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Georgian Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Georgian Revival, the renewed interest in the British Georgian period (1714–1820), arguably began around 1890 with a number of architectural publications dealing with the eighteenth century issued by the firm B. T. Batsford, and continued...

Dresdner Werkstätten für Handwerkskunst (Dresden Workshops for Arts and Crafts) (1898–1907)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...In 1898 the Dresdner Werkstätten für Handwerkskunst Schmidt und Engelbrecht (Workshop for Handcraft Art) began in Dresden (Germany) as a carpentry and furniture factory. One year later the workshop was renamed as Dresdner Werkstätten für...

Century Guild

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

Hull-House

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...In 1889, Jane Addams (1860–1935) and Ellen Gates Starr (1859–1940) founded the Hull-House settlement on Chicago’s Near West Side to provide social and cultural programming for the surrounding immigrant community. In 1900, the Hull-House...

Quaint

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

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...This term refers to furniture designed in an Arts and Crafts-inspired tradition from c. 1890 through to the 1930s. The origins appear to be in the early 1890s when the British furniture trade devised commercial ranges that were designed...

Fin de Siècle

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 Publishing SA, 2009

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...This illustration is by Aubrey Beardsley – a renowned British illustrator associated with the Aesthetic movement.He is renowned for his dark, sinuous and erotic images for Oscar Wilde’s play Salome and contributions to The Yellow Book...

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

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

Heal, Ambrose (1872–1959)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...British furniture designer and businessman, Heal attended Marlborough College and the Slade School of Fine Art and then was apprenticed to the Warwick cabinetmakers Collier and Plucknett, followed by the London furnishers Graham and Biddle....

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...

Koehler, Florence (1861–1944)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Florence Koehler (1861–1944), a decorative artist and interior designer, is known today for her arts and crafts jewelry. Koehler, a founding member of Chicago’s Arts and Crafts Society, was born in Michigan and lived in Kansas City...