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Guillaume Saalburg French glassworker and engraver

Guillaume Saalburg was a French glassworker and engraver he was professionally active in Paris.   Education He trained in a glass engraver’s workshop.  Biography He worked as an architect and designer for business and domestic clients; collaborated with Philippe Starck, Jean-Michel Wilmotte, Gilles Derain, Richard Moyer, and Andree Putman: participated in

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Guillaume Saalburg glass staircase

Guillaume Saalburg French glassworker and engraver

Guillaume Saalburg was a French glassworker and engraver he was professionally active in Paris.   Education He trained in a glass engraver’s workshop.  Biography He worked as an architect and designer for business and domestic clients; collaborated with Philippe Starck, Jean-Michel Wilmotte, Gilles Derain, Richard Moyer, and Andree Putman: participated in

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Design Thinking for HR Leaders

Eventbrite - Kristyn Haywood - People for Success presents Design Thinking for HR Leaders - Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW. Find event and ticket information.

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Andrew Fairclough Illustrations

Total Control, illustration by Andrew Fairclough

Andrew Fairclough is an Australian illustrator, designer and art director based in Los Angeles. KINDRED STUDIO Illustration. Design. Art Direction. Forged with Heart & Hands. Sydney AU / Los Angeles CA After a misspent youth completing a Business Degree, Andrew moved on to designing skate and snowboard graphics between bouts

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Schoen's table in the ladies' powder room in the RKO Roxy Theatre

Eugene Schoen (1880 – 1957) was an American architect and designer. He was born and professionally active in New York. He was one of the few American born designers during the 20s and 30s to achieve success. Education He studied architecture, Columbia University, New York, to 1901; Akademie der bildendenRead More →

Pantone Colour Swatch

The Pantone Colour Matching System is a system for identifying, matching and communicating colours across product design, graphic design and marketing. It utilises a unique numbering system for identifying its colours.Read More →

Lobby, Grand Hotel, Washington DC 1987. Charles Pfister

Charles Pfister (1939 to 1990) was an American interior and furniture designer and architect. He was professionally active in San Francisco.  After earning a B.A. in Architecture from the University of California, Charles Pfister worked as an interior designer at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill for 15 years. It was duringRead More →

Guillaume Saalburg glass staircase

Guillaume Saalburg was a French glassworker and engraver he was professionally active in Paris.   Education He trained in a glass engraver’s workshop.  Biography He worked as an architect and designer for business and domestic clients; collaborated with Philippe Starck, Jean-Michel Wilmotte, Gilles Derain, Richard Moyer, and Andree Putman: participated inRead More →

A Designed Life_ Contemporary American Textiles, Wallpapers, and Containers & Packaging, 1951–1954

Design Museum of Chicago A Designed Life: Contemporary American Textiles, Wallpapers, and Containers & Packaging, 1951–1954 Coming in 2021 The Design Museum of Chicago is pleased to bring the travelling show from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Center for Architecture, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) to Chicago, A DesignedRead More →

Goodgrip peeler by Tucker Viemeister

Tucker Viemeister is an American product designer. He was born in Yellow Springs, Ohio. He was professionally active in New York and was the son of industrial designer Read Viemeister. Education Tucker Viemeister graduated from Yellow Springs High School in 1966, went to two different colleges. He ended up studyingRead More →

Massimo Vignelli Italian Designer

Massimo Vignelli was an Italian graphic, industrial, interior, and furniture designer. He was born in Milan. He was professionally active in Milan, New York, and Chicago. Vignelli was an acclaimed graphic designer who created a modernist vision with book covers, furniture, corporate logos and even the New York City subwayRead More →

Exhibition - Beth Lipman Collective Elegy

Museum of Arts and Design – NY Beth Lipman: Collective Elegy Through April 4, 2021 Beth Lipman has been transforming glass, metal, clay, film, and images into powerful statements. They highlight death, temporality, identification, and excess for over twenty years. The exhibition puts a decade of work together and isRead More →

Daniel Weil - Radio Bag

Daniel Weil is an Argentine architect and designer. He was born in Buenas Aires and is based in London. Weil has always questioned the conventions of product design, and his approach has made him a controversial figure in the design world. Many have referred to his products as art objects,Read More →

Anders B. Liljefors

Anders Liljefors was a Swedish ceramicist. He initially concerned himself with household ware, discovered a new method of casting ceramics in a sand mould, and worked feverishly to extract new and unexpected effects from this material during the later years of his life. Education Between 1942 and 1943 he studiedRead More →

Maya Lin - Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Veterans War Memorial Maya Lin is an American architect. She was born in Athens, Ohio, in 1959. Her parents had come from China to America in the 1940s. They both taught at the University of Ohio. Her father was a ceramicist and the art school’s dean. Her mother wasRead More →

Contemporary Muslim Fashions

Cooper Hewitt NY Contemporary Muslim Fashions Online Contemporary Muslim Fashions explores how Muslim women—those who cover their heads and those who do not—have become arbiters of style within and outside their groups. As designers and entrepreneurs, they have demonstrated that clothing can be up-to-date and yet meet the needs ofRead More →

Brian Clarke The Art of Light

Museum of Arts and Design – NY Brian Clarke: The Art of Light Through Feb 21, 2021 British artist Brian Clarke will be seen as one of the most influential artists working in stained glass, at once a pioneer in modern technology and a brilliant aesthetic innovator in an immersiveRead More →

Exhibitions - UNSW Art and Design

Encompassing three principal exhibition spaces, the Galleries are a platform for examining contemporary visual and material culture through exhibitions and public programs.Read More →

Hand weaving and cloth design

The book consists of a Glossary of weaving terms and explains yarn choices, yarn count, warp calculations, and yarn quantities. Talks about Handlooms of various types, how to prepare the loom, methods of weaving, weave notation. Also discusses Plain weave, twill weave, satin and sateen weave, basic weave combinations, compoundRead More →

Judith Leiber clutches and purses

Judith Leiber was a prolific designer whose fanciful minaudières had accessorised royalties, first ladies, and film stars, and entered the collections of art the Metropolitan Museum of Art. While her couture handbags—carried by celebrities such as Greta Garbo, Elizabeth Taylor, Claudette Colbert, Björk, and Barbara Walters—are widely regarded as worksRead More →

Marianne Straub

Marianne Straub was a Swiss designer and weaver and designer she was born in Amriswil. But her career grew in Britain from the time she entered Bradford Technical College (in the middle of the Yorkshire wool industry) in 1932 to expand her knowledge of powerloom weaving. Straub’s mother vetoed GermanyRead More →

S.Giedion - Paeolithic Handprint

The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Art. The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Art. [Giedion, S.] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Art. Sigfried Giedion’s ‘The Eternal Present Vol.1, The Beginnings of Art’ is a book taken from the Fine Arts lectures givenRead More →

Gertrud Preiswerk

Gertrud Preiswerk was a Swiss textile designer she was born in Basel. Between 1926 and 1930, she trained in-the weaving workshop, Bauhaus, Dessau, under Gunta Stolzl. In 1929, she took a summer course, Johanna Brunsons’s Weaving School, Stockholm. She studied the operation of silk power looms at Vereinigte Seiden Webereien.Read More →

Jugendstil an artistic style

The weekly magazine Jugend no 14/1896 Jugendstil, an artistic style that originated around the mid-1890s in Germany and persisted throughout the first decade of the 20th century, derived its name from the Munich magazine Die Jugend (‘Youth’), which featured designs from the Art Nouveau period. In Jugendstil, two phases canRead More →