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Enlightenment

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Enlightenment was one of the most significant epochs of Western intellectual history and it continues to provide the essential philosophical foundations for much contemporary thought on society, science, religion, nature, and politics....

Hogarth, William

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 Book, 2009

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Modern Diffusion of Islamic Styles

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Decorative and artistic styles as well as architectural designs copying or deriving from Islamic or Islamicate antetypes were particularly widespread as part of both revivalist and vanguard currents in Europe and North America from about...

Régence

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Régence is the French style associated with the reign of the Regent, Philippe d’Orléans (r. 1715–23), following the death of Louis XIV and before Louis XV’s coming of age. The opulence and formality of the Louis XIV style were replaced...

Crace & Co.

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1768, Edward Crace (1725–99) established the Crace dynasty of decorators in London. His son John Crace joined the firm and collaborated with Sir John Soane on some important interior commissions. However, Crace’s most important works...

Impolite Reading and Erotic Interiors in Eighteenth-Century France

Georgina Downey

Georgina Downey is an independent scholar and Visiting Fellow in the graduate art history program at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Taylor

Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The eighteenth century in France is close enough in time for us to appreciate its exultation of the senses and its single-minded pursuit of pleasure. Yet, it is also far enough away to forget that these pleasures were largely imagined...

Zuber et Cie

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Zuber et Cie is a French wallpaper company founded by Jean Zuber (1773–1852) in Rixheim in 1797 as Jean Zuber et Cie. Zuber quickly hired the Gobelins painter Joseph-Laurent Malaine and, together with Dufour et Cie, Zuber et Cie...

Filled with wonder

Encountering Things : Design and Theories of Things

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Instruments have a life of their own. They do not merely follow theory; often they determine theory, because instruments determine what is possible, and what is possible determines to a large extent what can be thought.We...

Georgian

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Georgian refers to the styles fashionable during the reigns of the British monarchs George I (r. 1714–27), II (r. 1727–60), and III (r. 1760–1820). Some historians mark the end of the Georgian period with the Regency of the Prince of Wales...

Hegel, G. W. F. (1770–1831)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831) was a philosopher. He was born in Stuttgart, Germany, and studied philosophy and classics at Tubingen University, Germany. He died in Berlin, possibly of cholera. His friends included the poet...