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Eckhoff, Mathias Gerhard (Tias) (1926–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A pioneer in Norwegian industrial design, Eckhoff’s output embodies modernist principles in a country with a relatively brief history of industrial design. Eckhoff represents the young postwar Scandinavian Design generation of graduates...

Norske Industridesignere (NID) (Norwegian Industrial Designers) (1955–)

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Norske Industridesignere (NID) (Norwegian Industrial Designers) is a professional association for Norwegian industrial designers established in 1955 as ID, Norsk Gruppe for Industriell Formgivning (ID-gruppen) (ID, Norwegian Group...

Bonytt (1941–)

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. 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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...Bonytt (Design for Living) is a Norwegian design magazine established in 1941 by interior architect Arne Remlov and furnishings retailer Per Tannum, with Remlov serving as editor-in-chief for three decades. From the start it developed close...

National College of Art and Design (Statens Håndverks-Og Kunstindustriskole) (SHKS), Oslo (1818–)

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Statens Håndverks-og Kunstindustriskole (SHKS) (National College of Art and Design) was founded in 1818 as the Royal School of Drawing and Art. Throughout the nineteenth century, it functioned as the premier art education institution...

Norsk Design- Og Arkitektursenter (DOGA) previously Norsk Designråd (Norwegian Design Council), and Norsk Form (2014–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Norsk Design- Og Arkitektursenter (DOGA) Norwegian design foundation was set up in 2014 as an amalgamation of Norsk Form and Norsk Designråd (Norwegian Design Council) to promote design in industry and society, to increase understanding...
...Contexts and methodsThere is a traditional British children’s song that goes, ‘Ten green bottles standing on the wall / If one green bottle should accidently fall / There’ll be nine green bottles …’. Doctoral students in the main domains...

Viking Revival

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. 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 Viking Revival was a style popular in nineteenth-century Scandinavian applied art and architecture, known in Norwegian as dragestil (dragon style) because of the frequent use of this motif in ornamentation. The English name alludes...

Kittelsen, Grete Prytz (1917–2010)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Craftswoman and designer, widely regarded as the internationally best-known Norwegian representative of the postwar Scandinavian Design epoch, Kittelsen’s original enamelware and jewelry designs were at the forefront of her era. She worked...

Norwegian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Norway’s new official passports (2014) by Neue Design Studio were recently praised by an international crowd of designers, journalists, bloggers, and tweeters and were described as an immediate design classic. According to the critics...

Gulbrandsen, Nora (1894–1978)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Norwegian ceramicist and Norway’s first female industrial designer, Gulbrandsen was artistic director at Porsgrunds Porselænsfabrik from 1928 to 1946, where she rejuvenated the factory’s production, modernized utilitarian goods, and adapted...