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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

eBook

...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...

Georgian Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Dekorative Kunst (1897–1929)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Dekorative Kunst: Illustrierte Zeitschrift für Angewandte Kunst (Decorative Art: Monthly Journal for Applied Arts 1898–1922) was, from 1900, incorporated in Die Kunst: Monatshefte fûr freie und angewandte Kunst. Published by Munich’s...

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

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

L’Art Décoratif (1898–1914)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...L’Art Décoratif: Revue Mensuelle d’Art Contemporain (and other subtitles) was published from 1898 in Paris. It was a sister publication to the Munich journal Dekorative Kunst (from 1897) because the principal editor for both of them,...

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...

Hull-House

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Collinson & Lock

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) (1892–1990)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Erte was a Russian-born French artist and illustrator active in France and the United States who was primarily associated with the Art Deco style. The pseudonym “Erte” was derived from the French pronunciation of his initials “R. T.” Born...