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Rodchenko: the complete work

Back in the USSR

Published 3 March 2017

As a centenary show at the Royal Academy of Art revives British interest in the design output of Russia after 1917, this review of SO Khan-Magomedov, Rodchenko: the complete work (Thames and Hudson, 1986) looks at one of the founding fathers of Soviet design

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Fragile days of revolution

Published 20 February 2017

As a centenary show at the Royal Academy of Art revives British interest in the design output of Russia after 1917, this review of Nina Lobanov‑Rostovsky, Revolutionary ceramics: Soviet porcelain 1917‑1927 (Studio Vista, 1990) highlights the contribution made by potters

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The Conran Directory of Design

The American Design Adventure

The American Design Adventure

Published 10 December 2001

Mark Twain once said that the only thing Americans really had in common with one another was a fondness for iced water.

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Frederick Taylor

Tayloring People for Production

Published 28 August 1984

A review of Judith Merkle’s pioneering work on Frederick Winslow Taylor, the father of time and motion study

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