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Ola Wihlborg Swedish industrial and product designer
He took his first steps towards his career as a designer at Beckmans College of Design in Stockholm, Sweden, where he studied furniture and product design. After graduating in 2004, he began working as a freelance designer.
Yūsuke Aida (1931 – 2015) – Japanese ceramics & industrial designer
Yūsuke Aida (1931-2015) – Japanese ceramics designer and industrial designer. He studied town planning at Chiba University and ceramics under Ken Miyanohara.
Yuri Masaki Japanese glass designer
Yuri Masaki is a Japanese glass designer she was president of the Masaki Glass and Art Studio. Her work was included in 1987 and 1990…
Sori Yanagi – Japanese Industrial Designer
Sori Yanagi (1915-2011) was an industrial designer from Japan. Although previously trained as a fine artist and worked in an architectural studio, Yanagi went on to study industrial design in 1947.
Brooks Stevens (1911 – 1995) American Industrial Designer
Brooks Stevens was an American industrial designer. He was born in Wisconsin and was active in Milwaukee. He studied at Cornell University in Utica, New York.
George Sakier (1897 – 1965) American Industrial Designer
George Sakier (1897 – 1965) was a multifaceted artist who worked as an interior designer,
Massimo Vignelli designer of subway maps to corporate logos
Massimo Vignelli and his wife Leila, an architect, were considered a husband and wife team credited with introducing restrained, European fashion and taste in America in the 1970s.
Adalberto Dal Lago (b.1937) – Italian Architect and designer
Adalberto Dal Lago is an Italian architect and designer: born and active Milan. He was an assistant, Facolta di Architettura, Politecnico di Milano from 1964-70 and subsequently chair of interior design and then of the elements of composition. He published books on design and Modern architecture. The European Council commissioned him and architect Marco Zanus to publish a postwar European design book.
Slade School of Fine Art
A training school for artists established in 1871 as part of the University College of London. It is named after the art collector Felix Slade (1788–1868), who in his will endowed chairs of fine art at the universities of London, Oxford and Cambridge.
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