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Neo-Liberty

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Neo-Liberty style was an Italian design movement that emerged in the mid-1950s as a reaction against the perceived dogmatic nature of the International Style of modern architecture and design. Its detractors, including Reyner Banham, coined...

Gothic Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Gothic Revival originated in Britain in the early nineteenth century and was based on the European architectural style of the period from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries. The revival was most popular in Britain...

Art (Studio) Pottery

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Studio Pottery, or Studio Ceramics Movement, is one category of the Studio Craft Movement, also referred to as Contemporary Studio Craft or Contemporary Craft. The pottery, or ceramic subset of the larger Craft movement developed during...

Moresque

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Moresque refers to a specific type of ornament, as well as to a general style, both derived from Islamic art, specifically that of Muslims who lived in Southern Spain from the eighth century to the later fifteenth century. An alternate term...

Weller Pottery

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Weller Pottery (1872–1948), founded by Samuel Weller (1851–1925), was part of the American Art Pottery movement. Weller began with a small operation making stoneware jars in Fultonham, Ohio, in 1872. In 1888 he moved to Zanesville, Ohio...

Neo-Georgian

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Neo-Georgian style became popular in England in the early twentieth century, with architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1865–1944) as one of its practitioners. The style drew on characteristics of the Georgian style practiced during the reigns...

Moravian Pottery and Tile Works (Henry Chapman Mercer)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Henry Chapman Mercer (1856–1930) established The Moravian Pottery and Tile Works in 1898 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Mercer came from a prominent family and attended Harvard University where Charles Eliot Norton (1827–1908...

Spanish Colonial Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Spanish Colonial Revival is an architectural style most popular in the United States in the early to mid-twentieth century based upon the building style found in Spanish colonies from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries in what is now...

Rose Valley (1901–9)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Rose Valley, Pennsylvania (1901–9), was founded by architect William L. Price (1861–1916), who was inspired by William Morris’ Arts and Crafts Movement ideals and a desire to create a community focused on “The Art That Is Life,” a phrase...

Reformed or Modern Gothic

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Reformed Gothic, also referred to as Modern Gothic, was a revival style popular in Great Britain, France, and the United States from c. 1860 to 1880. Rather than imitating the exact design of a Gothic (c. 1200–1400) building, specific...