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A. D. Copier

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

(b Leerdam, 11 Jan 1901; d Wassenaar, 19 Dec 1991).

Dutch glass designer. He worked at the royal glass factory in Leerdam (see Leerdam glass), where his father was head ...

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‘A Different and New Refinement’

Viviana Narotzky.

in Journal of Design History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; History of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art. 0 words.

This article seeks to highlight certain elements that helped configure the position of designer goods—and, by extension, design—as part of Barcelona's material culture between 1960 and...

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‘A geographical notion turned into an artistic reality’

Kevin Davies.

in Journal of Design History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 0 words.

This article investigates the role played by exhibitions of Finnish design in both promoting exports and coordinating ideas about Finnish national identity abroad in the period c. 1953—65....

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1999-2009 A Hertzian Decade

Michael Horsham.

in Journal of Design History

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 1951 words.

This new feature in Journal of Design History has been prompted by the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of the Design History Society in recognition of the emergence of design history...

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à la Façon de Venise

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

Glass is said to be à la façon de Venise when it imitates the style of Venetian glass. Such glass was made from the late 16th century in the Netherlands, the Rhineland and by Giacomo...

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‘A Man's House is his Art’: the Walker Art Center's <i>Idea House</i> Project and the Marketing of Domestic Design 1941–1947

Alexandra Griffith Winton.

in Journal of Design History

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 0 words.

Idea Houses I and II, two houses built by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis in 1941 and 1947, were the first functional modern homes built by an American museum. The houses were conceived...

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‘A Place of Refuge, Seduction or Danger?: The Representation of the Ivy Summer-House in Samuel Richardson's <i>Clarissa</i>’

Karen Lipsedge.

in Journal of Design History

January 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 8174 words.

By the mid-eighteenth century, English novelists began to pay increased attention to the domestic interiors of their fictional characters. This development is worth investigating as it is...

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‘A Sign of Good Taste’: Andy Warhol and the Rise of Brand Image Advertising

Anthony E. Grudin.

in Oxford Art Journal

June 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 12274 words.

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‘A Theoretical Diagram in an Empty Classroom’: Jeff Wall's <i>Picture for Women</i>

David Campany.

in Oxford Art Journal

March 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 6634 words.

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‘A true Siberia’: Art in Service to Commerce in the Dresden Academy and the Meissen Drawing School, 1764–1836

SARAH RICHARDS.

in Journal of Design History

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 0 words.

A relationship between the Dresden Academy of Art and the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory was formally established as part of Saxon State policy to improve the quality and competitive edge of...

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