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De Waal, Edmund (1964–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Edmund Arthur Lowndes de Waal OBE (1964–) an artist, author, and now stage designer, was born into a European family in Nottingham, UK, and educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he obtained a first class degree in English literature...

BIB Design Consultants

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

...BIB is a leading British product design consultancy, established by Nick Butler (1942–2012) in London in 1972. BIB is a classic example of a comprehensive design consultancy, as they work with a wide range of design-related issues including...

Tenniel, Sir John

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 Publishing SA, 2009

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...www.CartoonStock.com An English illustrator who drew over 2000 caricatures and cartoons for Punch but is renowned for his distinctive illustrations engraved on blocks of wood for Lewis Carroll’s best-selling...

Art Workers’ Guild, Britain (1884–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Art Workers’ Guild is an organization of artists, designers, and craftsmen founded in 1884 in London to foster social contact between different artistic practitioners. The Guild shared many of the ideas of the Arts and Crafts movement...

Birtwell, Celia (1941–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Celia Birtwell is a British textile designer, best known for her collaboration with the fashion designer Ossie Clark during the 1960s and the 1970s. Her focus was on designing prints, often on transparent fabrics such as chiffon, voile...

Westwood, Vivienne (1941–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Vivienne Westwood is a British fashion designer. Once considered subversive and antiestablishment and accredited with launching Punk with Malcolm McLaren, Westwood has become the doyenne of British fashion and a Dame of the British Empire...

McQueen, Lee Alexander (1969–2010)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A British fashion designer, McQueen’s reputation as the bad boy of London fashion with his shocking and extravagant fashion shows—the last, Plato’s Atlantis cost over £1million for just 10 minutes—does not do justice to his skills...

Bentham, Jeremy (1748–1832)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Jeremy Bentham (February 15, 1748–June 6, 1832) was an English philosopher, economist, and reformer most prominently associated with the ideas of utilitarianism and nineteenth-century prison reform. After training as a lawyer Bentham became...

Dyce, William (1806–64)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...William Dyce was a Scottish artist, art theorist, designer, design reformer, and administrator. He briefly enrolled at the Royal Academy in 1825, but disliked its teaching methods. His involvement in design education began in 1837, when he...

Garrett, Rhoda (1841–82) and Agnes (1845–1935)

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 Article

...British architects and interior designers, active 1870–1880, Rhoda and her cousin Agnes were the first English women to train in an architect’s office and to work professionally as house decorators. Their work, which promoted the Queen Anne...