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Ron Arad

Designer Biography

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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

Designer Biography

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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...

Intradisciplinary Faculty Collaboration

Marty Maxwell Lane

Marty Maxwell Lane is Assistant Professor, Graphic Design, in the School of Art at University of Arkansas, USA. She is a designer and educator and serves as a member of the AIGA's Design Educators' Steering Committee. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebecca Tegtmeyer

Rebecca Tegtmeyer is Assistant Professor of Graphic Design in the Department of Art, Art History and Design at Michigan State University, USA. A designer and art director, she has previously served as Education Director of the AIGA Detroit Chapter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Collaboration in Design Education : Case Studies & Teaching Methodologies

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book Chapter

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...