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Peter Behrens

Designer Biography

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...One of the founding members of the Deutscher Werkbund, German architect and designer Behrens is considered to be the first industrial designer, who worked as the artistic advisor for German electrical manufacturer Allgemeine...

Henry Van de Velde

Designer Biography

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...Belgian designer born in Antwerp, who worked mainly in Belgium and Germany, Van de Velde studied painting at the Antwerp Royal Academy of Arts (1881–4) and later in Paris (1884–5). In 1892, he gave up painting for architecture and design...

Walter Gropius

Designer Biography

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...One of twentieth century’s most influential architects and design educators, Gropius studied architecture in Munich from 1903 and moved to Berlin in 1905, working in the office of the architect and designer Peter Behrens from 1908. In 1910,...

Ise Gropius: “Everyone Here Calls me Frau Bauhaus”

Bauhaus Bodies : Gender, Sexuality, and Body Culture in Modernism’s Legendary Art School

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...It wouldn’t be misguided if someone decided to write something on the role of the Meisterfrauen, those wives of the Bauhaus masters, who had no official status and yet crucially participated in the history and reception of the Bauhaus...

Werkbund Exhibition, Cologne (1914)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The Werkbund Association confirmed its early twentieth-century leadership in architecture and design through this important exhibition of modernist buildings held during the summer of 1914 at the Rheinpark in Cologne. Aspiring Cologne...

Type-Forms

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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...This term is not related to typography but rather reflects the Modernist tendency for designs that are concerned with ideas of universality, anonymity, and simple geometric shapes. The concept of type-forms was initially based on various...

Wagenfeld, Wilhelm (1900–1990)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Wilhelm Wagenfeld was a German industrial designer, writer, and educator of the Modern Movement. Wagenfeld was one of the most influential designers of the twentieth century, due to the broad scope and effectiveness of his professional...

Race, Ernest (1913–64)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Ernest Race was a British furniture designer and manufacturer born in Newcastle. In 1932, he moved to London to study interior design at the Bartlett School of Architecture. Following his graduation, he worked as a draughtsman...

Bauhaus-Archiv/Museum Für Gestaltung (Bauhaus Archive and Museum), Berlin (1960–) and Bauhaus Dessau Archiv (1976–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Bauhaus-Archiv/Museum Für Gestaltung (Bauhaus Archive and Museum) in Berlin is dedicated to researching and presenting the history and legacy of the Bauhaus design school (1919–33) in Germany, one of the most influential schools...

The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus

Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 1 : Design Reform, Modernism, and Modernization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Translation of Idee und Aufbau des Staatlichen Bauhauses Weimar. The dominant spirit of our epoch is already recognizable although its form is not yet clearly defined. The old dualistic world-concept which envisaged the ego...