intended for industrial use. The year 1935...

Pentagram

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Internationally acclaimed graphic, product, and architectural design firm with nineteen partners working in studios in London, New York, San Francisco, Berlin, and Austin, Texas, Pentagram, formed in 1972, is predated...

Kenneth Grange

Designer Biography

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...Grange was a true product of British post-Second World War confidence in design. Practicing under the apprenticeship of several designers involved in the Festival of Britain exhibition, he would go on to embrace design for mass production...

Kenwood

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Kenwood Company was established in Woking, England, in 1947 by Kenneth Wood, a qualified electrical and mechanical engineer and his wartime colleague Roger Laurence. Initially called Woodlau Industries, Wood renamed the company Kenwood...

Grange, Kenneth (1929–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Grange was a true product of British post-Second World War confidence in design. Practicing under the apprenticeship of several designers involved in the Festival of Britain exhibition, he would go on to embrace design for mass production...

Prince Philip Designers Prize (1959–2011)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award for Elegant Design was created by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1959 as a stimulus to design when Britain was recovering from postwar austerity. Renamed the Prince Philip...

Designing to Please

Nigel Cross

Nigel Cross is Emeritus Professor of Design Studies, Open University, UK. He has vast experience as a design teacher and an international reputation as a design researcher through books such as Designerly Ways of Knowing and Analysing Design Activity, and editorship of the leading research journal, Design Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design Thinking : Understanding How Designers Think and Work

Berg, 2011

Book Chapter

...This second case study is based on interviews with another outstanding designer, the product designer Kenneth Grange. As with the previous chapter, the main purpose in making this study is to seek insight into the design thinking of someone...

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...All nation states are artificial constructions. A brief survey of the changes in the territory and dominion of Britain over the last two hundred years reveals one aspect of that construction in action. In 1801, the Act of Union with Ireland...