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Rocha, John (1953–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Hong Kong-born fashion designer of Portuguese and Chinese descent, Rocha was a psychiatric nurse before studying fashion at Croydon College of Design and Technology, London. His graduate show featured Irish fabrics and in 1977 he moved...

Nature, Society, Tradition, and Historical Background (with a Design Focus) of Hong Kong

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Article

...This article gives a brief account of the development of a general history of Hong Kong, with a focus on design. The story begins with a short narration of Hong Kong’s local history before the territory became a colony of the British Empire...

Hong Kong Manhua 1945–2000

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Article

...The term “manhua” (Chinese comics) is not equivalent to “lianhuantu” (comic strip). Lianhuantu, in the format of comic strip, consists of a series of pictures. According to Cihai, the biggest Chinese encyclopedia and dictionary, lianhuantu,...

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Haruhiko Fujita

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Haruhiko Fujita is Professor of Aesthetics and Design History at Kobe Design University, and Professor Emeritus of Aesthetics at Osaka University, Japan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christine Guth

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Christine Guth led the Asian design history strand in the V&A / RCA History of Design Programme from 2007 until 2016. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jae-Joon Han

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Chae Lee

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Wendy Siuyi Wong

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Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The Encyclopedia of East Asian Design is the first English-language encyclopedia dedicated to the study of Asian design in all its rich diversity. It provides a reference work for professionals, scholars, students, and general readers who...

The Development of Craft and Product Design in Hong Kong between 1945 and 2010

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The history of craft and product design in Hong Kong’s early colonial period was first reviewed in an exhibition entitled Made in Hong Kong: A History of Export Design in Hong Kong, 1900–1960, held at the Hong Kong Museum of History...

Globalizing Corporate Identity in Hong Kong: Rebranding Two Banks

D. J. Huppatz

D.J. Huppatz is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Design at Swinburne University, Australia. He has also taught at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. He has published widely in edited books and journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 4 : Development, Globalization, Sustainability

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...By creating a uniform identity for the intangible processes and complex operations of a multinational corporation, designers play a crucial role in globalization. This article contrasts the rebranding of two multinational banks’ corporate...

Design Education, Curation, and Infrastructure in Hong Kong

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Article

...This article briefly reviews the history of design education in Hong Kong, and its focus is on tertiary and postsecondary school levels from the 1950s. From the review, it is clear that the achievements of today’s design education in Hong...

Lee, Chi-Wing 李志榮 (1966–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Hong Kong-based industrial designer, Lee graduated from the School of Design of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1989 and received his master’s degree from the École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle in Paris in 1992. After...

Contemporary Architecture and Interior Design in Hong Kong

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Hong Kong, an outpost in the South China Sea, was officially ceded to Britain in 1842. In a hundred years, from the beginning of colonial settlement to 1941, the city formed its skeleton along the north bank of Hong Kong Island and tip...

Contemporary Design Organizations and Societies in Hong Kong

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The design industry in Hong Kong encompasses a broad range of disciplines: product design, graphics design, interior/spatial design, fashion, and new media, and Hong Kong’s design practitioners are organized into a number of professional...