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Zanussi

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Zanussi is an Italian manufacturer of home appliances. Founded in 1916 as a small workshop in Pordenone, the company turned to volume production and developed a distinctive design policy after the Second World War. In 1954, Lino Zanussi...

Gaggia

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Gaggia is an Italian manufacturer of coffee machines, founded in 1948 by Milanese bar owner Achille Gaggia. In the same year, the first commercial model Classica entered production. It applied...

Artemide

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Artemide is an Italian design company, established as a result of an encounter between Ernesto Gismondi (engineer) and Sergio Mazza (architect) in 1959. Initially Artemide produced lamps designed by Mazza himself, as well...

Cappellini

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...An Italian furniture company founded in Carugo (Como) in 1946. In 1974, Giulio Cappellini took over his family business. Trained as an architect, he designed, along with Rodolfo Dordoni, the company’s early contemporary products. During...

Arflex

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... (1954), among others. Subsequent collaborations included Alberto Rosselli, Carlo Bartoli, Martin Grierson, and Cini Boeri, the latter of whom designed innovative pieces such as Bobo (1967), Serpentone (1971), and Strips (1979). Arflex...

Danese

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Danese is an Italian design firm established in Milan in 1957 by Bruno Danese and Jacqueline Vodoz. The company was based from the outset on the idea of design “editions”: designers’ creations were realized, in different materials...

Arteluce

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Arteluce is an Italian lighting firm established in 1939 by designer-entrepreneur Gino Sarfatti with other Milanese partners. From the 1950s to the early 1970s, Sarfatti himself designed over 600 lamps, reinventing lighting typologies...

King & Miranda Design (1976–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...King & Miranda is a design studio initiated in 1976 in Milan by Perry King (b. London, 1938) and Santiago Miranda (b. Seville, 1947). Educated as designers in their respective home countries, they shared an early experience at Olivetti...

Novecento

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Novecento was an artistic movement that arose in Italy during the 1920s and 1930s. The term Novecento principally refers to the movement founded in Milan in 1922 by a group of painters including Mario Sironi, and supported by journalist...

Kartell

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Kartell is an Italian design company specializing in the design and manufacture of plastic furniture and other home furnishings. Giulio Castelli established the firm in Milan in 1949. A chemical engineer by training, Castelli studied...