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IBM

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...IBM is a multinational corporation that has been particularly innovative in computer hardware and software. The business is notable in terms of the design of its products and of the attention it has devoted to its own corporate design...

Zeisel, Eva (1906–2011)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. 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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...Hungarian-born American industrial and ceramic designer Zeisel was born Éva Amália Striker into a well-to-do Jewish family, initially entering the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest in 1923 to study painting. She soon withdrew...

Eliot Noyes

Designer Biography

...Noyes was an American architect and industrial designer who was instrumental in the development of the concept of an integrated corporate identity and is associated with the phrase “Good Design is Good Business.” Born in Boston...

Typewriter

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...As with many other mechanically complex items for the office or study, the typewriter, which for commercial purposes was first introduced by Scholes and Gidden in the USA in 1868, borrowed its design language from the domestic sewing...

Museum of Modern Art, New York (1929–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was, from its beginnings, a promoter of modern visual culture. As seen in its collections, buildings, growth, and exhibitions, it sees the idea of “modern” to not be transitory but evolutionary. The role...

Noyes, Eliot (1910–77)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Noyes was an American architect and industrial designer who was instrumental in the development of the concept of an integrated corporate identity and is associated with the phrase “Good Design is Good Business.” Born in Boston...

The United States: Industrial Design 1945–1973

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin was Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He was a founding 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; and Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Victor was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Cumulus and the Design Research Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 3 : Europe and North America 1945–2000

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...IntroductionIn the midst of World War II, while the United States was generating a prodigious amount of weaponry and combat material, American industry was preparing the public for a postwar world of unprecedented consumption...

United States Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Since the beginning of the country’s industrial development in the mid-nineteenth century, the most compelling and contradictory features of US design were its classlessness and practicality, qualities befitting a young republic, and its...