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Slovenian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...As in other parts of the former Yugoslavia, the emergence of design as a modern discipline in Slovenia was tied to the onset of socialist industrialization in the early 1950s. Slovenia, however, was exceptional both in Yugoslavia and more...

Gorenje

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Gorenje is a Slovenian manufacturer of domestic appliances headquartered in the city of Velenje. It grew from a small agricultural machinery plant in 1950 to the largest producer of home appliances in socialist Yugoslavia, which exported...

Iskra

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Iskra was a leading manufacturer of electrical, electronic, telecommunications, and computer equipment in socialist Yugoslavia and one of the country’s leaders in modern design, in operation between 1946 and 1990. Its design department...

Kralj, Niko (1920–2013)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Niko Kralj was a Slovenian architect and furniture designer and one of the pioneers of industrial design in socialist Yugoslavia. After graduating from the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana in 1952, Kralj worked for the chair...

Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana (1972–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Museum of Architecture and Design was founded in 1972 by the City of Ljubljana as a museum of architecture and renamed in 2010. It is located in the sixteenth-century Fužine Castle. The Museum contains around 100,000 objects divided...