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Denise Scott Brown

Designer Biography

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...Denise Scott Brown is a South African architect, planner and urban designer as well as an author and educator. She worked closely with Robert Venturi for much of her life. After attending the University of the Witwatersrand between 1948...

Margaret Calvert

Designer Biography

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...Margaret Vivienne Calvert OBE is a typographer and graphic designer. Born in South Africa, Calvert moved to England in 1950 where she later studied at the Chelsea College of Art. In 1957, her Chelsea College tutor Jock Kinneir was appointed...

Designing Tools for Low-income Community Organizing

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book Chapter

...Grassroot is a nonprofit technology start-up in South Africa. It creates and deploys simple, purpose-built tools for activists and movement builders in low-technology, marginalized communities. As of writing, those tools have reached over...

Designing to Win

Nigel Cross

Nigel Cross is Emeritus Professor of Design Studies, Open University, UK. He has vast experience as a design teacher and an international reputation as a design researcher through books such as Designerly Ways of Knowing and Analysing Design Activity, and editorship of the leading research journal, Design Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design Thinking : Understanding How Designers Think and Work

Berg, 2011

Book Chapter

...Our first case study is of an outstanding designer who has had a long and distinguished record as a highly successful and highly innovative designer in a highly competitive environment, that of Formula One racing car design. As a young...

Southern African Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...This article outlines selected aspects of the design of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe between 1850 and 2014. Although these countries are now self-governing republics, they share similar colonial histories and postcolonial...

Wind-Up Radio, UK/South Africa

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

Book Chapter

...A schoolteacher using a Prime radio, launched by Lifeline Energy in 2010, in rural eastern Zambia. Photo courtesy Kristine Pearson, 2010. The wind-up radio originally conceived by British inventor...

Conservative Flagship: Interior Design for RMS Windsor Castle, 1960

British Design: Tradition and Modernity after 1948

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...Writing in The South African Shipping News and Fishing Industry Review in August 1960, in an article entitled ‘Cape Town Appreciates Benefits Conferred by Mailships’, Joyce Newton Thompson, Mayor of Cape Town and Afrikaner...

Confronting Bias in Cultural Exchanges

Marty Maxwell Lane

Marty Maxwell Lane is Assistant Professor, Graphic Design, in the School of Art at University of Arkansas, USA. She is a designer and educator and serves as a member of the AIGA's Design Educators' Steering Committee. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebecca Tegtmeyer

Rebecca Tegtmeyer is Assistant Professor of Graphic Design in the Department of Art, Art History and Design at Michigan State University, USA. A designer and art director, she has previously served as Education Director of the AIGA Detroit Chapter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Collaboration in Design Education : Case Studies & Teaching Methodologies

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book Chapter