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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

Book Chapter

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Retro Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Retro design harkens back to earlier works of a recent vintage, capturing fully or in part the spirit and concepts that created it. Retro is shorthand for retrograde, meaning to turn backward. Retro design generally falls within...

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...

Kiely, Orla (1963–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Irish textile, fashion, homeware, and accessory designer who was born in Dublin, and living and working in London, Kiely studied printed textiles at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD), Dublin, and knitwear design at the Royal...

Continuity: Authenticity and the Paradoxical Nature of Reproduction

Judy Attfield

Judith Attfield is Senior Lecturer in History and Design at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wild Things : The Material Culture of Everyday Life

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

...if the differences between the genuine and the spurious be so light, why not collect the fake? The answer is why not providing that one knows the difference between the two [...] Inability to discern the difference between a real pearl...

Conclusion

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...I began this book by outlining the changes in value of one particular retro item: flying ducks. I used this example because the history of these ceramic wall plaques exemplifies the processes, problems and questions I wanted to explore...

Retro Interiors and Lifestyle Media

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...I began this book by referring to the recent proliferation of the term retro to describe particular objects and styles and used the Guardian Weekend magazine to illustrate this point. This example is just one of many representations...

Retailing Retro

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...The importance of retail spaces and those involved in the service industries in creating, establishing and communicating the value of goods has long been recognized by businesses and academic studies. As suggested in the previous chapter...

Viking Bracelets and Steampunk Eggs: Invariance or Timelessness?

Mark Mussari

Mark Mussari is an independent scholar, freelance writer, translator and consultant, based in Arizona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Danish Modern : Between Art and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...‘If a design is timeless,’ the polymath designer Nanna Ditzel (1923–2005) once observed, ‘it is never relevant.’ Quoted on the Maharam website [ http://www.maharam.com/stories/nanna-ditzel-hallingdal-65 ;...

A History of the Retro Aesthetic

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...I got interested in art deco and kitsch in the early 1960s. It was always around, but lots of people were getting into kitsch at art school in the 1960s.When I was sixteen I got into the mod revival scene, the ’60s scene…even though...