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De Ploeg

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...De Ploeg, or Weverij de Ploeg (Weaving Mill the Plough), started in 1923 in the heart of the southern Netherlands, dominated at the time by a conservative Roman Catholic elite. De Ploeg was the productive facility of a small anarchist...

Nieuwe Zakelijkheid (New Objectivity) (1959–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... Industrieel ontwerper W H Gispen, een modern eclecticus (1890–1981) (Industrial designer W H Gispen, a modern eclectic). Rotterdam : Uitgeverij De Hef, 1998. See also Bauhaus; De Stijl; Theo van Doesburg; Functionalism; W. H. Gispen; Gerrit Rietveld; Neue Sachlickheit....

Hague School

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Haagse School (Hague School) is the name of a style of furniture and interior design that developed during the first decade of the twentieth century around the influential Hague-based furniture shop H. Pander & Zn...

Gispen, W. H.

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... Stijl movement: minimalist forms, derived from elementary mathematics (sphere, rectangle, cube, etc.), executed in industrial materials (steel and glass), devoid of any decoration, and with a restricted use of (only) primary colors.After W. H....

Artifort

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

3

...Artifort is a Dutch producer of stylish furniture originally known as H. Wagemans & Van Tuinen. Jules Wagemans, father of founder Henricus Wagemans, was a paperhanger and upholsterer, who set up business in the town of Maastricht...

Ahrend

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

3

...Ahrend is a manufacturing company specializing in office furniture, founded in 1896 by Jacobus Ahrend with financial support from his mother. The firm pioneered the use of new materials and the study of ergonomics, resulting in an early...

Amsterdam School

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Amsterdamse School (Amsterdam School) was a movement in Dutch architecture directed against the presumed increasing dominance of architectural modernism. The movement was fairly successful between 1920 and 1930, especially in the field...

De Stijl Movement

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... N. J. Troy The De Stijl Environment. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 1983. See also Bauhaus; Max Burchartz; De Stijl Journal; Walter Dexel; W. H. Gispen; Eileen Gray; Hans Gugelot; Ernst Keller; Poul Kjærholm; Neo-plasticism; Gerrit Rietveld; Theo van Doesburg; Piet Zwart....

Neoplasticism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Neoplasticism (Dutch: Nieuwe Beelding) is the art theory, developed by Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesburg, which formed the basis of the De Stijl movement: The Dutch expression “Nieuwe Beelding” was coined in the first issue of the art...

Philips

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... electronics. References and further reading J. Heskett Philips. A Study of the Corporate Management of Design . New York : Rizzoli Inc., 1989. Philips...