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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,...

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...

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...

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....

Dufour et Cie

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Dufour et Cie is a French wallpaper company established by Joseph and Pierre Dufour in 1797 after the brothers founded a factory in Mâcon. In 1804, Dufour established the business as Joseph Dufour et Cie. That same year, the company...

Baccarat (1764–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Baccarat is a French glassworks established in 1764 by the Bishop of Metz near Lunéville in Lorraine. The glass manufacturer Aimé-Gabriel d’Artigues (1773–1848) purchased the works in 1816 and moved his factory at Vonêche to Baccarat....

Saint-Gobain

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Saint-Gobain is a French glass manufactory established in 1665, under Louis XIV and his minister of finance, Jean-Baptiste Colbert in Paris, in order to compete with Venetian glass manufactories. After the construction of the Galerie des...