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Rocha, John (1953–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Hong Kong-born fashion designer of Portuguese and Chinese descent, Rocha was a psychiatric nurse before studying fashion at Croydon College of Design and Technology, London. His graduate show featured Irish fabrics and in 1977 he moved...

Treacy, Philip (1967–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Treacy is an Irish milliner, Galway-born and London-based. He studied fashion in Dublin (NCAD) and millinery in London (RCA). His work is highly conceptual and straddles both art and fashion—particularly his hats, known as “head...

Supergraphics

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Supergraphics are bold, oversized typographic or geometric marks applied to buildings or architectural environments, creating optical distortions of space or facilitating way-finding. Stripes, circles, arrows, letterforms, and numerals...

Bass, Saul (1920–96)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... and Pat Kirkham . Saul Bass: A Life in Film and Design . London : Laurence King, 2011. Saul Bass . Bass on Titles...

Gray, Eileen (1878–1976)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Irish furniture designer, architect, and lacquerwork specialist who was born in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, and who lived and worked in France, Gray was a highly innovative designer who excelled in solutions for small, domestic spaces....

Rand, Paul (1914–96)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Paul Rand was an American graphic designer, art director, writer, and educator. Born Peretz Rosenbaum in Brooklyn, New York, to a Polish immigrant and a Brooklyn native, Rand was educated at the Pratt Institute (Brooklyn), Parsons School...

Kiely, Orla (1963–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Irish textile, fashion, homeware, and accessory designer who was born in Dublin, and living and working in London, Kiely studied printed textiles at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD), Dublin, and knitwear design at the Royal...