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New Zealand Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Geographical distance creates the difference for New Zealand designers, along with their island nation’s bicultural heritage, small population, easy access to nature, and egalitarian attitude. In this last country to be discovered...

Murray, Keith (1892–1981)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Keith Murray was a ceramics, glass, and industrial designer, born in Auckland, New Zealand. In 1914, he emigrated with his family to England. In 1921, he graduated from the Architectural Association, but found more work as a designer. From...

O’Rorke, Brian (1901–74)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Born in Wellington, New Zealand, O’Rorke was an architect and designer noted for his association with the Orient Steam Navigation Company, particularly through his work on the interiors of the RMS Orion. O’Rorke established his reputation...

Canada, Australia, and New Zealand 1300–1900

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments; The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design; Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 1 : Prehistoric Times to World War I

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Article

...Introduction Among scholars of colonialism, some distinguish between settler colonies and colonies of occupation. In settler colonies, they argue, immigrants tended to stay permanently and establish...

Commonwealth Countries: Canada, Australia, and New Zealand 1900–1939

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments; The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design; Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 2 : World War I to World War II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Article

...Introduction In 1917, the British Commonwealth of Nations came into being, recognizing some members of the union as countries rather than colonies. The 1931 Statute of Westminster ended British parliamentary control over all...

Director of Urbanism Plus, Specialist Urban Design Practice, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2008

Design and Creativity : Policy, Management and Practice

Berg, 2009

Book Chapter

...Kobus Mentz provides, in this interview, many views of urban design in New Zealand, which are coherent with experiences in other countries. Much of this is down to the issue that it is very much an emergent profession that, equally, does...