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Cooper–Hewitt National Design Museum, New York (1897–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Cooper–Hewitt National Design Museum was originally founded in 1897 and located in the Andrew Carnegie Mansion on “Museum Mile” in New York City at 91st Street and Fifth Avenue, the first structural steel private residence ever built....

Butler, Frances (1940–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...American graphic artist, who was born in Missouri, Butler works in textiles, clothing, posters, etchings, sculpture, books, and manuscripts. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Masters in Design in 1964. From...

Klein, Calvin (1942–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Klein is an American fashion designer born in the Bronx, New York. He studied apparel design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan. Klein did not graduate from the school, yet he received an honorary doctorate in 2003. On his...

Museo Mexicano del Diseño (MUMEDI) (Mexican Museum of Design), Mexico City (2002–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Museo Mexicano del Diseño (MUMEDI) (Mexican Museum of Design) is the brainchild of designer Alvaro Rego García de Alba who set up the MUMEDI Foundation in 2002 to open Mexico’s first design museum, in his words. MUMEDI’s institutional...

Woolworth, F. W.

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Woolworth was America’s earliest chain of five-and-dime stores, the first of which opened in Utica, New York, in 1878. Though this store failed, Frank Winfield Woolworth opened another in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, which offered pricier 10...

Buchanan, Richard

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A professor of design, management, and information systems, Buchanan is well known for leading design into innovative areas of theory and practice, especially interaction design and service design, as well as wider organizational...

Boeing

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Although William Boeing made his fortune in the west coast timber industry, his real passion was aviation; in 1915 he collaboratively built the B & W seaplane, running the initial test flight himself. By 1917 the Boeing Airplane Company...

Glaser, Milton (1929–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Glaser is an American graphic designer, born in New York and creator of the iconic I [heart] NY logo and Bob Dylan poster. Following his education at the Cooper Union art school, he received a Fulbright scholarship and studied in Italy...

Kirby, Jack

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Book, 2009

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Byrdcliffe Art Colony (1902–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Byrdcliffe is an artist colony located in the Catskill Mountains just outside the town of Woodstock, New York. Founded in 1902 by a wealthy Englishman Ralph Radcliffe Whitehead (1854–1929), who had studied at Balliol College, Oxford...