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Welch, Robert (1929–2000)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A British industrial designer born in Hereford, Welch was educated at Hanley Castle Grammar School, Birmingham School of Art, and later at the Royal College of Art in 1952. As a student, he traveled to Scandinavia, where he found...

Design in Scandinavia (Touring Show) 1954–7

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Design in Scandinavia was the most important of a series of joint Scandinavian touring exhibitions of the 1950s and 1960s. With the motto “United we stand,” it was a result of the diligent efforts of the national societies of crafts...

Eckhoff, Mathias Gerhard (Tias) (1926–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A pioneer in Norwegian industrial design, Eckhoff’s output embodies modernist principles in a country with a relatively brief history of industrial design. Eckhoff represents the young postwar Scandinavian Design generation of graduates...

Kittelsen, Grete Prytz (1917–2010)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Craftswoman and designer, widely regarded as the internationally best-known Norwegian representative of the postwar Scandinavian Design epoch, Kittelsen’s original enamelware and jewelry designs were at the forefront of her era. She worked...

Isola, Maija (1927–2001)

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. 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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...Isola was a Finnish textile designer and artist, born in Riihimäki. Isola’s thirty-eight-year long career as a textile designer for Marimekko saw her produce over 500 designs, including the iconic Unikko (Poppy) pattern, one of the staples...

A History of Ideas: Constructing Danish Modern

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

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...When any style of design becomes fashionable or influential, a tendency exists to perceive it as arriving abruptly and then instantaneously altering aesthetics and taste. Design eras are frequently presented and taught...

Churba, Alberto (1932–)

Patricia Lara-Betancourt

Patricia Lara-Betancourt is a researcher at the Modern Interiors Research Centre (MIRC) at the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK. Her research focuses on themes of modernity, representation and identity. She is a co-editor of Performance, Fashion and the Modern Interior: from the Victorians to Today (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Argentinean furniture, textile, and glass designer who is also a fine artist. Churba is credited with contributing to the dissemination of modern design (particularly Scandinavian) in his native country. A talented dancer and musician, he...

Franck, Kaj (1911–89)

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. 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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...Kaj Franck was a Finnish designer, best known for his work in ceramics and glass. Franck is one of the most prominent figures associated with what became known as the “Golden Age” of Finnish design, the 1950s and 1960s. Unlike Timo...

Exhibitable Furniture: Interpreting Images of Design

Scandinavian Design : Alternative Histories

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Artefacts of international modernism are often portrayed in white, airy spaces with few distracting elements. Yet this visual framing of aesthetic purity contains a historical and ideological meaning that is anything but neutral....

Introduction

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modernism in Scandinavia : Art, Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Scandinavia is a region associated with modernity: modern design, modern living and a progressive welfare state. At the same time individuals from the region are only sparsely represented in most art histories of Modernism, and then largely...