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Lighting Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Kelly, Richard (1910–77)

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...

The Selection, Creation, and Perception of Interior Spaces: An Environmental Psychology Approach

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...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...

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...

Carwardine, George (1887–1947)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Carwardine was a British designer, known for the iconic design of the Anglepoise Lamp, first manufactured and released as the Anglepoise 1209 under license in 1934 by Herbert Terry Ltd and intended for industrial use. The year 1935...

Dell, Christian (1893–1974)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...An important German metalsmith, Dell apprenticed with the Schleissner & Söhne factory in Hanau between 1907 and 1912 as a silversmith, while also studying at the Königlich Preußischen Zeichenakademie. In 1913, Dell worked as a silversmith...

Coates, Nigel (1949–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Trained as an architect, Coates is also a highly regarded and successful British designer and theorist. He trained under James Stirling at the Architectural Association, forming part of the radical Unit 10 study group. His earliest work...

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Alyn Griffiths

Alyn Griffiths is a design writer and editor who has written for Dezeen, Architonic, Port and WGSN. He is based in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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21st Century Lighting Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...Omer Arbel’s glass pendant shades demonstrate how classic materials and handcrafted processes can still be used to create spectacular lighting products.Light brings the best out of materials; enlivening the nuances of textural surfaces...