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Munich Vereinigte Werkstätten fur Kunst im Handwerk (United Workshops for Art in HANDWORK) (1897–)

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 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1897, the Munich Vereinigte Werkstätten fur Kunst im Handwerk (United Workshops for Art in Handwork) was founded in Munich by designers Bruno Paul, Bernhard Pankok, Richard Riemerschmid, and Herman Obrist. The group gelled around...

Richard Riemerschmid

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...Riemerschmid was an influential German furniture designer and architect. He studied fine art at the Munich Art Academy from 1888 until 1890 before working as a freelance painter. He wrote for the periodical Jugend and in 1898...

Jugendstil

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In Germany, the Art Nouveau Movement was named after the art magazine Jugend that was published in Munich from 1896 onward. It was one of the very influential art and Arts and Crafts magazines for this early modern movement in Europe, along...

Deutsche Werkstätten für Handwerk Kunst (1898–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1898 Karl Schmidt founded the Dresdner Werkstätten für Handwerkskunst (Dresden, Germany); in the same year the Vereinigte Werkstätten für Kunst und Handwerk in Munich was initiated by the Ausschuss für Kunst und Handwerk (Committee...

Meissen

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...During the eighteenth century, the porcelain manufactory Meissen (near Dresden, Germany) was the first and leading manufactory in Europe for a long time. Founded in 1710 by August dem Starken as Königlich-Polnische und...

Munich Secession

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A group of Munich-based artists designated themselves as Secessionists in the late nineteenth century. On April 4, 1892, ninety-six artists seceded from the Munich Künstlergenossenschaft (Artists’ Cooperative) and founded a new group...

Paul, Bruno (1874–1968)

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Born in the Lausitz region of Germany in 1874, Paul was an influential architect, furniture designer, and cartoonist. Trained from 1886 in the Kunstgewerbeschule in Dresden, he moved to the Munich Art Academy in 1892 to complete his...

Type-Forms

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This term is not related to typography but rather reflects the Modernist tendency for designs that are concerned with ideas of universality, anonymity, and simple geometric shapes. The concept of type-forms was initially based on various...

Riemerschmid, Richard (1868–1957)

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Riemerschmid was an influential German furniture designer and architect. He studied fine art at the Munich Art Academy from 1888 until 1890 before working as a freelance painter. He wrote for the periodical Jugend and in 1898...

Art Nouveau

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Art Nouveau was a style of decorative and architectural design produced across Europe and in the United States around 1900. The movement was an effort to integrate art into daily life and a visual style that was popular...