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Giacosa, Dante (1905–96)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Automotive designer, born in Rome, Italy, Giacosa’s name is associated with a series of popular cars manufactured by Fiat, especially compact city models like the Nuova 500. He joined the group after graduating...

Anceschi, Giovanni (1939–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Anceschi is a communication designer and artist, born in Milan, Italy. After studying philosophy and visual arts in Milan, in 1959 he cofounded the Gruppo T avant-garde art collective. During these years he practiced and researched...

Scarpa, Afra (1937–2011) and Tobia (1935–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Architects and product designers Afra (née Bianchin), born in Montebelluna, Italy, and Tobia Scarpa born in Venice, Italy, studied architecture at Venice’s IUAV University and started working together in the late 1950s. Their design...

Fronzoni, AG (Angiolo Giuseppe) (1923–2002)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... school-workshop, in which students received tuition while working on real commissions. Reference and further reading Gabriele Oropallo . “Design as a Language Without Words: A G Fronzoni.”...

Noorda, Bob (1927–2010)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... Gabriele Oropallo . “This Way to the Exit: The Re-writing of the City through Graphic Design, 1964-1989.” In Grace Lees-Maffei and Kjetil Fallan (Eds.),...

Magistretti, Vico (1920–2006)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Architect and industrial designer born in Milan, Italy, Magistretti’s work is among the most paradigmatic of the post-Second World War wave of Italian design, a phenomenon that took shape in Milan and the Brianza region thanks to a tight...

This Way to the Exit: The Re-writing of the City Through Graphic Design, 1964–1989

Made in Italy : Rethinking a Century of Italian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Steiner discussed the most appropriate formats for projects aimed at the dissemination of culture. Albe Steiner, ‘Formato cultura: i grafici nel cassetto’, Parete, no. 6 (1966): 12–15. See Luciana Gunetti and Gabriele Oropallo, ‘The...

D’Ascanio, Corradino (1891–1981)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...D’Ascanio was an engineer and designer, born in Popoli, central Italy. In the 1920s, while occupied as a civil engineer in his native town, he also worked on the design of several early helicopters. These prototypes include the D’AT3...

Sambonet, Roberto (1924–95)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Designer and painter, born in Vercelli, Italy, Sambonet studied architecture at Milan’s Polytechnic, but had to suspend his studies when the university closed down because of the Second World War. During the conflict he dedicated himself...

Steiner, Albe (1913–74)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Graphic designer and educator born in Milan, Italy, Steiner was one of the earliest interpreters of Modernist graphic design in Italy, and a vocal advocate for political and social commitment in design. Born into a family that counted...