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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...

Hegel, G. W. F. (1770–1831)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Commerce or Culture: Industrialization and Design

Clive Dilnot

Clive Dilnot is professor of Design Studies at Parsons The New School for Design, New York, USA. Recent publications include Ethics? Design? (2005) and, as co-author, Design and the Question of History (Bloomsbury, 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A John Heskett Reader : Design, History, Economics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...First published as “Commerce or Culture: Industrialization and Design,” American Center for Design Journal , Vol. 6, no. 1, Chicago, pp. 14–33. Introduction In an age of change, there are problems...

Schinkel, Karl F. (1781–1841)

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 Article

...Schinkel worked for most of his life in Berlin, initially as a painter and theatrical designer, then as an architect. He later turned to the design of furniture and interiors when commissioned to work for the Prussian royal family. In 1815...

Egyptian Taste (Style/Revival)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Egyptian Revival refers to the use of Egyptian-inspired forms and motifs in architecture, furniture, and decorative objects during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. At first, Egyptian motifs appeared within...

Minton

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Minton was a British ceramics firm established in 1793 by Thomas Minton in Stoke-on-Trent, England. In 1836 Herbert Minton became art director of his father’s firm, hiring design reformers Henry Cole, A. W. N. Pugin, and Richard Redgrave...

Portland Vase, UK

Glenn Adamson

Glenn Adamson is Head of Graduate Studies and Deputy Head of Research at the Victoria & Albert Museum. He is also author of The Craft Reader (Berg, 2009) and Thinking Through Craft (Berg, 2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer), Vase, 1790. Jasper, with black 'dip' and white reliefs. V&A CIRC 732- 1956. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Buying the Portland Vase If objects have...