Bloomsbury Design Library - Search Results
Loading

Results

  • Neoclassicism Close
Sort By:  1-8 of 8 (1 page)
Results per page:
         

Bentham, Jeremy (1748–1832)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Jeremy Bentham (February 15, 1748–June 6, 1832) was an English philosopher, economist, and reformer most prominently associated with the ideas of utilitarianism and nineteenth-century prison reform. After training as a lawyer Bentham became...

École Des Beaux Arts

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Although it was only officially given the name L’École de Beaux-Arts in 1863, the school still popularly known by this title traces its origins to the earlier Académie Royale that was founded in Paris by Cardinal Mazarin in 1648. Providing...

De Wolfe, Elsie (1865–1950)

Patricia Lara-Betancourt

Patricia Lara-Betancourt is a researcher at the Modern Interiors Research Centre (MIRC) at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK. Her research focuses on themes of modernity, representation and identity. She is a co-editor of Performance, Fashion and the Modern Interior: from the Victorians to Today (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011). 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

...American interior decorator De Wolfe is considered one of the most significant interior decorators of the first half of the twentieth century, playing a key role in the formation of the modern American interior decorating profession. De...

Federal Style

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Federal is a style in architecture and the decorative arts popular in the United States shortly after the conclusion of the American Revolution until around 1820. Derived from the political use of the word, the style is essentially...

Neoclassical theory

John Heskett

,

John Heskett (1937–2014) was a prolific and pioneering design academic. He worked as chair and professor of design at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, spent fifteen years as professor of design at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, and was also a visiting professor at universities in Denmark, Turkey, Chile, Germany, Japan, and Finland. He authored many classic design texts, including ‘Industrial Design’ (1980), ‘German Design 1870–1918’ (1987), and ‘Philips: A Study in Corporate Design’ (1989). A large part of his research focused on business applications for design. He was especially interested in exploring how design creates economic value, and the role of this in the design policy of governments and corporations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Clive Dilnot

Clive Dilnot is professor of Design Studies at Parsons The New School for Design, New York, USA. Recent publications include Ethics? Design? (2005) and, as co-author, Design and the Question of History (Bloomsbury, 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Suzan Boztepe

Suzan Boztepe is based at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She previously worked in the department of industrial design at Middle East Technical University, Turkey. She holds a PhD in Design from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, where she also received her Master of Design in Strategic Design Planning. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Design and the Creation of Value

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...The core ideas of Neoclassical theory in its current form emerged in the period between the two world wars. It has developed in many significant respects, but continues to be the mainstream of economic thought in the modern world....

Schinkel, Karl F. (1781–1841)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Schinkel worked for most of his life in Berlin, initially as a painter and theatrical designer, then as an architect. He later turned to the design of furniture and interiors when commissioned to work for the Prussian royal family. In 1815...

Neoclassicism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The desire to recall and recreate the beauty of the Classical world was first fully developed during the Renaissance, but the term Neoclassicism is used to describe the same impulse that began later, in the eighteenth and early nineteenth...

Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes (1925)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...One of France’s objectives in the early twentieth century was to reassert the predominance of the French luxury goods trades and the country’s leadership in design, fashion, and the decorative arts. The 1925 Exposition, and indeed the city...