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Typographica (1949–67)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Typographica magazine of typography and graphic art was published in London between 1949 and 1967. The magazine appeared in two series, both sixteen issues each. Designed and edited by Herbert Spencer, the magazine was an expression...

James Dyson Foundation and Award (2002–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Set up in 2002, the charitable foundation supports design and engineering in education. It aims to inspire young people to study engineering. The foundation provides teaching resources, called Idea Boxes, to schools and universities...

The Studio (1893–1988)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Studio magazine focused on both the fine and the applied arts. Founded in 1893 by Charles Holme, formerly of the East India Company, the magazine was published in London. Holme, who lived at Red House in Kent (a house designed by Arts...

Victoria and Albert Museum, London (1857–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Victoria and Albert Museum is the national museum of art and design in Britain. The Museum was founded on the principle of promoting excellence in British design and manufacturing. The collection spans thousands of years and includes...

Crafts (1973–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The magazine of the Crafts Council in Great Britain (formerly the Crafts Advisory Committee) was first published in 1973. The magazine launch coincided with the exhibition The Craftman’s Art at the Victoria and Albert Museum; both...

Central School of Arts and Crafts, London (1896–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Set up by the London County Council in 1896, the Central School of Arts and Crafts was based on the principles of the Arts and Crafts Movement. William Richard Lethaby, founding member of the Art Workers’ Guild, was key to the establishment...

Canadian National Industrial Design Committee (1948–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Originally called the Industrial Design Council (becoming the Committee in 1954), the Canadian National Industrial Design Committee was established in 1948 as an extension of the National Gallery of Canada. The Committee was intended...

Conran Shop

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Terence Conran set up Conran design group in 1956. In 1964, the group opened the first Habitat shop. The shop provided a new way of buying furniture for a new generation of middle-class consumers in Britain. It sold flat-pack furniture...

Commercial Art (1922–59)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Commercial Art, a magazine about advertising and graphic design, was started in October 1922 and was published in London by Commercial Art Limited. The magazine promoted the relationship between art and commerce with the aim of raising...

Design Exchange, Toronto (1994–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Design Exchange is a design museum, which opened in Toronto in 1994. Following the closure of the federal agency Design Canada in 1985, a citizen group was set up called The Group for the Creation of a Design Centre in Toronto, which...