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Asociación Colombiana de Diseñadores (ACD) (Association of Colombian Designers) (1976–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Asociación Colombiana de Diseñadores (ACD) (Association of Colombian Designers) was founded in 1976 by Proexport, Colombia’s Government Trade Office, and under the recommendation of the European Economic Community. ACD was formed during...

Ambasz, Emilio (1943–)

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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...Argentine-born American-based architect and industrial designer, Ambasz studied architecture at Princeton University, where he held a professorship until 1969. At 25 he earned a curatorship of design at The Museum of Modern Art (1970–6...

Instituto de Diseño Fundación Neumann-INCE (IDD) (Institute of Design, Neumann-INCE Foundation), Caracas (1964–95)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Instituto de Diseño Fundación Neumann-INCE (IDD) (Neumann-INCE Foundation Institute of Design) was founded in 1969 with state funds from the Instituto Nacional de Cooperación Educativa (INCE) (National Institute for Cooperation...

Laplace, Luis (1969–)

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 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Argentinean architect and interior designer who was born and trained in Buenos Aires, Laplace graduated from the Universidad de Belgrano in Architecture and Urbanism in 1995. After a short period working in Buenos Aires, Laplace moved...

Bolivian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This landlocked country is located in central-west South America. Its ten million inhabitants are primarily of Native American descent mixed with Spanish, who dominated the region from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries...

Rodrigues, Sergio (1927–2014)

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Brazilian architect and furniture designer considered a pioneer of modern furniture design in Brazil, also known for working with traditional tropical woods, Rodrigues was born into a family of prominent Brazilian artists and intellectuals...

Colombian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Colombia occupies a strategic location in northwestern South America, with territory that includes Caribbean Islands and Pacific coastline. Its population of 47.3 million comes from the mixing of Spanish colonizers, Africans brought...

Bonsiepe, Gui (1934–)

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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...German industrial designer, theorist, and educator and a highly influential figure in developing the design profession and its discourse in Latin America, India, and other “peripheral” regions, Bonsiepe trained in information design...

Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial (ESDI) (College of Higher Education in Design), Rio de Janeiro (1963–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Usually acknowledged as the first Latin American modern design school, the Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial (ESDI) (College of Design) opened in 1963 through a political decision at governmental level as part of regional and national...

Campana Brothers: Fernando (1961–) and Humberto (1953–)

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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...Brazilian product, furniture, and interior designers, whose distinctive work has joined museum’s collections worldwide, the designs of Campana brothers use discarded, mundane materials suggesting a mixture of Arte Povera and industrially...