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Taylor, Frederick Winslow (1856–1915)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...F.W. Taylor was an American mechanical engineer who designed the Scientific Management system. The system was named Taylorism. Although accepted for Harvard, he did not attend and later achieved his degree through a correspondence course...

Tatlin, Vladimir (1885–1953)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Russian architect and painter Tatlin became associated with the Futurists and is regarded as a significant precursor of the Constructivist movement. His work sought to find purpose for art as an abstract form that expressed...

Herbst, Rene (1891–1982)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A French modernist architect, furniture and interior designer, Herbst was born in Paris. He initially studied architecture in London and Frankfurt after 1908. Major early works include several exhibition stands for the Paris Exposition...

Lubalin, Herb (1918–82)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Lubalin was an American graphic designer who devised a number of typefaces including ITC Avant Garde. After graduating from the Cooper Union in 1939, he worked at Reiss Advertising and for Sudler & Hennessey before forming his own company...

Nouvel, Jean (1945–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Nouvel is a French architect and industrial designer, who studied at the École des Beaux Arts, Paris. After graduating, he worked at the architectural practice of Claude Parent and Paul Virilio, where he was quickly promoted to project...

Peche, Dagobert (1887–1923)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Peche was an Austrian designer born in Salzburg. After completing his architectural studies in Vienna in 1911, he went on to produce many decorative designs for fabrics and ceramics. Although his early work tended to be of a baroque flavor,...

Platner, Warren (1919–2006)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Warren Platner was an American architect and furniture designer born in Baltimore, Maryland, who studied architecture at Cornell University, graduating in 1941. He then was employed in the practices of several important designers...

Smithson, Peter (1923–2003)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Smithson was a British architect and designer born in Stockton-on-Tees, England, who, with his wife Alison, formed the Smithson partnership. The couple operated an independent architectural practice expounding the Brutalist style...

Majorelle, Louis (1859–1926)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Majorelle was an important French furniture designer of the Art Nouveau period. From 1877, he studied painting at the École des Beaux Arts, leaving to run the family furniture business in Nancy on the death of his father...

Knox, Archibald (1864–1933)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Isle of Man born, Knox was a silversmith and teacher responsible for a wide range of designs for Liberty’s of London in silver, gold, and pewter. He attended Douglas Grammar School and in 1880 enrolled at the newly established Douglas...