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Travel Illustration

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Book, 2009

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Colani, Luigi (Lutz) (1928–)

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 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Colani is a German-born transport and industrial designer. After studying at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Colani studied aerodynamics at the Sorbonne. This was followed in 1953 by a period in the United States as head of new materials...

Aerodynamics

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Aerodynamics derives from the Greek words ἀήρ (aer), concerning air, and δυναμική (dynamic), concerning an act of force. It refers to the motion of air and its dynamics in and around an object. Efficient aerodynamics refers to properties...

Innocenti

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Innocenti is an Italian automotive and engineering company founded by Ferdinando Innocenti in the early 1930s. In the 1920s Innocenti began exploring possible applications of metal tubes, setting the company’s commercial office and factory...

Airstream

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Airstream is a brand of recreational vehicles first developed by Wally Byam (1896–1962), who had been designing trailers since the 1920s. The first Airstream was produced in 1932 and was based upon designs by Hawley Bowlus. The trailer...

Boeing

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Although William Boeing made his fortune in the west coast timber industry, his real passion was aviation; in 1915 he collaboratively built the B & W seaplane, running the initial test flight himself. By 1917 the Boeing Airplane Company...

Transport Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Transport design refers to passenger land transport, that is, it excludes freight, air, and water transport.The role of the designer here is to approach design for transport from the point of view of the user. People have a collection...

When objects fail

Encountering Things : Design and Theories of Things

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...IntroductionWhile most of us understand what is meant by an object—a teaspoon, hammer, cup, chair, or lamp—no one is quite sure what is meant by a thing. The word holds within it an “audacious ambiguity” (Brown 2001: 4), referring...

Pininfarina

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Pininfarina is an Italian coach-building and design firm founded in 1930 in Cambiano, near Turin, by Battista “Pinin” Farina. Throughout its history, the company has designed, assembled, manufactured, and tested production, custom...

D’Ascanio, Corradino (1891–1981)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...D’Ascanio was an engineer and designer, born in Popoli, central Italy. In the 1920s, while occupied as a civil engineer in his native town, he also worked on the design of several early helicopters. These prototypes include the D’AT3...