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Carwardine, George (1887–1947)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Carwardine was a British designer, known for the iconic design of the Anglepoise Lamp, first manufactured and released as the Anglepoise 1209 under license in 1934 by Herbert Terry Ltd and intended for industrial use. The year 1935...

Coates, Nigel (1949–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Trained as an architect, Coates is also a highly regarded and successful British designer and theorist. He trained under James Stirling at the Architectural Association, forming part of the radical Unit 10 study group. His earliest work...

Lane, Danny (1955–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...American glass designer and artist, born in Urbana, Illinois, Lane moved to London in 1975 to study painting at the Byam Shaw School of Art and then the Central School. He is best known for his furniture and sculptural work in sheet glass...

Morrison, Jasper (1959–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Jasper Morrison is a British-born industrial and furniture designer, who trained at Kingston Polytechnic (now University) before studying furniture design at the Royal College of Art. He was awarded a one-year scholarship to Berlin...

Olympic design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... the previously run down Port area of the city, and the “Bird’s Nest” stadium for the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing designed by Swiss firm of Herzog and de Meuron. References and further reading Mike O’Mahony ....

Russell, Sir Sydney Gordon (1892–1980)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Russell was a highly influential British furniture designer, manufacturer, and educator. Born in Cricklewood, London, he was brought up in the Cotswold village of Broadway. He was highly influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement furniture...

Adam, Ken (1921–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Adam is a production designer, born in Berlin, Germany, although his family moved to Britain in 1933 following the rise to power of the Nazi Party. Adam trained as an architect at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. Having served...

Conran, Sir Terence (1931–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Highly influential British designer and design retailer, born in Kingston upon Thames, London, Conran is renowned for his impact on the British awareness of design through his various retail projects. In 1947, he enrolled at the Central...

Moggridge, Bill (1943–2012)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Bill Moggridge was a British designer known for his formative and groundbreaking work in the discipline of interaction design. Born in London, he trained in industrial design at Central St Martin’s School of Art...

Hilton, Matthew (1957–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Hilton is a British furniture designer who studied at Portsmouth College of Art before undertaking a furniture and product design MA at Kingston Polytechnic. Following his graduation in 1979, he initially worked as an industrial designer...