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acanthus

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Architecture.

A conventionalized representation of the leaf of this plant is used especially as a decoration for Corinthian column capitals. The term in this sense dates from the mid 18th century; the...

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Alchimia

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

Italian ‘New Wave’ co-operative design group (1976–91), founded in Milan by Alessandro Guerriero, Mendini, Sottsass, and others, also called Studio Alchymia. One of its aims was to make and...

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Baccio Pontelli

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Architecture.

(1450–94/5).

Florentine architect, sculptor, and engineer celebrated for his impressive fortifications, e.g. those at Ostia, with massive machicolations (1483–6). He worked on the...

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bead and Reel

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

Astragal carved in semblance of a continuous row of bead-like and spool- or reel-like elements, arranged usually with one bead then two reels, then a bead, in series.

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BEATON, Cecil (Walter Hardy) (1904 - 1980), photographer and designer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Photography and Photographs; Industrial and Commercial Art; Architectural Structure and Design. 300 words.

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BERNARD, Oliver Percy (1881 - 1939)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Architecture; Architecture; Individual Architects and Architectural Firms; History of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 417 words.

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Bruno Paul

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

(b Seifhennersdorf, 19 Jan 1874; d Berlin, 17 Aug 1968).

German architect and furniture designer. He was a founder-member of the Vereinigte Werkstätten für Kunst im Handwerk in...

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Charles Francis Annesley Voysey

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

 (1857–1941) English architect and designer.

Voysey was articled to the Gothic Revivalist J. P. Seddon in 1874 and worked for George Devey, a domestic architect specializing in the...

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Charles Heathcote Tatham

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

(1772–1842).

English architect. He worked for S. P. Cockerell and then for Henry Holland who helped him to visit Italy in 1794. There, he met many aristocrats and gentry on the...

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CLANCY, Deirdre V. (<i>born</i> 1943), set and costume designer; portrait painter

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Painting; Industrial and Commercial Art; Architectural Structure and Design. 299 words.

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