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Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

eBook

...Intricate ornamental work that is typically produced in gold, silver or other fine wire. Pictured is the packaging for the Rolling Stones’ Bridges to Babylon CD created by Stefan Sagmeister and Hjalti Karlsson. It features an illustration...

Gorham

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Gorham is an American silver manufacturer based in Providence, Rhode Island, founded in 1831 by silversmith Jabez Gorham (1792–1869). Originally known as “The Firm,” the company operated as Gorham, Webster & Price (1837), J. Gorham & Son...

Brandt, Edgar (1880–1960)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Edgar Brandt was a French artist blacksmith based in Nancy, who successfully introduced new manufacturing techniques to the creative process of wrought iron production. He was born in Paris and was educated at the Ecole Nationale...

Birmingham

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Birmingham is a city in the English midlands that played a key role in the expansion of industrial techniques and manufacture during the Industrial Revolution. Its history as a site for manufacture predates other industrial northern cities...

Hukin & Heath

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A British silversmith and electroplating firm founded in Birmingham in 1855, J. W. Hukin and J. T. Heath registered their firm’s trademark in London in 1875. The British designer Christopher Dresser began designing for the firm as early...

Bülow-Hübe, Vivianna Torun (1927–2004)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Swedish silversmith, jewelry designer, and artist, Bülow-Hübe was the most internationally celebrated Scandinavian jewelry designer of the postwar period and the first female silversmith to gain international repute. Besides maintaining...

Christofle (1830–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A manufacturer of silver, cutlery, sculpture, and the largest electroplate and electrotype firm in France, Charles Christofle (1805–63), a jeweler, founded the silversmithing firm Christofle et Cie in 1830. In the early 1840s, during an era...

Fouquet, Georges (1862–1957)

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

...Fouquet was a Parisian-based goldsmith and jeweler. He joined the family business in 1891, and took over the operation of the company in 1895. Fouquet was well known for his work in the Art Nouveau and the later Art Deco styles. His...

Knox, Archibald (1864–1933)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Isle of Man born, Knox was a silversmith and teacher responsible for a wide range of designs for Liberty’s of London in silver, gold, and pewter. He attended Douglas Grammar School and in 1880 enrolled at the newly established Douglas...

Jensen, Georg Arthur (1866–1935)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Danish silversmith and sculptor and the founder of the Georg Jensen company, Jensen was a trained goldsmith before he completed his education as a sculptor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art in 1892. In 1898, Jensen started working...