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Architektura, Poland (1947–89)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Architektura (Architecture) was a Polish magazine published monthly between 1947 and 1989 by the main board of the Stowarzyszenie Architektów Polskich (SARP) (Union of Polish Architects) and funded by the Ministry of Culture and Art....

Polish Posters

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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Cracow Workshops (Warsztaty Krakowskie) (1913–26)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Cracow Workshops was a Polish association of artists, architects, and craftsmen, active in Cracow 1913–26 with the aim of improving the quality of craft production. It was inspired by nationalist sentiments and sought to forge a Polish...

Exhibition of the Lands Regained, Wrocław (1948)

Harriet Atkinson

Harriet Atkinson is a historian and Research Fellow based at the Royal College of Art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Polish Exhibition of the Lands Regained was mounted in the city of Wrocław in 1948 as companion to the Communist International Congress for Peace of that year. Set across 150 acres, the exhibition celebrated the new territories that had...

Gronowski, Tadeusz (1894–1990)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Gronowski was a Polish commercial graphic artist who particularly specialized in poster design, where he is recognized as a pioneer. Born in Warsaw and a graduate of the Warsaw University of Technology (1925) and of the École Nationale...

Arkady (Poland) (1935–9)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Arkady was a distinguished monthly magazine published between 1935 and 1939 in Warsaw. The magazine covered applied art, interior design, architecture, product design, and visual arts. Its ambition was to boost recognition of current...

Room

Richard Martin

Richard Martin writes about film, art and architecture. He lives in London, and currently teaches at King's College London and Tate Modern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of David Lynch

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...All the rooms in this house are in one room. The Logic of Simultaneity Inland Empire is David Lynch’s most radical work. Indeed, it is one of the most challenging American films to have appeared...

Tomaszewski, Henryk (1914–2005)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Tomaszewski was a Polish poster designer, who was born and worked in Warsaw. A member of the Polish Poster School of the 1950s, Tomaszewski’s film and exhibition posters were prized for their individualism and artistic integrity during...

Hulanicki, Barbara (1936–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Polish-British freelance fashion designer, creator of the Biba boutiques, born in Warsaw to Polish parents, worked in London. Hulanicki was briefly educated at Brighton Art School in 1955, and worked as a fashion illustrator for the British...

Polish Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Following partition in the eighteenth century, Poland eventually became an independent nation in 1918, remaining so until the end of the Second World War, when the Polish People’s Republic was proclaimed under Soviet influence. This lasted...