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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...

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...
...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...

Design in the Soviet Union 1905–1928

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments; The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design; Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 2 : World War I to World War II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The Revolution of 1905 At the beginning of the 20th century, the discontent of Russia’s factory workers and peasants began to coalesce into a rebellious movement against Czar Nicholas II, who had little interest in giving up...

Ford Model T, USA

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...1915 Ford Model T tourer owned by Michael Flather ©Paul Haze/1 2012 In many ways the Ford Model T was quite an ordinary car. I acknowledge the support of Robert Casey, Curator of Transportation,...

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.

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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...