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Interior Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Interior design is the design of interior environments emphasizing the functional and aesthetic organization of spaces using objects, materials, and accessories chosen for intimate human use. Interior design focuses on the specific...

Guixé, Martí (1964–)

Sorcha O’Brien

Sorcha O’Brien teaches Design History and Theory to Product and Furniture Design students in Kingston University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Spanish interior designer and self-declared “ex-designer,” Guixé graduated from Elisava in 1985 in interior design and received a Masters from Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan in 1986. Guixé’s work attempts to both solve design...

Lighting Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Lighting design is the design of lighting systems for different applications in exterior and interior environments. An appropriately lit environment serves a person’s ability to see well and to be able to do the tasks that they need...

Garrett, Rhoda (1841–82) and Agnes (1845–1935)

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 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...British architects and interior designers, active 1870–1880, Rhoda and her cousin Agnes were the first English women to train in an architect’s office and to work professionally as house decorators. Their work, which promoted the Queen Anne...

Colefax, Lady Sibyl (1874–1950)

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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...British society hostess and decorator born in Wimbledon, Sibyl Halsey married barrister Arthur Colefax in 1901 and became a well-known figure in the 1920s, hosting a salon at their home in Chelsea, which was frequented by leading literary...

Hadley, Albert (1920–2012)

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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...American interior designer Hadley was born in Springfield, Tennessee, and soon after moved to Nashville. While attending high school, he worked at Bradfords furniture store and developed an interest in interior design. He began taking...

Bonytt (1941–)

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. 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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...Bonytt (Design for Living) is a Norwegian design magazine established in 1941 by interior architect Arne Remlov and furnishings retailer Per Tannum, with Remlov serving as editor-in-chief for three decades. From the start it developed close...

Laplace, Luis (1969–)

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 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Argentinean architect and interior designer who was born and trained in Buenos Aires, Laplace graduated from the Universidad de Belgrano in Architecture and Urbanism in 1995. After a short period working in Buenos Aires, Laplace moved...

Office Interiors

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Office interiors are work environments that are created to support the work of their occupants for optimal productivity. Also referred to as work environments or corporate interiors, office interiors are designed to suit various types...

Draper, Dorothy Tuckerman (1889–1969)

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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...American interior decorator, Draper grew up in the wealthy community of Tuxedo Park, New York, and had no formal design training. Her first business, the Architectural Clearing House (1925), matched clients with suitable architects...