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Wegner, Hans Jørgensen (1914–2007)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Hans Jørgensen Wegner was a Danish furniture designer and cabinetmaker, world renowned for his chair designs. Wegner graduated from the School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen in 1938 and later worked in the studios of Arne Jacobsen, Erik...

Hansen, Fritz (1872–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Fritz Hansen is a furniture producer established in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1872 by the master carpenter Fritz Hansen, owned and run by the Hansen family until it was sold to Scandinavian Holding in 1979. In the 1920s and 1930s, the company...

Die Neue Sammlung, Munich (1925–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Established in 1925, Die Neue Sammlung is an important museum of industrial design, the applied arts, and graphic design, with significant collections of twentieth and twenty-first centuries’ design-related materials. This collection...

Verner Panton

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...Panton was a Danish designer working with furniture, lighting, textiles, interior, and total design. Educated as a construction engineer, as well as at the School of Architecture at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Panton set his own...

Jacobsen, Arne (1902–71)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Danish industrial designer and architect, Jacobsen graduated from the School of Architecture at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1927 and was one of the few Danes who practiced both as an architect and as an industrial designer and can...

Trapholt Museum of Modern Art, Applied Art, Design and Furniture Design (1988–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Trapholt Museum holds a collection of Danish art, crafts, and design and is beautifully situated at Kolding fjord. The Museum opened in 1988 in a building designed by the architects Boje Lundgaard (1943–2004) and Bente Aude (1947...

Danish Modern

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Danish Modern is the name of a design movement of the post-Second World War period created by Danish craftsmen, architects, and designers, among them Finn Juhl, Hans Wegner, Børge Mogensen, and Arne Jacobsen. By 1900, Sweden, Denmark...

Analysis: product design and art

Dean Bruton

Dean Bruton is an artist and academic who has taught digital art and design at several universities in Australia. He is author of Recollections: The Contemporary Art Society of South Australia 1943-86 Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Antony Radford

Antony Radford has taught and researched digital, architectural and urban design at several Australian universities. He is co-author of CADD Made Easy, Knowledge-Based Design Systems, Understanding Sustainable Architecture, and Design by Optimization in Architecture, Building and Construction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Digital design : A critical introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...In this chapter we turn our attention to analysing how, given a body of existing creative work, we can make a credible explanation of the vocabularies and rules that might underlie that work. How do rules and contingency interplay...

Hegelian Reading: Designing Community in the SAS Royal Hotel

Mark Mussari

Mark Mussari is an independent scholar, freelance writer, translator and consultant, based in Arizona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Danish Modern : Between Art and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Aage Strüwing’s black and white photograph captures an attractive blonde woman – her hair pulled up à la Inger Stevens in The Farmer’s Daughter – standing in a tailored suit, holding a drink in an elegantly curved glass, and smoking...

Contemporary Style

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The 1951 Festival of Britain, which was held halfway between the two New York World’s Fairs of 1939 and 1964, constituted a cultural barometer of modern design at mid-century that came to be known as Contemporary Style (also Mid-Century...