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Argentinean and Uruguayan Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Professional design in Argentina and Uruguay emerged in the 1940s as a result of government-backed developmentalist (desarrollismo) policies aimed to create autonomous independent nations. Although different, Argentina and Uruguay’s modern...

Latin America: Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, and Uruguay 1900–1939

Victor Margolin

Victor Margolin is Professor Emeritus of Design History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is a founding editor and now co-editor of the academic design journal Design Issues. His many books include: The Designed World: images, objects, environments; The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design; Design Discourse: history, theory, criticism; Discovering Design: explorations in design studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World History of Design Volume 2 : World War I to World War II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Chile The 20th century began in Chile with the nation’s commitment to parliamentary democracy. It was evident in the formation of new political parties that represented the middle class as well as those formed...

Johnston, Edward (1872–1944)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Uruguayan-born British typographer who devised the sans-serif font commonly used by London Transport until 1985 and introduced under Frank Pick and Christian Barman. Johnston was engaged to teach calligraphy at the Central School of Arts...

Asociación Latinoamericana de Diseño (Aladi) (Latin American Association of Design) (1980–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded in Bogota in 1980, the Asociación Latinoamericana de Diseño (ALADI) (Latin American Association of Design) was formed as a reaction to the views about design forwarded by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design...