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Artemide

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Artemide is an Italian design company, established as a result of an encounter between Ernesto Gismondi (engineer) and Sergio Mazza (architect) in 1959. Initially Artemide produced lamps designed by Mazza himself, as well...

Magistretti, Vico (1920–2006)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Architect and industrial designer born in Milan, Italy, Magistretti’s work is among the most paradigmatic of the post-Second World War wave of Italian design, a phenomenon that took shape in Milan and the Brianza region thanks to a tight...

Vico Magistretti

Designer Biography

...Architect and industrial designer born in Milan, Italy, Magistretti’s work is among the most paradigmatic of the post-Second World War wave of Italian design, a phenomenon that took shape in Milan and the Brianza region thanks to a tight...

RIMA (Riunione Italiana per le Mostre di Arredamento) (1946)

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1946 the Milan Triennale organized the exhibition RIMA (Riunione Italiana per le Mostre di Arredamento), a popular furnishings exhibition held in Milan’s Palazzo dell’Arte that traditionally held the Milan Triennale. Here...

La Triennale di Milano (1933–)

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

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...The Triennale is a significant Italian exhibition of contemporary design originating in the Biennale of the Decorative and Applied Arts held in Monza in 1923. In 1930, the Triennale displayed works from the Berlin Werkbund and the Dessau...

Urquiola, Patricia (1961–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A product designer and architect, Urquiola was born in Oviedo, Spain, and lives and works in Milan, Italy. She graduated in Architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1989 and worked until 1992 as assistant lecturer...

Cassina

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Cassina is an Italian furniture company founded in 1927 in Meda, in the Brianza area, by brothers Cesare and Umberto Cassina. In the years following the Second World War, Cassina transformed its artisanal manufacturing to industrial...