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De Pas, D’Urbino, and Lomazzi (1966–91)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Design collective founded as DDL in 1966 in Milan by Jonathan De Pas (Milan, 1932–91), Donato D’Urbino (Milan, 1936–), and Paolo Lomazzi (Milan, 1936–). The latter two continued their collaboration after De Pas’s death and are now known...

Archigram

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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Archigram was an architectural design group founded in the 1960s, whose name is created from an amalgamation of the words “architecture” and “telegram.” The idea behind the group was found in the connections between architecture...

Deganello, Paolo (1940–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Italian designer and architect and a founder of the 1960s Florentine-based Radical group Archizoom Associati, Deganello has always associated his practice and his theoretical and didactic activity with his political left-wing militancy...

Du Pasquier, Nathalie (1957–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Du Pasquier is one of the founder members of the Memphis group formed in Italy in 1981 and set up by Ettore Sottsass Jr. as a reaction against modernism. Born in Bordeaux, she moved to Milan in 1979 after having traveled to Africa, India...

Radical Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Radical design (Disegno Radicale) was a mid-1960s avant-garde design movement, spearheaded by two Florence-based design collectives, Archizoom Associati and Superstudio but also located in Milan and Turin. Challenging the traditional...

Superstudio (1966–78)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...One of the most important practices of the Italian Radical Movement, based in Florence, Superstudio included Adolfo Natalini and Cristiano Toraldo di Francia, later joined by Alessandro and Roberto Magris and Piero Frassinelli. Its work...

Michele De Lucchi

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...De Lucchi is an architect and product designer, born in Ferrara, Italy. Over the course of his career, he devoted himself to the quality of working environments and public spaces. In 1975, he graduated in architecture from the University...

Pesce, Gaetano (1939–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Gaetano Pesce is a prominent Italian architect, artist, and designer; he trained at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV) and at the Higher Institute of Design in Venice. Pesce started his activity with the N Group...

Crafting a Design Counterculture: the Pastoral and the Primitive in Italian Radical Design, 1972–1976

Made in Italy : Rethinking a Century of Italian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...Introduction The opening in 1972 of Italy: The New Domestic Landscape: Achievements and Problems of Italian Design at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York is recognised as a landmark moment in Italy’s design history...

Conclusion

Tom Cubbin

Tom Cubbin is a senior lecturer in design studies at the Academy of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg, Sweden. He contributed to the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, and has had several articles published in Home Cultures, Estonian Art, and the Calvert Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soviet Critical Design : Senezh Studio and the Communist Surround

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...In the past twenty years we have seen highs and lows, illusions and the fulfilment of dreams, grief and the joys of creating one of the most complex artistic professions that has come to be known as artistic projecteering. In short...