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Campana Brothers

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...Humberto and Fernando Campana are Brazilian product, furniture, and interior designers, who often use discarded and mundane materials in a process of transformation and reinvention. In 1984 they became artistic partners. An early...

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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

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

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

Colombian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

Argentinean and Uruguayan Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Professional design in Argentina and Uruguay emerged in the 1940s as a result of government-backed developmentalist (desarrollismo) policies aimed to create autonomous independent nations. Although different, Argentina and Uruguay’s modern...

Beyond rationalism

John Chris Jones

John Chris Jones was born in 1927, in Aberystwyth, Wales. Jones studied engineering at the University of Cambridge, and went on to work for AEI in Manchester, England. In 1962 he instigated an influential conference on design methods, which led to the formation of the Design Research Society which he chaired from 1971–73. In 2004 he was presented with the Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award and from 1970–74 Jones was the first Professor of Design at The Open University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Designing

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

...Marina Waisman edits the architectural journal Summaries and teaches architectural history at the Catholic University at Cordoba.Arturo Montagu is a design consultant and teaches design research at the Universities of. La Plata...

Arauz de Pirovano, Celina (1915–2010)

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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Celina Arauz de Pirovano was a pioneering Argentinean interior decorator and furniture designer. Born in Buenos Aires, she trained in nursing and also as a fine artist with the painter Vicente Puig. Married to the architect and decorator...