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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...

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...

Framing

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Framing consists of ascribing a particular theoretical perspective to a context, for example, modernist, positivist, and so on. Frames hold, explicitly or implicitly, assumptions of cause-and-effect relationships of how societies function...

Gutenberg Diagram

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Gutenberg Diagram is a diagram illustrating the Western reader’s typical viewing pattern when presented with a page of content having no significant established visual hierarchy. In it, there are four defined quadrants of a page: Primary...

Intuition

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Used as a verb, intuition designates the cognitive process of knowing something or of making a decision without conscious reasoning or prior rational consideration. Used as a noun, it designates that very knowledge, that is, the mental...

Repetition

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Visual repetition is the use of similar elements within a composition or design, which leads the eye to make a visual connection between similar objects. For example, a series of straight lines of the same length, width, and direction...