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De Waal, Edmund (1964–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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

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...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...

Bentham, Jeremy (1748–1832)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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

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...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

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...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...

Mackmurdo, A. H. (1851–1942)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Mackmurdo was an English architect and designer who founded the Century Guild of Artists in 1882. Through this group, he provided an important bridge between the values of the Arts and Crafts movement and the Art Nouveau. He found his...

Mairet, Ethel (1872–1952)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...An English weaver and expert in dying techniques, Mairet was born in Barnstaple, Devon, where she attended the Municipal Science and Art School. She undertook a study of Ceylonese dying techniques while traveling with her first husband...

Colefax, Lady Sibyl (1874–1950)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...British society hostess and decorator born in Wimbledon, Sibyl Halsey married barrister Arthur Colefax in 1901 and became a well-known figure in the 1920s, hosting a salon at their home in Chelsea, which was frequented by leading literary...

Dyson, Sir James, CBE (1947–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...British industrial designer, inventor, and entrepreneur, who was born and raised in Norfolk, Dyson began his art education at London’s Byam Shaw School of Art (1965–6) before moving to the Royal College of Art (RCA), where he trained...

Hilton, Matthew (1957–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Hilton is a British furniture designer who studied at Portsmouth College of Art before undertaking a furniture and product design MA at Kingston Polytechnic. Following his graduation in 1979, he initially worked as an industrial designer...