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Modern Design Museum, Seoul (2008–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Modern Design Museum is one of the first design museums in Korea. Since opening in March 2008, the Museum has exhibited historical records dedicated to Korea’s design development, featuring more than 15,000 items. The collection...

Noh, Nora (Myong-Ja) (1928–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Noh is a Korean fashion designer. She was born in Seoul in a wealthy family as Myong-Ja Noh. She moved to the United States in 1947, where she studied fashion design in Frank Wagon Technical College. Returning to Korea, Noh opened Nora...

Ahn, Sang-soo 안상수 (1952–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Korean graphic designer Ahn studied Applied Art at Hongik University in Korea, where he later became professor in the School of Graphic Design. After working at the GoldStar Design Office (currently, LG Electronic Design Research Center...

Cho, Young-jae 조영제 (1935–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Young-jae is a Korean visual communication designer who, after studying at the College of Arts, Seoul National University, between 1954 and 1958, studied in the United States on a scholarship provided by the Korea Handicraft Demonstration...

Kwon, Soon-Hyung 권순형 (1929–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Korean ceramist Kwon studied Applied Art in the College of Arts, Seoul National University and took a one-year research fellowship at the Cleveland Institute of Art, from 1959 to 1960 sponsored by the Korea Handcraft Demonstration Centre...

International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR) (2005–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Founded in 2005 by the Chinese Institute of Design, the International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR) is a charitable organization that aims to promote research and study of design internationally. Membership...

Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP) (1970–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Korean Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP) was established as the Korea Design Package Centre (KDPC) in 1970 by the Korean government, under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The main aim of the KDPC was to enhance the standard...

Min, Chul-hong 민철홍 (1933–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A Korean industrial designer, Min studied applied art at the College of Arts, Seoul National University, between 1954 and 1958. Thanks to a scholarship from the Korea Handicraft Demonstration Centre (KHDC), he furthered his study...

Korean Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...(In this article, Korea represents the whole Korean Peninsula before 1945 and the Republic of Korea [South Korea] thereafter.)Since the opening of Korea in 1876 and the Gabo Reform in 1894, Western civilization and material culture were...

Stupas and mandalas

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Symbol, Pattern & Symmetry : The Cultural Significance of Structure

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The foundations for the development of Buddhism as a major world religion are traceable to the last few centuries bce. The religion spread across much of present-day India and Pakistan to Southeast Asia, northwards to Central...