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Wallpaper* UK (1996–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Feeding from, and giving tangible form to, an increased consumer interest in design and lifestyle in the 1990s, the entrepreneurial journalists Tyler Brûlé and Alexander Geringer launched a new magazine in 1996 with the title Wallpaper...

Baccarat (1764–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Baccarat is a French glassworks established in 1764 by the Bishop of Metz near Lunéville in Lorraine. The glass manufacturer Aimé-Gabriel d’Artigues (1773–1848) purchased the works in 1816 and moved his factory at Vonêche to Baccarat...

Starck, Philippe (1949–)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Born in Paris, Starck, the son of an aeronautical engineer, became one of the most fêted designers of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. His ability to mix art and design, unexpected material combinations, and playful...

Lucky Strike Design Award (1991–)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. 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 Article

...In 1991, the German-based Raymond Loewy Foundation introduced the Lucky Strike Design award. It was intended to encourage international design that demonstrably improved the conditions of daily life. The award is named after Loewy’s classic...

Flos

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Flos is an Italian lighting company founded in Merano, near Bolzano in 1962 by Dino Gavina, Arturo Eisenkeil, and Sergio Biliotti with the aim of experimenting with new materials and techniques for lighting. Flos board members included...

Alessi

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

Driade

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Driade is an Italian furniture manufacturer founded in Piacenza in 1968 by Enrico Astori, his sister Antonia, and his wife Adelaide Acerbi as an “aesthetic laboratory” that experimented both in radical and rational design...

Juicy Salif Lemon Squeezer, Italy/France

Grace Lees-Maffei

Grace Lees-Maffei is Professor of Design History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

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...Juicy Salif lemon squeezer, designed by Philippe Starck for Alessi, 1990. Image courtesy Alessi S.p.A/Murray Weir Willals. If iconicity is about being recognizable, then Philippe Starck’s Juicy Salif...

Philippe Starck

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...Born in Paris, Starck, the son of an aeronautical engineer, became one of the most feted designers of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. His ability to mix art and design, unexpected material combinations, and playful...

Product Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Product design is all about improving the quality of life through the design and development of new products and services. From motorcycles to mobile phones, product designers create products which are attractive, desirable, and satisfying...