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Monotype Corporation

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Monotype is a type foundry initially established in 1887 by Tolbert Lanston. The firm has been at the forefront of developments in type design and type technologies for over a century. Lanston, an American, developed a typesetting machine...

Rational Dress Movement

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The movement named for the Rational Dress Society emerged in 1881 in London in response to the period’s prevailing fashion for restrictive garments. The Society was one of a series of dress reform movements that arose during the nineteenth...

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...

Chanel, Gabrielle Bonheur (Coco) (1883–1971)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The House of Chanel is one of the most famous and successful Paris couture houses of all time. There are several reasons why: its founder Coco Chanel pioneered such fashion staples as the little black dress, the jersey cardigan suit...

Barcelona: Exposición Universal De Barcelona (Barcelona Universal Exposition) (1888)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Exposición Universal de Barcelona (Barcelona Universal Exposition) was held between April and December 1888. At that time, Barcelona had a population of 530,000. The Exposition received hundreds of thousands of visitors from around...

Century Guild

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Century Guild of Artists was established in London in 1883 by the architect Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo and his partner and pupil Herbert Percy Horne. The Guild, active until 1892, emphasized the unity of the arts, including architecture...

Spatial Experience within the “Colonial Bungalow,” the “Tropical Modern,” and “Critical Vernacular” House in South Asia, 1880–1980

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...This chapter discusses how space was organized and experienced within the “colonial bungalow,” the “tropical modern” house, and the “critical vernacular” house in South Asia (India and Sri Lanka). The “colonial bungalow” in South Asia...

‘Strawberry Thief’, UK

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...'Strawberry Thief' furnishing fabric, William Morris, 1883 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. ‘Strawberry Thief’ is one of William Morris’s best-known designs. Often described as ‘iconic’, this endearing furnishing...

Revue des Arts Décoratifs (1880–1902)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Revue des Arts Décoratifs was founded in 1880 and lasted until 1902. It was a luxury French Folio illustrated magazine published by the Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs (UCAD), the leading French association for decorative arts...

Guild of Handicraft (1888–1919)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...British architect and designer Charles Robert Ashbee (1863–1942) established the Guild and School of Handicraft in London in 1888. Ashbee’s aim was to train young journeymen in design, while workshops run by guildsmen made and sold...