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Gorham

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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

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...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...

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Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous 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 journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Book, 2006

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Dell, Christian (1893–1974)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

Koppel, Henning (1918–81)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. 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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...Danish silversmith, born in Copenhagen, Koppel studied drawing in Copenhagen (1935–6) and went on to study sculpture under Einar Utzon-Frank at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen (1936–7). From 1938 to 1939, he continued...

Renaissance Europe and the Ottoman Empire 1200–1750

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments; The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design; Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 1 : Prehistoric Times to World War I

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction The claim that the Renaissance in Europe brought about a sharp break with the preceding medieval period has been challenged in recent years by many scholars who no longer believe that medieval...

Magic, Alchemy and Science

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne-Marie Willis

Anne-Marie Willis is a design writer, editor and educator. She is currently professor of Design Theory at the German University in Cairo, Egypt. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steel : A Design, Cultural and Ecological History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Wellcome Library, London, Medieval Alchemist at work, Diorama. By Ashenden, after E. L. G. Isabey. Collection: Wellcome Images. Library reference no.: Slide number 1101 (M0005410). Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons...

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...

Puiforcat, Jean (1897–1945)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...French silversmith and designer, who trained in silversmithing with the family firm before studying sculpture under Louis Lejeune. On taking over the family business in 1922, he steered the company in the direction of the Moderne....

Kittelsen, Grete Prytz (1917–2010)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Craftswoman and designer, widely regarded as the internationally best-known Norwegian representative of the postwar Scandinavian Design epoch, Kittelsen’s original enamelware and jewelry designs were at the forefront of her era. She worked...