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British Empire Exhibition (1924)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The British Empire Exhibition was opened by HRH King George V on St. Georges Day, April 23, 1924. Wembley Stadium, where the 1923 FA Cup Final was held, was built especially for the exhibition and demonstrated the immediate popularity...

Yuan-qing, Tao 陶元慶 (1893–1929)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Chinese graphic designer, born in the late Qing period at Shaoxin, Zhejiang, Tao is considered one of the most influential designers from the early modern design period (1928–37) in China. Through his studies in arts, and exposure...

Veshch-Objet-Gegenstand, Berlin (1922–3)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The trilingual magazine Veshch-Objet-Gegenstand (Object) resulted from a collaboration between the Russian artist El Lissitzky and the writer Ilya Ehrenburg from 1922 to 1923 in Berlin. The name of the short-lived publication (only three...

Loewe

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The electronics company Loewe was founded in Berlin in 1923 by brothers Siegmund and David L. Loewe under the original name of Radiofrequenz GmbH. In the course of its history, the Loewe company changed its name, legal form...

Modern Design in Japan (1912–1930)

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The period between 1912 and 1930 corresponds to the Taishō period (1911–1926) and the beginning of the Shōwa period (1926–1989). During this time, movements to disseminate democracy and liberalism came into being, while transportation...

Devětsil (1930–1)

Tom Cubbin

Tom Cubbin is a senior lecturer in design studies at the Academy of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg, Sweden. He contributed to the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, and has had several articles published in Home Cultures, Estonian Art, and the Calvert Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A leftist group of artists, architects, designers, photographers, and poets who formed the ideological center of the Czechoslovak avant-garde during the 1920s. After initially rejecting modern art in favor of primitivism, the group pursued...

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Simon Bliss

Simon Bliss is Senior Lecturer, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Brighton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jewellery in the Age of Modernism 1918–1940 : Adornment and Beyond

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In this account, an examination of the many cultural influences brought to bear on jewellery and accessories have allowed us to go beyond a straightforward description of body adornment. It is hoped that this can be seen as representing...

Frankfurt Kitchen, Germany

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

eBook

...Frankfurt Kitchen, Germany, designed by Grete Lihotzky, 1926 ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London. When contemporary visitors come across one of several surviving Frankfurt Kitchens on display in European and American...

Schiaparelli, Elsa (1890–1973)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Italian-born couturier Schiaparelli was active in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s, when she was the main rival to Coco Chanel. Her unconventional designs, and her friendship with artists like Dali and Duchamp, caused Chanel to refer to her...

Cracow Workshops (Warsztaty Krakowskie) (1913–26)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Cracow Workshops was a Polish association of artists, architects, and craftsmen, active in Cracow 1913–26 with the aim of improving the quality of craft production. It was inspired by nationalist sentiments and sought to forge a Polish...