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Marc Newson

Designer Biography

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...Marc Newson is a furniture and product designer, born and educated in Australia. Since graduating from the Sydney College of Arts with a degree in jewelry and sculpture in 1984, Newson has worked in Japan, France, and the UK. His designs...

Raymond McGrath

Designer Biography

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...Architect and industrial designer, born and educated in Australia, McGrath designed a number of significant houses in the modernist idiom during the interwar period. This included remodeling the Cambridge university house Finella. This led...

Annand, Douglas (1903–76)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Annand was a graphic designer and artist, born at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. After studying commercial art at the Central Technical College, Brisbane, and experience with several firms, he became a freelance artist and designer...

Bruton, Dean (1951–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Academic and design theorist based in Australia, Bruton wrote a history of the Contemporary Art Society of South Australia (1942–86) in 1986. Since 1989 he has contributed to design pedagogy while working at the University of Adelaide...

Cato, Ken (1946–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Australian graphic designer, born in Brisbane, Cato graduated from RMIT in 1968 and in 1970, with Terry Hibberd, set up Cato–Hibberd Design in Melbourne, becoming Cato Partners after 1982, with increased international business based...

Powerhouse Museum (1988–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The Powerhouse Museum, located in Darling Harbour, Sydney, was opened in 1988 in the shell of an old power station as the flagship of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. It has a collection of 385,000 objects covering history, science,...

Gallery of Australian Design (2009–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The Gallery of Australian Design was launched in 2009 with support from the University of Canberra, the Australian Institute of Architects, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, and the National Museum of Australia. Since...

Design Institute of Australia (DIA) (1947–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...The Design Institute of Australia (DIA) was created in 1983 through the renaming of the Industrial Design Institute of Australia (IDIA). IDIA had been formed in 1958 when the Society of Designers for Industry (established 1947) changed its...

Establishing the crafting self in the contemporary creative economy

Susan Luckman

Susan Luckman is Professor in Cultural Studies at the University of South Australia, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jane Andrew

Craft Economies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...Alongside more traditional selling options such as shop-based retail and commission sales, online craft retail sites are attractive to many creative sole traders and SMEs and have catalysed an explosive expansion in the international...

Andrews, Gordon (1914–2001)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Andrews was an industrial designer, born and trained in Sydney, Australia. After working for an advertising agency he traveled internationally and worked in London in the 1930s, which influenced his later design work in Australia. He worked...