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Adhocism

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Architecture.

Design, essentially a collage, where every part of a building, or each element of a building-complex, is designed with scant regard to the whole, and often involves disparate parts taken...

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Amsterdam School

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Architecture.

Group of Netherlands architects influenced by Berlage and Frank Lloyd Wright, including van der Mey, Kramer, and de Klerk, who built sculptured and Picturesque brick structures much...

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Archigram

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Industrial and Commercial Art.

Group of English designers formed by Peter Cook, Ron Herron, Warren Chalk (1927–88), and others in 1960, influenced by Cedric Price (especially his Fun Palace of 1961), and disbanded in...

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Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Architecture.

(1851–1942).

London-born architect and designer. His first work was influenced by Norman Shaw but he also drew on Italian Renaissance, Queen Anne, and Wrenaissance styles. He...

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Art-Workers' Guild

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Architecture.

Founded in 1884 as a forum for discussion for architects, craftsmen, and designers, it promoted Arts-and-Crafts ideals, and still continues at the beginning of C21. Its Masters have...

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Brian O'Rorke

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Industrial and Commercial Art.

(1901–74).

New Zealand-born architect, he was best known for his Modernist interiors from the 1930s, including the liner Orion (1934–5) and the Mayor Gallery, London (1933). He was...

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Carlo Mollino

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Architecture.

(1905–73)

A leading figure in Italian design in the middle decades of the 20th century, Mollino worked in a number of fields, including architecture, furniture, and interior design...

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Charles Eames

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Industrial and Commercial Art.

(1907–78)

The distinguished American designer, film‐maker, and architect Charles Eames studied architecture at Washington University in St Louis in 1924. Having worked in private...

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Cranbrook

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Architecture.

The Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, was founded in the 1920s under the influence of the Arts-and-Crafts movement. Buildings for its campus were designed by the Saarinens....

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Eliot Noyes

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Industrial and Commercial Art.

(b Boston, 12 Aug 1910; d New Canaan, CT, 18 July 1977),

architect and designer. He studied at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, gaining a bachelor's degree in classics in 1932 ...

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