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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...

Maurer, Ingo (1932–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Maurer is a German lighting designer and producer, based in Munich. In 1966, after initially training and working briefly as a graphic designer, Maurer set up the company Design M, now Ingo Maurer, to develop, manufacture, and distribute...

Arteluce

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Arteluce is an Italian lighting firm established in 1939 by designer-entrepreneur Gino Sarfatti with other Milanese partners. From the 1950s to the early 1970s, Sarfatti himself designed over 600 lamps, reinventing lighting typologies...
...We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us.—Winston Churchill (1943) Winston Churchill’s well-known wartime remark succinctly captures the fact that the connection between people and the places in which they dwell...

Kelly, Richard (1910–77)

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 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Kelly trained as an architect, but is best known for his work as a lighting designer. He worked with many illustrious architects at the height of modernism including Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, and Eero Saarinen. His...

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...

Munari, Bruno (1907–98)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Munari was a designer and artist, born in Milan, Italy. His interest in materials and technological processes guided his design production. His design approach invites users’ interaction, participation, and first-person exploration...

Castiglioni Brothers: Achille (1918–2002), Livio (1911–79), Pier Giacomo (1913–68)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Architects and product designers Achille, Livio, and Pier Giacomo were born and worked in Milan. Their designs are often ingenious adaptations of everyday and found objects. After graduating from Milan Polytechnic, the three brothers...

Street Furniture

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Although it is reasonable to argue that street furniture is as old as the concept of a street, what is generally termed street furniture is largely a product of industrialization and, in particular, local and national government interests...

Poul Henningsen

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...Danish industrial designer, writer, film director, architect, editor of Kritisk Revy (Critical Revue), and social critic, Henningsen was trained as a bricklayer and, as many other Danish architects, had a background in crafts rather than...