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Mary Quant

Designer Biography

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...British fashion designer Mary Quant opened her first shop “Bazaar” on Chelsea’s King’s Road, London, in November 1955. Quant studied at Goldsmiths School of Art where she met Alexander Plunket-Greene, later to be her business partner...

Introduction

Joe Graham

Joe Graham is Assistant Professor in Visual Communication Design at Kadir Has University, Istanbul. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Serial Drawing : Space, Time and the Art Object

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

...What kind of an art object is a serially developed drawing? As a question which pertains to a particular relationship between drawing and seriality, this query appears rather specific – possibly too specific, some might argue. After all...

Lada

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Lada began as an export brand of the Russian car manufacturer AvtoVAZ and was subsequently marketed domestically. The company was established in 1966 as a collaboration between the Soviet government and FIAT. Lada’s first and most widely...

World Design Conference Tokyo (1960)

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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The conference held between May 11 and May 16, 1960, was based around the theme of “Our Century: The Total Image—What Designers Can Contribute to the Human Environment of the Coming Age.” This approach was intended to focus minds...

Bel Design

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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...A period in Italian design, which began in the late 1950s when the “economic miracle” encouraged industry to use designers to create products that were both useful and attractive, often engaging with technological innovations, especially...

New Towns Movement

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The New Towns movement refers to the period of massive urban development that took place following the Second World War in Britain, in which over thirty new towns and cities were built to address the mass housing crisis caused by war damage...

Radical Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Radical design (Disegno Radicale) was a mid-1960s avant-garde design movement, spearheaded by two Florence-based design collectives, Archizoom Associati and Superstudio but also located in Milan and Turin. Challenging the traditional...

Opus one, number two

John Chris Jones

John Chris Jones was born in 1927, in Aberystwyth, Wales. Jones studied engineering at the University of Cambridge, and went on to work for AEI in Manchester, England. In 1962 he instigated an influential conference on design methods, which led to the formation of the Design Research Society which he chaired from 1971–73. In 2004 he was presented with the Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award and from 1970–74 Jones was the first Professor of Design at The Open University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Designing

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

...In 1978 Tony Ward, one of the organisers of the Portsmouth conference on design methods of 1968, invited the speakers to re-assemble for another conference, ten years later. He asked us to speak of our (probably changed) views...

Light Events: Interior and Exterior Space in Michael Snow’s Wavelength (1967)

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...The temporal, and constantly changing, relationship between interior and exterior is contingent upon the time of day, week, and year along with the tectonic quality, function, and inhabitation of each space. The manifold complexity...

Foale and Tuffin (Marion Foale 1939–; Sally Tuffin 1939–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Marion Foale and Sally Tuffin were both students of fashion lecturer Janey Ironside at the Royal College of Art. Her students, who included Ossie Clark and Sylvia Ayrton (who worked briefly with Zandra Rhodes), were to be the architects...