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Colonial Williamsburg (1926–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Colonial Williamsburg is a living museum of eighteenth-century American life. Starting in 1926 during a period of American Revivalist interests, the collaborative efforts of Dr. W. A. R. Goodwin and John D. Rockefeller preserved...

Colonial Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Colonial Revival Movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries celebrated the architecture and interior furnishings of the American colonies and early Republic. The movement gained prominence around the time of the US...

Gödöllő Workshops

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Gödöllő Workshops was a Hungarian artists’ colony active during 1901–21 in the town of Gödöllő outside of Budapest, founded by painters and decorative artists Aladár Körösfői-Kriesch and Sándor Nagy. The group strived to forge a Hungarian...

Romantic Nationalism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...National Romanticism in European design and the decorative arts was a late nineteenth-century movement usually expressed in adaptations of vernacular or historical revivalist styles and subjects. The style emerged in earlier...

Viking Revival

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. 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

...The Viking Revival was a style popular in nineteenth-century Scandinavian applied art and architecture, known in Norwegian as dragestil (dragon style) because of the frequent use of this motif in ornamentation. The English name alludes...

Cracow Workshops (Warsztaty Krakowskie) (1913–26)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Cracow Workshops was a Polish association of artists, architects, and craftsmen, active in Cracow 1913–26 with the aim of improving the quality of craft production. It was inspired by nationalist sentiments and sought to forge a Polish...

Bulgarian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Bulgaria’s position on the border between Europe and Asia has inspired a sophisticated arts and crafts tradition, which has flourished since the establishment of the First Bulgarian Empire in 681 CE. Located in the center of the Balkans...

Reframing Nature: The Visual Experience of Early Mountaineering

The Handbook of Visual Culture

Berg, 2012

Book Chapter

...In the opening of his popular Guide to the Lakes ((1810) 1975), the poet William Wordsworth introduces his readers to the Lake District landscape by asking them to imagine themselves in a particular viewing position:To begin, then,...

Rethinking National Romanticism

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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Design and National Identity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...What is perhaps more remarkable is that the formation of national identities was less the result of national introspection than a large-scale international exchange of ideas, theories and savoir-faire. The various national identities...

Gallen-Kallela, Akseli (1865–1931)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Gallen-Kallela was an influential Finnish painter and designer who is closely associated with the concepts of National Romanticism and Finnish identity. His illustrations for the national epic poem Kalevala represented the heroes...