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Smart Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded in 1980, Smart Design is a design consultancy based in New York, San Francisco, and London. The company’s focus is upon user- or human-centered design for both physical products and in the digital realm. Their approach...

Artel Cooperative

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Artel was a cooperative craft and furniture organization centered in Prague beginning in the early twentieth century, manufacturing original designs by artists and designers. Artel’s products were sold in a shop in Prague and promoted...

McArthur, Warren (1885–1961)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Warren McArthur was an engineer, designer, and manufacturer of aluminum seating, lighting, and other furniture in the United States from the late 1920s until 1948. In addition to office and domestic furniture assembled from...

Digital Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Digital technology has had a major impact on the design world, bringing significant improvements in efficiency, the potential for reducing errors, and the ability to explore new opportunities without compromising timescales. It has also...

Architektura, Poland (1947–89)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Architektura (Architecture) was a Polish magazine published monthly between 1947 and 1989 by the main board of the Stowarzyszenie Architektów Polskich (SARP) (Union of Polish Architects) and funded by the Ministry of Culture and Art...

Clients

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A person or body in charge of procuring products or services is called a client. Design clients can be manufacturers or suppliers of products or services, publishers or communication agencies, public or private care providers or any other...

Isometric

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Isometric plans are used to represent a product assembly/component in three dimensions, showing three sides all in dimensional proportion. Perspective is removed as all sides are presented with 90-degree corners. Vertical lines are drawn...

Prospect Refuge Theory

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 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The concept of refuge is embedded in our evolutionary mind-sets. Places of refuge are as important as places of prospect and often work together usually at an interface. The refuge concept provides opportunities for prospect viewing as well...

Crace & Co.

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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...In 1768, Edward Crace (1725–99) established the Crace dynasty of decorators in London. His son John Crace joined the firm and collaborated with Sir John Soane on some important interior commissions. However, Crace’s most important works...

Cox & Son

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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...Cox & Son was founded in London in 1838 by Thomas Cox and became one of the most important church furnishing companies of the period. Through their shop and factory, they offered a comprehensive church furnishing service, particularly...