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Electronic Arts (1982–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) is a large-scale American developer, marketer, publisher, and distributor of video games. EA occupies a large market share of the games industry and has acquired numerous gaming studios across the globe...

Adler, Rose (1890–1959)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...French designer, primarily known for her exceptional work as a bookbinder, Adler trained in l’École des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. While she was a student there, her bookbinding skills came to the attention of the influential couturier...

Brown, Daniel (1977–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...British interactive designer, programmer, and artist, Brown is highly regarded for his personal experimental websites www.noodlebox.com and www.play-create.com . Brown worked at the pioneering Learning Methods...

BioWare (1995–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Canadian video game development company founded by three medical school graduates in 1995, heavily influential in the role-playing game (RPG) genre, BioWare launched multiple popular game titles including Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights...

Ballmer, Theo (1902–65)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Swiss designer, photographer, and typographer and a strong proponent of the Swiss School of modernist design, Ballmer helped to introduce geometric abstraction to the Swiss design community after returning from his studies in the Bauhaus...

Eidos Interactive (1990–2009)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Eidos Interactive was a British video-game publisher, founded in 1990, who produced multiple popular series including Tomb Raider, Hitman, Commandos, Deus Ex, Legacy of Kain, and Fear Effect. In 1996, Eidos’s game Tomb Raider introduced...

n-Space (1994–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Independent American video game development company n-Space has produced multiple titles for a wide range of platforms including Call of Duty, James Bond, Star Wars, Toy Story, and TRON. n-Space was established in 1994 by three former...

id Software

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...id Software is an American video game development company who popularized and coalesced the first-person shooter games genre with Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, and Quake. The company launched with early success, developing rapid side-scrolling PC...

Buxton, Bill (1949–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Canadian computer scientist and designer, Bill Buxton is principal researcher at Microsoft Research and is recognized as a pioneer in the field of human–computer interaction. Buxton is an outspoken proponent for innovation in design and he...

Davis, Joshua (1971–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...American artist, designer, and technologist, based in New York, Davis began experimenting with programming languages while studying painting and illustration at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute. During the late 1990s, he became an influential...