Bloomsbury Design Library - Search Results
Loading

Results

  • 1900-1909 Close
Sort By:  1-10 of 24 (3 pages)
Results per page:
         

White City Exhibitions, London (1908–1911)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Six major international exhibitions took place on the 140 acre White City site in Shepherds Bush, London, between 1908 and 1914: the Franco–British Exhibition 1908, the Imperial International Exhibition 1909, the Japan–British Exhibition...
...The First International Exposition of Modern Decorative Arts, held in the Italian city of Turin, in 1902, dedicated to modern design, was an important showcase for Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau (Stile Liberty) design work. The main...

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

Encyclopedia Article

...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,...

Brownie Camera, USA

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...Advertisement for Brownie cameras From The Youth’s Companion, 26 July 1900, p. 371. The Black Box On the basis of looks alone, the Brownie is a camera that only a minimalist could love—a design icon...

Paris Exposition Universelle (1900)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900 was several times larger than any previous world’s fair, sprawling over large swathes of the city. As a summation of the nineteenth century and a look forward into the twentieth, spectacles...

Prairie School

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Prairie School architectural movement took hold in the Mid-Western United States from about 1900 until the First World War. There was no single cohesive name for the style during the period of its popularity in the early twentieth...

De Morgan, William Frend (1839–1917)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...British ceramic artist, born in London, De Morgan was educated at University College and the Royal Academy Schools. He became interested in the decorative arts in the early 1860s, working for William Morris producing stained glass before...

Grasset, Eugene (1841–1917)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Grasset was a Swiss-born decorative artist and designer of the Art Nouveau who practiced in Paris from 1871. The son of a sculptor and furniture designer, he specialized in the applied arts producing designs for furniture, bookbindings...

Day, Lewis Foreman (1845–1910)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...British designer, designer theorist, and writer, whose long career is associated with the Arts and Crafts Movement, the Aesthetic Movement, and Art Nouveau, Day first worked for stained glass manufacturers before establishing his own studio...