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Benz, Karl (1844–1927) and Bertha (1847–1944)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...German automobile inventors and manufacturers of the first commercial motor vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine, and founders of Benz & Company Rheinische Gasmotoren-Fabrik, commonly known as Benz & Cie, later part...

Dyson, Sir James, CBE (1947–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...British industrial designer, inventor, and entrepreneur, who was born and raised in Norfolk, Dyson began his art education at London’s Byam Shaw School of Art (1965–6) before moving to the Royal College of Art (RCA), where he trained...

Ive, Jonathan (1967–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Ive is Apple’s Chief Design Officer and the lead designer responsible for the design of the iMac, the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad among other Apple products.Born in Essex and educated in Staffordshire, Sir Jonathan “Jony” Ive initially...

Sony Walkman, Japan

Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

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...Sony Audio sales brochure (Japan), November 1982, p 3. Courtesy of Dwayne Colon, stereo2go.com. Design historians often describe the Sony Walkman as the first private mobile consumer technology...

Porsche, Ferdinand (1875–1951)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Porsche was an Austrian self-taught mechanical engineer specializing in vehicle design, although most famous for his work in the automotive industry. Beginning his career working for Jakob Lohner & Co. in Vienna where he made coaches...

Behrens, Peter (1869–1940)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...One of the founding members of the Deutscher Werkbund, German architect and designer Behrens is considered to be the first industrial designer, who worked as the artistic advisor for German electrical manufacturer Allgemeine...

Sacco, Bruno (1933–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Italian automobile designer, Sacco, born in Udine, was the head of design at Daimler-Benz—now known as Mercedes-Benz—for the last quarter of the twentieth century. Having studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Turin...

Sinclair, Clive Sir (1940–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The inventor Sir Clive Sinclair is synonymous with British consumer electronics of the 1970s and 1980s. After leaving school, Sinclair became a technical journalist, working as an assistant editor at Practical Wireless and Instrument...

Dillon, Jane (1943–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Dillon is a British product designer specializing in lighting and furniture. After studying furniture design at the Royal College of Art (RCA), she worked in the studio of the Italian designer Ettore Sottsass in Milan from 1968 to 1971...