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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

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Caxton, William

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 Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

eBook

...English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer (c. 1415–1492) who introduced the printing press into England in 1476 and was the country’s first printer. William Caxton printed most of his books in English and helped to standardise English...

Old-Russian Style

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The term Old-Russian Style refers to the art and architecture produced in Russia between the coming of Christianity (988) and the reign of Peter the Great (r.1682–1725), the latter date considered the point at which Russian art began...

Textiles and Clothing in Pre-Modern Korea

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Article

...Korea’s pre-modern period is regarded as spanning the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries and generally coincides with the country’s Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). Early Joseon was based on neo-Confucianism in both philosophy and politics...

Silk Textiles in Inter-Empire Exchanges: The Ottomans and the World of Iran

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Encyclopedia Article

...In this article, we discuss the role of Iran as a purveyor of silk textiles, mainly of woven materials but also of raw silk, during the Ak-koyunlu (1378–1508) and Safavid (1501–1722) empires. We focus on silk fabrics suitable for garments...

Moresque

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Moresque refers to a specific type of ornament, as well as to a general style, both derived from Islamic art, specifically that of Muslims who lived in Southern Spain from the eighth century to the later fifteenth century. An alternate term...

Sustaining Culturally Significant Designs, Products, and Practices

Design Roots : Culturally Significant Designs, Products, and Practices

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

eBook

...Introduction Native cultures have forever designed and made artifacts. The now extinct Hohokam, a Native American people of southern Arizona, were no exception. They lived in the Sonoran desert for nearly 1,500 years. Despite the formidable...