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Royal Society of Arts (RSA) (1754–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded in 1754 by drawing master William Shipley, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts and Commerce, subsequently known as the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), is a learned Society, established for the “encouragement of arts...

Taylor, Frederick Winslow (1856–1915)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...F.W. Taylor was an American mechanical engineer who designed the Scientific Management system. The system was named Taylorism. Although accepted for Harvard, he did not attend and later achieved his degree through a correspondence course...

Viénot, Jacques (1893–1959)

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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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...An important figure in French industrial design, Jacques Viénot began his career in 1929 with the Parisian decoration company Décoration Intérieure Moderne (DIM). In 1933, he joined the Parisian Printemps department store as a manager...

Dietel, (Karl) Clauss (1934–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...German industrial designer and educator, Dietel was one of the most prominent and prolific designers in the German Democratic Republic (GDR). Prior to studying industrial design in Berlin-Weißensee (1956–61), he had trained as a machine...

Citterio, Antonio (1950–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Italian furniture designer and industrial designer born in Medan and based in Milan, Citterio was educated at the Polytechnic University of Milan, opening his own studio in 1972, focusing chiefly upon industrial design. In 1999, he entered...

Agence Pour la Promotion de la Création Industrielle (APCI) (1983–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Agence Pour la Promotion de la Création Industrielle (APCI) (Agency for the Promotion of Industrial Creation) is an association created in 1983, using a controversial translation in French for “industrial design” conceived at this time...

Coalbrookdale

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Coalbrookdale is a village in Shropshire, England, that played host to significant developments in the process of smelting iron during the first part of the eighteenth century. The village was initially associated with Abraham Darby...

Economics from the standpoint of design

John Heskett

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John Heskett (1937–2014) was a prolific and pioneering design academic. He worked as chair and professor of design at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, spent fifteen years as professor of design at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, and was also a visiting professor at universities in Denmark, Turkey, Chile, Germany, Japan, and Finland. He authored many classic design texts, including ‘Industrial Design’ (1980), ‘German Design 1870–1918’ (1987), and ‘Philips: A Study in Corporate Design’ (1989). A large part of his research focused on business applications for design. He was especially interested in exploring how design creates economic value, and the role of this in the design policy of governments and corporations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Clive Dilnot

Clive Dilnot is professor of Design Studies at Parsons The New School for Design, New York, USA. Recent publications include Ethics? Design? (2005) and, as co-author, Design and the Question of History (Bloomsbury, 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Suzan Boztepe

Suzan Boztepe is based at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She previously worked in the department of industrial design at Middle East Technical University, Turkey. She holds a PhD in Design from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, where she also received her Master of Design in Strategic Design Planning. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design and the Creation of Value

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...To suggest that the fragmented and often ill-defined field of design can usefully augment economic theory, the most powerful and well entrenched of the social sciences, might seem overly ambitious, likely to have as much effect...

Fordism

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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...An early twentieth-century manufacturing philosophy that intended to achieve higher productivity by combining a mass production system based on the nineteenth-century American system that used interchangeable, standardized components...

Colani, Luigi (Lutz) (1928–)

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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Colani is a German-born transport and industrial designer. After studying at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Colani studied aerodynamics at the Sorbonne. This was followed in 1953 by a period in the United States as head of new materials...