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Fowler, John (1906–77)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...Fowler was a British interior decorator, born in Surrey. His career in decoration began at Thornton Smith of Soho Square, where he was trained to paint “Chinese” wallpapers. On leaving Thornton Smith, he worked for Elden Ltd...

Cliff, Clarice (1899–1972)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...British pottery designer, born in Tunstall, Staffordshire, Cliff entered the pottery industry as an apprentice enameller and went on to be an apprentice lithographer. In 1916, she joined Stoke-on-Trent earthenware manufacturers Arthur J...

Bernat Klein: Colouring the Interior

British Design: Tradition and Modernity after 1948

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In the post-war period, Bernat Klein became internationally renowned as a designer of textiles for both fashion and interiors, primarily for his accomplished use of colour. ‘ Upholstery...

De Morgan, William Frend (1839–1917)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...British ceramic artist, born in London, De Morgan was educated at University College and the Royal Academy Schools. He became interested in the decorative arts in the early 1860s, working for William Morris producing stained glass before...

Colefax, Lady Sibyl (1874–1950)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

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...British society hostess and decorator born in Wimbledon, Sibyl Halsey married barrister Arthur Colefax in 1901 and became a well-known figure in the 1920s, hosting a salon at their home in Chelsea, which was frequented by leading literary...

Koppel, Henning (1918–81)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

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...Danish silversmith, born in Copenhagen, Koppel studied drawing in Copenhagen (1935–6) and went on to study sculpture under Einar Utzon-Frank at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen (1936–7). From 1938 to 1939, he continued...

Hadley, Albert (1920–2012)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...American interior designer Hadley was born in Springfield, Tennessee, and soon after moved to Nashville. While attending high school, he worked at Bradfords furniture store and developed an interest in interior design. He began taking...

Mellor, David Rogerson (1930–2009)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...A British designer in metal, both as craft and industrial design, for manufacture and retail, Mellor was born in Sheffield, a city with an ancient history of cutlery making. From a young age he attended Sheffield College of Art, where he...

McClelland, Nancy Vincent (1877–1959)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...An American interior decorator and design educator, born in Poughkeepsie, New York, McClelland graduated from Vassar College in Latin and English in 1897. She worked as a newspaper reporter for the Philadelphia Press from 1897 to 1900...

Stabler, Harold (1872–1945)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. 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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...Stabler was a British designer in metals and ceramics. As a young man Stabler was apprenticed to the woodcarver Arthur Simpson in Kendal in Cumbria and went on to study stone, wood carving, and metalwork at Kendal School of Art and Keswick...