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Khlebnikov

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Khlebnikov was a metalworking firm first established by the silver merchant Ivan Khlebnikov in St. Petersburg, and which moved to Moscow in 1871. The firm produced silver tableware and cast silver objects designed to resemble wood...

Sydney International Exhibition (1879)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Sydney International Exhibition, which opened in September 1879, was the first major Australian international exhibition and seen by over one million visitors. Local architect James Barnet designed the ornate 244-meter-long “Garden...

Vienna International Exhibition (1873)

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

...The Weltausstellung (International Exposition) of 1873 aimed to present Austria-Hungary as a world leader and a diverse, internationally competitive country. The project was supported not only by prominent politicians, but also by Austrian...

Hôtel Baronne Salomon de Rothschild 1872–1878: The Imprint of a Legacy

Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...One might ask why the Hôtel Baronne Salomon de Rothschild had been chosen for the opening feature in the series “L’Habitation Moderne” for the magazine Revue des arts décoratifs (1891–1892). Indeed, this was a remarkable mansion, an hôtel...

Collinson & Lock

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Frank G. Collinson and George J. Lock, employed together at the firm of Herring and Company (est. London in 1782), took over the business in 1870, establishing their own partnership. Initially successful as cabinet-makers, the firm branched...

Paris Exposition Universelle (1878)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The third Universal Exhibition to be held in Paris, the Exposition Universelle de 1878, attracted more than 16 million visitors between May 20 and November 10. After the defeat in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870–1 and the traumatic events...

Laughlin, Homer (China Company)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...In 1871, brothers Homer and Shakespeare Laughlin of East Liverpool, Ohio, formed a partnership to sell pottery manufactured in their hometown. The business was named Homer Laughlin China Works when Shakespeare left the company in 1877...

Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition (1876)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Philadelphia Centennial International Exhibition was open from May to November 1876, with around 10 million people traveling to the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia to commemorate the United States’ independence centennial. The private...

Reformed or Modern Gothic

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Reformed Gothic, also referred to as Modern Gothic, was a revival style popular in Great Britain, France, and the United States from c. 1860 to 1880. Rather than imitating the exact design of a Gothic (c. 1200–1400) building, specific...

Kunstgewerbemuseum (Arts and Crafts Museum), Hamburg (1877–)

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 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Patriotische Gesellschaft in Hamburg originated the idea for a museum of art and industry in 1866. This organization, in existence since 1765, promoted the useful arts and commerce. The idea was to gather examples of historic and modern...