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Viktor and Rolf (Viktor Horsting [1969–]; Rolf Snoeren [1969–])

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Viktor and Rolf are Dutch fashion designers. The duo, who met while studying at the Arnhem Academy of Art and Design, design clothes that playfully question the very nature of fashion and Parisian couture. Relocating to Paris in 1993...

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1874–)

Javier Gimeno-Martínez

Javier Gimeno-Martínez is an assistant professor at the VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands. His work has been published in various journals including ‘Interiors’ and ‘Design and Culture’, and he has contributed chapters to several edited volumes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Stedelijk Museum was founded in 1874 and housed temporarily in the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum. The Museum’s own building opened its doors in 1895. Among other collections, it exhibited period rooms from demolished canal houses, which were...

PTT (Posterijen, Telegrafie en Telefonie)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1927, the Dutch national postal and telephone service, the Posterijen, Telegrafie en Telefonie (PTT), established a publicity department on the urging of Jean Francois van Royen. It became a major patron of progressive graphic...

Neoplasticism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Neoplasticism (Dutch: Nieuwe Beelding) is the art theory, developed by Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesburg, which formed the basis of the De Stijl movement: The Dutch expression “Nieuwe Beelding” was coined in the first issue of the art...

Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam (1849–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) opened in 1849 with the collection of Frans Jacob Otto Boijmans. In 1958, Daniël George van Beuningen’s collection was incorporated, giving the Museum its current name....

Dumbar, Gert (1940–)

Javier Gimeno-Martínez

Javier Gimeno-Martínez is an assistant professor at the VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands. His work has been published in various journals including ‘Interiors’ and ‘Design and Culture’, and he has contributed chapters to several edited volumes. 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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...Graphic designer, born in Indonesia, working mostly in the Netherlands, Dumbar studied painting and graphic design at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague. In the 1960s, he was a student at London’s Royal College of Art, where he decided...

Artifort

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Artifort is a Dutch producer of stylish furniture originally known as H. Wagemans & Van Tuinen. Jules Wagemans, father of founder Henricus Wagemans, was a paperhanger and upholsterer, who set up business in the town of Maastricht...

Nieuwe Zakelijkheid (New Objectivity) (1959–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Nieuwe Zakelijkheid (New Objectivity) is the Dutch translation of the German Neue Sachlichkeit, the anti-expressionist movement in painting, literature, architecture, and product design that gained momentum during the late 1920s. Nieuwe...

De Bijenkorf

J. W. Drukker

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Javier Gimeno-Martínez

Javier Gimeno-Martínez is an assistant professor at the VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands. His work has been published in various journals including ‘Interiors’ and ‘Design and Culture’, and he has contributed chapters to several edited volumes. 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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...De Bijenkorf (Dutch for The Beehive) is a chain of department stores in Amsterdam known for its luxury design products. Simon Philip Goudsmit founded the company in 1870 as a small haberdashery shop. Early successes enabled the company...

Vereniging Voor Ambachts- en Nijverheidskunst (VANK) (Association for Crafts and Industrial Art) (1904–42)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Vereniging Voor Ambachts- en Nijverheidskunst (VANK) (Association for Crafts and Industrial Art) was the first professional body for designers in the Netherlands, reflecting their drive for emancipation from artists’ circles....