Encyclopedia.design intention is to provide accurate and detailed information on people, firms and materials, directly associated with the production of the decorative and applied arts in the past 150 years. Most of the posts are for designers of furniture, textiles, glass, metalware, wallpaper and interiors as well as ceramicists, industrial designers and interior architects. This website aims to be as comprehensive as possible. However, the website is presently is under construction, and the collection of posts is by no means definitive.

A

Aalto, Alvar

Aarnio, Eero

Abson, Helen

Aesthetic Movement

Affichiste

Agritrop art

Albers, Josef

Albinson, Don

Alessi – Design Firm

American Realism

Analytic Cubism

Art Deco

Arts & Craft

Art Nouveau

Ashley, Laura

Awatsuji, Hiroshi

B

Bacon, Francis H.

Barbizon School

Baroque Art

Basse-taille – Design Term

Bauhaus

Bauhaus Colour Theory

Bass, Saul

Beaton, Cecil

Bedin, Martine

Beene, Geoffrey

Bellini, Mario

Belperron, Suzanne

Biedermeier Style

Blenko, William

Bloomsbury Group

Blue – colour

Boccato, Marilena

Bonfils, Robert

Brehens, Peter

Brooks, Steven

Bryers, Duane

C

Caxton, William

A Century of Progress International Exposition – 1933 -1934

Central School of Art and Design – London

Ceramicists

Chanel, Coco

Chan, Kwok Hoi

Cheret, Jules

Chou, Johnson

Coffee Pots (Scandinavian)

Colt, Samuel

Constructivism

Contemporary Art

Conti, Flavio

Costume Jewellery

Coulon, René-André

D

Dada Art Movement

De Stijl – Art Movement

Design Terms

Dorodango – Design Term

Dwiggins, William Addison

Lévy-Dhurmer, Lucien

E

Eames Chair

Eames, Ray

Eberson, John

École Boulle – College of Fine Arts and Crafts, Paris

École Estienne – Graduate School of Arts and Printing Industry

Edward Taylor (Ruskin Pottery)

Exposition Universalle, 1900, Paris

F

Falize, Lucien

Featherston, Grant

Finnish Designers

Frechet, Andre & Paul

French Designers

Fractals – design term

Frateilo, Enzo

Frutiger, Adrian

Fuller, Buckminster

Futurism – Art Movement

G

Gardberg, Bertel

Germanaz, Christian

Gesamtkunstwerk – design term

Gestalt – design term

Giedion, Sigfried

Girard, Alexander

Glass – Swedish

Gold, Bill

Golden Ratio – design term

Goudy, Frederic

Gradl, Max

Grierson, Ronald

Maison Gripoix

Groag, Jacqueline

Gropius, Walter

Gruber, Jacques

Guiguichon, Suzanne

Carlo Guiliano

H

Hamada, Shoji

Haskell, Miriam

Hayon, Jamie

Hertha Hilfon

Hiroshige, Utagawa

Hofman, Vlastislav

Howell, Bernard

I

Impressionism

Italian Association for Industrial Design (ADI) (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale)

Iwamura, En

J

Japonisme – Design Term

Joachim, Christian

Johansson, Willy

Jugendstil – art term

Jung, Gunilla

K

Kahlo, Frida

Kantack, Walter

Kieffer, René

Klint, Kaare

Klint, Karen Vibeke

Klutsis, Gustav

Komai, Ray

L

Lam, Izabel

Leach, Bernard Howell

Leiber, Judith

Liljefors, Anders B.

Lin, Maya

Linoleum

Lithography – design term

Littleton, Harvey

Lubalin, Herb

M

Mainbocher

Manship, Paul Howard

Markelius, Sven

Maubossin

Memphis Group

Mentula, Pertuu

Mère, Clément

Molesworth, Thomas

Moorman, Theo

Morris, William

Moser, Koloman

Mouille, Serge

N

Necker Cube – Design Term

Nervi, Pier Luigi

Neue Sachlichkeit – Design Term

O

Obrist, Hermann

Olbrich, Josef Maria

Olivetti

Orazi, Manuel

P

Panama–Pacific International Exposition- San Francisco 1915

Pfister, Charles

Pinós, Carme

Hans Poelzig

Pop Art

Carl Hugo Pott

Pottery (Slipware)

Pottery (Thrown)

Preiswerk, Gertrud

Prina, Nani

Printz, Eugéne

Purcell, William Gray

R

Rabanne, Paco

Rajalin, Borje

Rams, Dieter

Rand, Paul

Rapin, Henri

Reiss, Winold

Rie, Lucie

Riihimäki Glass Factory

Robineau, Adelaide

Ro Chair

Rodchenko, Alexsandr

Rodriquez, John

Rollin, Lucien

Rolodex – Design Icon

Romanoff, Maya

Rothschild, Jean-Maurice

Ruskin Pottery

S

Sabattabi, Lino

Salon d’Automne (Exhibition)

Schawinsky, Xanti

Schoen, Eugene

Sgraffito – design term

Shagreen – design term

Shimmer Chair

Société des Artistes Décorateurs (Society of Decorative Artists)

Sottsass, Ettore

Sowden, George

Standardization – Design Idea

Straub, Marianne

Street Art

Suetin, Nikolai Mikhailovich

Surrealism

Swiss Designers

T

Taylor, Edward

Taylor, Michael

Testa, Angelo

Textile Designers

Tschichold, Jan

Tu Wien – Vienna University of Technology

U

Ukiyo​-e – Art terms

Union des artistes modernes; UAM

V

Vágó , Pierre

Van der Straeten, Hervé

Versen, Kurt

Viemeister, Tucker

Vignelli, Massimo

W

Wallpaper – a short history

Wanscher, Ole

Weil, Daniel

Wheeler, Candace

William Howson Taylor