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Design Centre, Brussels (1964–86)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

5

... the death of Josine des Cressonnières the year before. Reference and further reading Javier Gimeno-Martínez. “The Signe d’Or Award Scheme from 1956 to 1960: The Economic Reasons for Good Design,”...

Kwintessens (1992–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

3

...Kwintessens magazine is a design quarterly published since 1992 by the state-funded organization Design Vlaanderen (Design Flanders). Its editor in chief is Johan Valcke. Each issue is devoted to a different topic and conceived...

Vereniging Voor Ambachts- en Nijverheidskunst (VANK) (Association for Crafts and Industrial Art) (1904–42)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

3

...Vereniging Voor Ambachts- en Nijverheidskunst (VANK) (Association for Crafts and Industrial Art) was the first professional body for designers in the Netherlands, reflecting their drive for emancipation from artists’ circles...

Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam (1849–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

3

...The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) opened in 1849 with the collection of Frans Jacob Otto Boijmans. In 1958, Daniël George van Beuningen’s collection was incorporated, giving the Museum its current name...

Brussels World’s Fair, 1958 (Expo 58)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

2

...The Brussels World’s Fair of 1958 showcased a number of independent and unconnected exhibitions related to industrial and interior design. The Commerce section hosted a selection of the Signe d’Or awards. A portrait of designer Henry Van de...

Wendingen (1918–32)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

3

...Wendingen was a monthly journal published by Architectura et Amicitia, an architects’ association in the Netherlands, during almost the same period as De Stijl (from 1917 to 1928, and 1932). Under the influence of the Amsterdam...

Belgian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

5

... and the federalization of the country explains the emergence of Antwerp as an international fashion city. References and further reading Javier Gimeno-Martínez. “Selling Avant-Garde. How Antwerp Became a Fashion...

Design Academy Eindhoven (1947–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

3

...The Design Academy was founded in 1947 as the Akademie voor Industriële Vormgeving Eindhoven (AIVE) (Academy for Industrial Design Eindhoven) as the first independent and specialized institute for higher education in industrial design...