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  • YÅ«suke Aida (1931 – 2015) – Japanese ceramics & industrial designer

    Dish (1987) designed by Yūsuke Aida featured image

    YÅ«suke Aida (1931-2015) – Japanese ceramics designer and industrial designer. He studied town planning at Chiba University and ceramics under Ken Miyanohara. Read More →

  • Yuri Masaki Japanese glass designer

    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…Read More →

  • Sori Yanagi – Japanese Industrial Designer

    Sori Yanagi. Butterfly Stools. 1956

    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.Read More →

  • Brooks Stevens (1911 – 1995) American Industrial Designer

    Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

    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.Read More →

  • George Sakier (1897 – 1965) American Industrial Designer

    George Sakier featured image

    George Sakier (1897 – 1965) was a multifaceted artist who worked as an interior designer,Read More →

  • Massimo Vignelli designer of subway maps to corporate logos

    Massimo Vignelli Italian Designer

    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.Read More →

  • Adalberto Dal Lago (b.1937) – Italian Architect and designer

    Griglia Table Lamps

    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. Read More →

  • Patricia Urquiola is a Spanish architect and designer

    Patricia Urquiola featured imag

    Patricia Urquiola is a Spanish architect based in Milan. She distinguishes herself by her original designs of items and furniture for the finest and most significant international companies. She created the Maia series, one of her most typical works for Kettal, the designer of some of the most emblematic pieces of today’s selection. AD Design Award 2008 for architecture.Read More →

  • Slade School of Fine Art

    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. Read More →

  • Ola Wihlborg Swedish industrial and product designer

    Ola Wihlborg iKea

    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.Read More →

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