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Swid Powell

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Swid Powell is a New York-based company established in 1982 by Nan Swid and Addie Powell to create architect-designed tableware, distributed in the commercial market through department stores and other retail outlets. Powell had previously...

Studio Alchimia (1977–92)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded by Alessandro and Adriana Guerriero and Bruno and Giorgio Gregori, the Milan-based Studio Alchimia brought together designers such as Ettore Sottsass, Andrea Branzi, Paola Navone, Michele de Lucchi, and many others. The group’s work...

Tecno

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Tecno was founded by twin brothers Osvaldo and Fulgencio Borsani in Milan in 1953, and was one of a dozen or so Italian companies, along with Arflex, Zanotta, and others, that emerged from family-owned craft-centered businesses...

Branzi, Andrea (1938–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Italian architect, designer, and theorist, since the late 1960s, Branzi has been prominent in the dissemination of the ideas of Radical architecture and design, both as a cofounder of the Florentine-based Archizoom Associati...

Ettore Jr. Sottsass

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...Austrian-born architect, painter, theorist, and designer, active in Italy, Ettore was the son of the architect Ettore Sottsass Sr. Trained as an architect (1939) at Turin’s Polytechnic, Sottsass developed throughout his career parallel...

Venini

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Venini is a glass manufactory founded in 1921 in Murano (Venice) by the Milanese lawyer Paolo Venini and the Venetian antiquarian Giacomo Cappellin. In its early years, under the artistic guidance of Vittorio Zecchin, it focused...

De Lucchi, Michele (1951–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...De Lucchi is an architect and product designer, born in Ferrara, Italy. Over the course of his career, he devoted himself to the quality of working environments and public spaces. In 1975, he graduated in architecture from the University...

Alessi

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Alessi is an Italian company of housewares founded in 1921 by Giovanni Alessi. Originating in Omegna in the Piedmont region of Italy, the company was known as “Fratelli Alessi Omegna,” an artisanal workshop for the production of metal...

Michele De Lucchi

Designer Biography

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...De Lucchi is an architect and product designer, born in Ferrara, Italy. Over the course of his career, he devoted himself to the quality of working environments and public spaces. In 1975, he graduated in architecture from the University...

Van Onck, Andries (1928–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Van Onck is a Dutch industrial designer, born in Amsterdam. Between 1954 and 1959, he studied industrial design at the Ulm Institute of Design (HfG). After graduation, he was introduced by HfG director Tomás Maldonado to Ettore Sottsass...