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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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Crace & Co.

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 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

Mark Taylor is Head of School of Architecture and the Built Environment at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Mark is an editorial board member for Architectural Design Research and Interiors: Design, Architecture, Culture. He is co-author of Moments of Resistance (2002), editor of Surface Consciousness (2003), co-editor of Intimus: Interior Design Theory Reader (2006) and editor of Interior Design and Architecture: Critical and Primary Sources (Bloomsbury, 2013). Recent book chapters have appeared in The Handbook of Interior Design (Bloomsbury, 2013), Performance Fashion and the Modern Interior (Bloomsbury, 2011) and Diagrams of Architecture (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...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

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Dufour et Cie

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Dufour et Cie is a French wallpaper company established by Joseph and Pierre Dufour in 1797 after the brothers founded a factory in Mâcon. In 1804, Dufour established the business as Joseph Dufour et Cie. That same year, the company...

Directoire

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Directoire is a French style in decorative arts, furniture, and fashion after the Revolution. The style takes its name from the Directory, the body of five directors appointed under the First Republic from 1795 to 1799. This period follows...

Federal Style

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Federal is a style in architecture and the decorative arts popular in the United States shortly after the conclusion of the American Revolution until around 1820. Derived from the political use of the word, the style is essentially...

Régence

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Filled with wonder

Encountering Things : Design and Theories of Things

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...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...