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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...

Gregory, Oliver (1930–93)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... and then traveled to Australia where he worked on shop fittings for the Brooks Robinson company before becoming a partner in an Australian architectural firm. Returning to Britain around 1960 he joined an architectural practice...

TED, The United States (1984–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... of all time is by Sir Ken Robinson who questioned if modern public education was killing creativity in children. The annual TED Prize of $1 million for an exceptional individual with a vision to spark global change, and started in 2005, has...

Rolls-Royce

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... epitomized by the company mascot, “The Spirit of Ecstasy,” introduced in 1910 and designed by sculptor Charles Robinson Skye (1875–1950): a winged woman, arms flung back as she leans forward.In order to safeguard the main business of luxury car...

Kelmscott Press

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... Press: A History of William Morris’s Typographical Adventure. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Duncan Robinson. 1982. William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, and The Kelmscott Chaucer. London: Gordon Fraser. See also The Arts and Crafts Movement; Book...

Saint-Laurent, Yves (1936–2008)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... by Marc Bohan. On completing his National Service in 1962, Saint-Laurent opened his own fashion house, Yves Saint-Laurent, with his partner at the time, industrialist Pierre Bergé. The house was funded by Atlanta millionaire J. Mack Robinson...

Environment/Environmentalism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... Smith, David Ricardo, David Hume, and other utilitarians laid out a moral philosophy that paved the groundwork for not only a new science of society (political economy) but the reorientation of scientific thought toward the spread...

Urban Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... and of human life, as well as, with the way they actually want to live. Initially, works such as Sitte’s City Planning According to Artistic Principles (1889) and Robinson’s The Improvement of Cities and Towns (1901) primarily addressed...