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Ron Arad

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...Israeli-born industrial and furniture designer and architect, Arad studied at the Bezalel Academy of Arts Jerusalem in 1971 before moving to London in 1973 to train at the Architectural Association (AA) under renowned architects Peter Cook...

Zaha Hadid

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...Born in Baghdad in 1950, Zaha Hadid studied mathematics at the American University in Beirut. In 1972 she moved to London to study architecture at the Architectural Association (AA). After a highly successful graduation in 1977, she briefly...

Turkish Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Turkish design as a concept can be conceived with reference to two different but interrelated levels based on practical and ideological grounds. On the practical level, Turkish design refers basically to design practice in Turkey...

Protoindustrialization in Diverse Regions 1750–1900

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin was Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He was a founding 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; and Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Victor was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Cumulus and the Design Research Society. 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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Introduction The emergence of an industrial culture in Europe and the United States in the later part of the 19th century created a division between the “center,” comprising rapidly industrializing nations with emerging middle-class...

The challenges and opportunities of introducing Design Culture in Jordan

Design Culture : Objects and Approaches

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...Introduction Design Culture may be an area of study that is establishing itself in institutions across Europe, but the Arab region has yet to introduce this field in design education. As designers have become concerned with notions...

Hieroglyphics

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

Book Chapter

...Sacred carvings and an ancient picture-writing system created by the Egyptians in which pictorial symbols represent sound, concepts and objects or a combination of these. They are phonetic and pictographic signs integrated with abstract...

Asia, Africa, and the Americas 800 bce–1200 ce

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin was Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He was a founding 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; and Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Victor was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Cumulus and the Design Research Society. 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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Introduction Europe experienced a period of cultural and economic decline after the fall of Rome, but other parts of the world outside the influence of Greco-Roman culture continued their own advancement only to confront...
...Introduction I had barely started working on this chapter in November 2016 when a committee representing four ministries of Turkey visited the Department of Industrial Design at Middle East Technical University. On The Tenth Development...

Integrated Scales of Design and Production for Sustainability with a Focus on Graduate Design Work in Lighting

Design Roots : Culturally Significant Designs, Products, and Practices

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...Introduction Since 2011, Product Design for Sustainability has been offered annually as a practice-oriented and design-led graduate course in the Department of Industrial Design at Middle East Technical University (METU). In addition...

Rashid, Karim (1960–)

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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Karim Rashid is a product designer, born in Cairo and raised in Canada. Rashid is a designer with an approach to products that is both comprehensive and eclectic. He was initially trained as a designer in Ottawa and then in Milan...