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Adamovich, Mikhail Mikhailovich (1884–1947)

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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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Porcelain artist and monumental painter, born in Moscow, Adamovich lived and worked in Petrograd and Moscow. Adamovich is best known for the agitational propaganda decorations he painted while working at the State Porcelain Factory...

Neue Werbung (New Advertisement) (1954–91)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A professional bilingual magazine (German and Russian), Neue Werbung–Zeitschrift für Theorie und Praxis der Sozialistischen Werbung (New Advertisement—Magazine for Theory and Practice in Socialist Advertisement), appeared monthly between...

Hermès

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Hermès is a Parisian luxury lifestyle brand founded in 1837 by Thierry Hermès as a harness workshop with the addition of saddlery by 1880. Granted the exclusive rights to use the zipper for leather goods and clothing, Hermès introduced...

Constructivism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Constructivism was a movement that emerged in 1914 in Russia and gained momentum during the early years after the 1917 October Revolution, spreading to Europe and affecting architecture, industrial design, theatre design, typography...

Moskvitch

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Moskvitch is a Russian brand of automobile produced by the Moscow-based manufacturer AZLK (itself established in 1930). It began production in 1946 on the assembly line of the Opel Kadett requisitioned from Germany as a war reparation...

Constructivism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous 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 freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...A modern art movement that originated in Russia in the early 1920s. Constructivism is characterised by the use of industrial materials, such as glass, sheet metal and plastic, to create non-representational, often geometric objects. It also...

Tatlin, Vladimir (1885–1953)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Russian architect and painter Tatlin became associated with the Futurists and is regarded as a significant precursor of the Constructivist movement. His work sought to find purpose for art as an abstract form that expressed...

VNIITE (All-Union Scientific Research Institute for Technical Aesthetics) (1962–2013)

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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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The USSR-wide institution All-Union Scientific Research Institute for Technical Aesthetics (VNIITE), established in 1962, undertook research and consultancy work for Soviet industry, and was also responsible for the promotion of design...

Constructivism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous 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 freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

eBook

...A modern art movement that originated in Moscow around 1920. Constructivism is characterised by the use of industrial materials, such as glass, sheet metal and plastic to create non-representational, often geometric objects, and its wide...

Simultaneity

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Simultaneity is the theory developed in 1912 by the Russian-born Jewish-French painter and designer Sonia Delaunay (1885–1979) in Paris to describe the dynamism and rhythmic relationship apparent in simultaneous vibrant, contrasting colors,...