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Lada

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Quant, Mary (1934–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...British fashion designer Quant is often cited as inventing the miniskirt, alongside other contenders such as Courrèges and John Bates. She herself said: “It was the girls on the King’s Road who invented the mini-skirt” (Quant in Polan...

Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm (1953–68)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm (HfG) (The Ulm School of Design) was a German design school established in 1953 by Inge Aicher-Scholl, the younger sister of Nazi resistance leaders Hans and Sophie Scholl, together with Swiss designer Max...

Montreal, International and Universal Exposition (1967)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Montreal, International and Universal Exposition, commonly referred to as Expo ’67, was held from April to October 1967. The Expo is considered to represent a peak in the twentieth-century exposition movement with over fifty million...

Biba (1964–75)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A London-based retail store set up by Barbara Hulanicki and her husband Stephen Fitz-Simon. Initially, it was a small mail-order business, but a retail store was soon opened in 1964 in London’s Kensington area. Following further local...

Out Come the Freaks

Ian Lowey

Ian Lowey is a freelance writer, designer and journalist. He worked as co-publisher and designer of Nude magazine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Suzy Prince

Suzy Prince is as a freelance journalist, lecturer and copywriter. She was the co-publisher and editor for the cult magazine Nude, and prior to that she co-owned the Lowbrow Art gallery and emporium ‘The Last Chance Saloon’. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Graphic Art of the Underground : A Countercultural History

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...Martin Sharp: ‘Blowin’ in the Mind’ poster, 1967. ©Martin Sharp.In the introduction to a special themed edition of The Observer newspaper’s colour supplement of 3 December 1967 devoted to the examination of the emergence of a pop...

Radical Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

World Design Conference Tokyo (1960)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

McDonald’s Golden Arches Logo, USA

D.J. Huppatz

D.J. Huppatz is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Design at Swinburne University, Australia. He has also taught at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. He has published widely in edited books and journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...McDonald’s Golden Arches street sign. Salo, Finland, 2 June 2013. The bright yellow McDonald’s ‘M’, often set against a red background, is recognized around the world. More than simply a logo for a fast food chain, the ‘Golden...

Bel Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...