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Museo Mexicano del Diseño (MUMEDI) (Mexican Museum of Design), Mexico City (2002–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Museo Mexicano del Diseño (MUMEDI) (Mexican Museum of Design) is the brainchild of designer Alvaro Rego García de Alba who set up the MUMEDI Foundation in 2002 to open Mexico’s first design museum, in his words. MUMEDI’s institutional...

Chicago “A Century of Progress International Exposition” (1933–4)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Century of Progress International Exposition celebrated Chicago’s founding centennial on reclaimed lands along Lake Michigan. Programmed to last between May and November 1933, the exhibition reopened in 1934 due to its popularity...

Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand (MASP) (São Paulo Art Museum) (1947–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) (São Paulo Art Museum) was opened in the heart of São Paulo in 1947 by media entrepreneur Assis Chateaubriand. It was housed in a modernist building designed by Lina Bo Bardi, an Italian architect based...

Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition (1876)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Philadelphia Centennial International Exhibition was open from May to November 1876, with around 10 million people traveling to the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia to commemorate the United States’ independence centennial. The private...

Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial (ESDI) (College of Higher Education in Design), Rio de Janeiro (1963–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Usually acknowledged as the first Latin American modern design school, the Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial (ESDI) (College of Design) opened in 1963 through a political decision at governmental level as part of regional and national...
...The Instituto Nacional de Investigação Industrial (INII) (National Institute for Industrial Research) was established in 1959 by the Portuguese New State’s dictatorship and under a program for industrial development ran in the 1950s...
...The Instituto de Diseño Fundación Neumann-INCE (IDD) (Neumann-INCE Foundation Institute of Design) was founded in 1969 with state funds from the Instituto Nacional de Cooperación Educativa (INCE) (National Institute for Cooperation...
...The Escuela de Diseño Industrial e Informacional (EDI) (School of Informational and Industrial Design) was a further education college opened in Havana in 1969 as part of the Cuban Revolution effort to promote local technical knowledge...

Asociación Colombiana de Diseñadores (ACD) (Association of Colombian Designers) (1976–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Asociación Colombiana de Diseñadores (ACD) (Association of Colombian Designers) was founded in 1976 by Proexport, Colombia’s Government Trade Office, and under the recommendation of the European Economic Community. ACD was formed during...

Museu do Design e da Moda (MUDE) (Museum of Design), Lisbon (1999–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Museu do Design e da Moda (MUDE) (Museum of Design) was first inaugurated in 1999 at the Belem Cultural Centre in Lisbon to house the design collection of businessman Francisco Capelo. In the early 2000s, the collection was sold...