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Limoges

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... went under the protection of the Comte d’Artois, and ten years later, Louis XVI gave Limoges production a royal privilege. After the Revolution, François Alluaud (1778–1866) introduced technical innovations that lowered production costs...

Simultaneity

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Simultaneity is the theory developed in 1912 by the Russian-born Jewish-French painter and designer Sonia Delaunay (1885–1979) in Paris to describe the dynamism and rhythmic relationship apparent in simultaneous vibrant, contrasting colors,...

Renault (1899–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Renault is a French automobile manufacturer founded in 1899 in Paris by the brothers Louis, Marcel, and Fernand Renault. After the Second World War, and the death of Louis Renault, the company was nationalized and expanded to produce...

Compagnie des Arts Français (CAF)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Compagnie des Arts Français (CAF) was an interior design company founded in 1919 by the architect and designer Louis Süe (1875–1968) and the painter André Mare (1887–1932) in Paris. The pair are best known for championing Art Deco (Art...

Zuber et Cie

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Zuber et Cie is a French wallpaper company founded by Jean Zuber (1773–1852) in Rixheim in 1797 as Jean Zuber et Cie. Zuber quickly hired the Gobelins painter Joseph-Laurent Malaine and, together with Dufour et Cie, Zuber et Cie...

Villeroy & Boch

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Villeroy & Boch is a German ceramic and glass manufactory first established as simply Boch in 1748 at Audun-le-Tiche in Lorraine by François Boch. In 1766, Boch’s sons opened the Luxembourg branch of the factory, where it began to produce...

Louis Philippe Style

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Louis Philippe was the eponymous prevailing style for furniture and interiors in France during the “July Monarchy” under Louis Philippe I (r. 1830–48). The style was epitomized by an approach to comfort and economy that used dark woods...

Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs (UCAD) (1882–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs, or UCAD, is a cultural organization that comprises France’s national decorative arts, design, and textile museums. Founded in 1882 in Paris and modeled on England’s South Kensington Museum, it sought...

Moulinex

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Moulinex is a French manufacturer of household appliances founded by Jean Mantelet (1900–1991) in 1937. The company was initially called Moulin-Légumes, after the food mill that Mantelet invented in 1932, a precursor to the modern food...

Barbedienne

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... and small metalwork objects in fashionable historical styles. The foundry closed in 1952. Reference and further reading Florence Rionnet. La Maison Barbedienne: Correspondances d’artistes, Paris: CTHS, 2008....