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Wally Olins

Designer Biography

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...Olins was a brand consultant who was born in London and studied history at Oxford University before launching himself into the advertising industry at the agency S. H. Benson (now part of the Ogilvy advertising agency). Olins was quickly...

Appadurai, Arjun (1949–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Arjun Appadurai, an Indian sociocultural anthropologist, regarded as a leading figure in globalization studies, was born in 1949 in Mumbai, India. In the late 1960s, he went to the United States to pursue a BA in History at Brandeis...

Nadkarni, Sudhakar (1936–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Sudhakar Nadkarni is a designer and design educator from India. He studied Commercial Art at J. J. School of Art at Bombay (Mumbai) where he spent his formative years as a practicing commercial artist. In the sixties, he got an opportunity...

National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, India (1961–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Established in 1961 as the first institution to impart modern design education in India, the National Institute of Design (NID) marked a break from the traditional fine arts and craft education offered by colonial art schools established...

Industrial Design Centre (1969–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Introduction Established in 1969, the IDC School of Design (previously known as the Industrial Design Centre) at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, was the first design school in any technical education environment in India. It has...

Athavankar, Uday (1945–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Uday Athavankar is currently an adjunct professor at the IDC School of Design at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. After graduating in 1966 from Sir Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy College of Architecture, Mumbai, he spent four years working...

Indian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Design in India exists in multiple time zones with many regional variations. Rightly referred to as a subcontinent, India is approximately the size of Europe with as much diversity. This makes it challenging to provide...

Kalaa

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Introduction Kalaa is a word from the Indian art tradition which is often used as a parallel or as a translation of the word “art.” However, the synonym is just superficial. Indology scholars argue that the translation of the Sanskrit word...

Colonies and Pre-industrial Nations in Asia and Africa 1750–1900

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin was Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He was a founding editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments; The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design; Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism; and Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Victor was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Cumulus and the Design Research Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 1 : Prehistoric Times to World War I

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Introduction During the 19th century, the Western powers secured their economic dominion over the rest of the world through continued developments in manufacturing, transportation, and trade. Among the European nations, Britain...

New Approaches to Design and Management in India

The Handbook of Design Management

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...India, with its rapidly changing economy, is at an interesting juncture. It is a diverse country, economically, socially and politically, with a large population. There is a lot left to be done for the country in terms of economic...