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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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A Uniform Approach? Designing Australian National Identity at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

Jess Berry.

in Journal of Design History

February 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 9436 words.

The Sydney 2000 Olympics were perceived as an opportunity for Australia to rebrand itself to an international audience as a dynamic, cosmopolitan and culturally diverse society. In...

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Olympic Visions: Images of the Games through History

Paul Jobling.

in Journal of Design History

November 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; History of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art. 1939 words.

Foreword: Design Histories of the Olympic Games

Jilly Traganou.

in Journal of Design History

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 3641 words.

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Minale Tattersfield

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(established 1964)

A multidisciplinary design agency with studios in London, Paris, and Brisbane the Minale Tattersfield partnership is perhaps best known for the design of logos,...

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Masaru Katsumie

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(1909–83)

Katsumie held an important place in the development of the design profession in Japan as well as the promotion of a greater understanding of Western, especially...

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Yusaku Kamekura

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(1915–97)

A key figure in the emergence of Japanese contemporary design as a significant presence on the international stage in the years following the Second World War. A graphic...

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Marc Newson

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(1963– )

Born in Sydney, Australia, Marc Newson emerged as one of that country's leading designers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Labelled by some critics as the ‘new...

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Swatch

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(established 1985)

This internationally renowned company was named after amalgamation of the words ‘Swiss’ and ‘watch’. It emerged from a severe crisis in the Swiss watchmaking...

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Canon

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(established 1933)

This multinational manufacturer of film, video, television, and X‐ray cameras and a wide range of increasingly sophisticated office equipment was established by...

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McDonald's

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

(established 1948)

McDonald's, like Coca‐Cola, Marlboro, and Levi Strauss, has become a highly prominent global brand symbolically associated with notions of an American consumer...

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An Invitation to ‘Modern’ Melbourne: The Historical Significance of Richard Beck’s Olympic Poster Design

John Hughson.

in Journal of Design History

August 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 8469 words.

‘Olympic Games Melbourne: 1956’, the poster designed by Richard Beck for the XVI Olympiad, introduced a significant stylistic interruption to the imagery used to promote the Olympic...

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Clothing the British Olympic Ideal: The Emergence of Olympic Ceremonial Attire, 1896–1924

Geraldine Biddle-Perry.

in Journal of Design History

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 8315 words.

The history of sporting clothing has complex inter-connections with the wider fashioning of modern subjectivities. However, this remains an overlooked aspect of sports, leisure and fashion...

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When Icons Crumble—The Troubled Legacy of Olympic Design

Even Smith Wergeland.

in Journal of Design History

August 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 6294 words.

The idea of design legacy has been a vital force in London’s bid and planning for the 2012 Olympics. In this article I engage critically with this idea by investigating the Games that are...

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