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Repetition

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Visual repetition is the use of similar elements within a composition or design, which leads the eye to make a visual connection between similar objects. For example, a series of straight lines of the same length, width, and direction...

Psychedelia

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Psychedelia is a term initially employed in 1957 by British psychiatrist Humphry Osmond, whose experiments with mescaline resulted in, he said, “not escapes from, but enlargements of reality.” Initially seeking alternative treatment...

Independent Group

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Independent Group was a collective of theorists, artists, photographers, architects, writers, and designers including Richard Hamilton, Eduardo Paolozzi, William Turnbull, Nigel Henderson, Peter Reyner Banham, Mary Banham, Alison...

The Limitless Design, 1980s to 2000s

Lasse Brunnström

Lasse Brunnström is Emeritus Professor of Design History at HDK - School of Design and Crafts, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He contributed a chapter on the Princess telephone to 'Iconic Designs: 50 Stories About 50 Things' (Bloomsbury, 2014) and has published books on subjects including telephone design and industrial design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Swedish Design : A History

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...The Visual Values Are Upgraded Postmodernism’s breakthrough in design arrived with a bang at the Milan Exhibition in September 1981. Under the direction of Olivetti’s former chief designer Ettore Sottsass Jr the Italian Memphis group...

Althea McNish and the British-African Diaspora

Pop Art and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Artist Althea McNish's contribution to the field of British textile design, and to British culture more widely, cannot be overstated. One of the first designers of African-Caribbean descent to achieve international recognition, McNish...

Programming Pop Art and Design

Anne Massey

Anne Massey is Professor of Design and Culture at London College of Communication, UK. She is the author and editor of a number of books, including Pop Art and Design (2017) and Hollywood Beyond the Screen (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pop Art and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London provided a transdisciplinary space that was to prove an important catalyst in the development of Pop Art and Design. The newly formed organization not only offered an important meeting...

Where is this Pop? In Search of the British Pop Poster

Rick Poynor

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Alex Seago

Alex Seago is Dean of the School of Communications, Arts and Social Sciences at Richmond, The American International University in London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pop Art and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The following chapter is based on an interview between Alex Seago, coeditor of this volume and Rick Poynor, writer on visual culture and founder of Eye magazine. Structured loosely around the periodization of ‘early’, ‘high’ and ‘late/post’...
...This prologue to the reproduction reprint of ‘Chad, Kilroy, the Cannibal’s Footprint and the Mona Lisa’, below, an article first published in 1957 in the Royal College of Art's ARK magazine, examines how some key tensions relating...

Popular Art, Pop Art, and ‘the Boys who Turn out the Fine Arts’

Pop Art and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This quotation is from a typed note by Barbara Jones within the documentation relating to the planning of the exhibition Black Eyes and Lemonade held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery (Jones, 1951a).An open notebook, the left- and right-hand...

Murdoch, Peter (1940–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Murdoch is a British furniture designer, best known for his Pop-inspired furniture of the mid-1960s, particularly his innovative 1963 Spotty paper chair designs. Although his paper designs were initially aimed at children, its innovative...