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Eyewear Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The fact that you bought your eyeglasses at an optometrist situated at the local mall, rather than at a hospital is important. In our contemporary reality, we distance our eyesight impairment from other physical disabilities...

Ecclesiastical Product Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Ecclesiastical Product Design is the design of objects, such as silverware, furniture, books, and textiles, made for Christian institutions and practices. The sorts of ecclesiastical products used in Christian practices, the style...

ODM (Original Design Manufacturer)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...An original design manufacturer (ODM) designs and builds a product to another company’s specifications. ODMs often provide the research and development to create electronics systems that are then branded by the buying firm. ODMs will modify...

Reliability

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Reliability is the ability of a system or component to function under stated conditions for a specified period of time. It is also defined as the probability R(t) that an item can perform a required function without failure under given...

Merchandising

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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Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Book, 2010

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Barnack, Oskar (1879–1936)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Oskar Barnack was born near Berlin and trained as a mechanic before becoming known as the father of the 35 mm camera. From 1902 to 1910, he worked for the Carl Zeiss Company in Jena and in 1911 he was invited by Ernst Leitz to join...

Spin-Off Products

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Spin-off products are the result of “brand extension,” a marketing strategy in which a successful brand is applied to a product or service in a different product category, or a new product is derived from an existing product. Examples...

Horta, Victor (1861–1947)

Javier Gimeno-Martínez

Javier Gimeno-Martínez is an assistant professor at the VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands. His work has been published in various journals including ‘Interiors’ and ‘Design and Culture’, and he has contributed chapters to several edited volumes. 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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...Belgian architect and designer, renowned for developing the visual language of Art Nouveau, Horta studied drawing and architecture at the Ghent Academy (1874–7) and then at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Brussels (1881–4). In his Hôtel...

Colani, Luigi (Lutz) (1928–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Colani is a German-born transport and industrial designer. After studying at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Colani studied aerodynamics at the Sorbonne. This was followed in 1953 by a period in the United States as head of new materials...