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Royal Society of Arts (RSA) (1754–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded in 1754 by drawing master William Shipley, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts and Commerce, subsequently known as the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), is a learned Society, established for the “encouragement of arts...

International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) (1957–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded in London in 1957, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) was formed to promote the status of industrial designers by raising standards through training and education and encouraging cooperation between...

Designers and Art Directors Association (D&AD) (1962–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The British Design & Art Directors Association (D&AD), now known as D&AD, was founded in 1962, by a group of London-based designers and art directors, including Colin Forbes, Alan Fletcher, and Derek Birdsall to “celebrate creative...

Design Museum, London (1989–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Design Museum started life in 1981 as the Boilerhouse Project, an exhibition space for the display of contemporary design, under the direction of Stephen Bayley and funded by the Conran Foundation. It was located in the basement...

Design Research Society (1966–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Design Research Society (DRS) aims to advance the theory and practice of design by facilitating and disseminating research through an annual conference, a journal, and a newsletter. Now international, the Society was founded in 1966...

International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR) (2005–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded in 2005 by the Chinese Institute of Design, the International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR) is a charitable organization that aims to promote research and study of design internationally. Membership...

International Council of Graphic Design Associations (ICOGRADA) (1963–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The International Council of Graphic Design Associations (ICOGRADA) was founded in London in 1963 as the first professional world body for graphic design. Its primary aim was to raise the professional status of the graphic designer...

Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) (1936–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The distinction of Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) was established in 1936 by the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) to award “sustained excellence in aesthetic and efficient design for industry.” The idea for the award emerged from the RSA...

Interaction Design Association (IxDA) (2003–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) is an international network, which aims to advance interaction design, a discipline that “defines the structure and behaviour of interactive systems.” Founded in 2003 and incorporated in 2005...

International Federation of Interior Architects/ Designers (IFI) (1963–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) is a global professional organization that aims to promote the education, research, and practice of interior architecture/design and raise its status as a profession...