Interior of the eastern side of the Sagrada Familia

A couple marvel at Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Família, a representation of Antoni Gaudí’s architectural brilliance and design philosophy. The basilica’s interior offers a tapestry of light and color and, still under construction since 1882, stands as a testament to the evolving nature of art and architecture.Read More →

Mitchell Joachim

Mitchell Joachim, co-founder of Terreform ONE and NYU Associate Professor, is a renowned figure in innovative design and urban planning. His work merges art, science, bio-inspired, and sustainable design, pushing boundaries in urban architecture.Read More →

Pierre Chareau (Français, 1883-1950): Bureau-bibliothèque de l'Ambassade française, 1925, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France.

Pierre Chareau was a crucial figure in the French avant-garde movement, best known for his Maison de Verre design. He masterfully fused architecture with design, using modern ideas about lighting and space and incorporating industrial materials. His journey started at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, where he learned key principles that shaped his distinct unornamented, minimalist style.Read More →

Oskar Strnad Cigarette Box (model US 5084) 1916

Oskar Strnad, born in 1879, was a multifaceted genius known for his contributions to architecture, sculpture, and design. Through teaching and designing innovative concepts, he profoundly influenced Viennese modernism and the Vienna School of Architecture.Read More →

Children's Library in "La Ciudadela" by Bernado Gómez-Pimienta

Bernardo Gómez-Pimienta, a globally influential figure, blends architecture with furniture design. Born in Belgium and based in Mexico, his works reflect his international background and his focus on functional aesthetics. His career includes academia, architectural identity projects, and award-winning designs.
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Transgas, the last excursion (arch. Jan Fišer)

Czech architect Jan Fišer, born in 1944, is renowned for his design innovation and architectural mastery, including the Generali Česká pojišťovna building. He teaches architecture, continues a family legacy in the field, and co-authored “Transgas”.
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Carl Curtis ranch, Altadena, 1906

In the early 20th century, Louis B. Easton emerged as a significant figure in American architecture and furniture design. Though never formally registered as an architect, Easton’s contribution to the Arts and Crafts movement was immeasurable. Originating as a vice-principal and manual arts teacher in Illinois, his journey took him to Pasadena, California, where he designed about 25 homes. His masterpiece, the Carl Curtis ranch, epitomized his philosophy that construction materials should serve both structural and aesthetic purposes. Easton was more than just an architect; he was an educator, a craftsman, and a visionary who left an indelible imprint on American design.Read More →

Matteograssi Pelikan Design Niels Gammelgaard Lars Mathiesen Tressa | 1995

Experience Lars Mathiesen’s enchanting Café Table, a harmonious fusion of modern design and classic aesthetics. Explore the captivating allure of this collaborative creation with Fritz Hansen.Read More →

The Casino Building at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, designed by Emberton in 1939

Explore the remarkable legacy of Joseph Emberton, an overlooked yet influential figure in architecture. From iconic structures like the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club to comprehensive design solutions for commercial spaces, Emberton’s impact on Modernist architecture is revealed. Delve into his diverse portfolio, including housing, exhibition buildings, and entertainment architecture. Discover how Emberton’s post-war contributions transformed urban spaces. Join us in celebrating the genius of Joseph Emberton and his lasting influence on architectural design.Read More →

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Sigmund Pollitzer (1913 – 1983) was a painter, decorative glass designer, and writer from the United Kingdom. He was born in the city of London.Read More →

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Max Ernst Haefeli (1901-1976) was a Swiss architect and designer born in Zurich. He worked in the Otto Bartning studio in Berlin between 1923-24.Read More →

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He created Archizoom Associati in 1968 with Andrea Branzi, Gilberto Corretti, and Paolo Deganello, which developed industrial and architectural designs and urban planning and was a notable Italian architecture practice until 1972. Read More →

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She began her professional career in 1967; became a member of ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale); 1967—74, she collaborated with architect and designer Cini Boeri. In 1974, she set up her studio in Milan; participated in the planning of the 1971 industrial design exhibition of ADI at the Design Centre, Brussels.Read More →

Water Garden, Harlow New Town, Essex Frederick Gibberdc.1964

Sir Frederick Gibberd was a pioneering architect in Britain known for his modernist designs. He played a significant role in the development of the New Town of Harlow and London’s Heathrow Airport. However, his most renowned masterpiece is Liverpool’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, featuring a circular design, minimal decoration, and a striking stained glass cylinder. Gibberd’s innovative approach and departure from tradition left a lasting impact on modern church architecture in the UK.Read More →

Giorgina Castiglioni Italian Designer

Giorgina Castiglioni is an Italian architect and designer who studied architecture at Milan Polytechnic (1969). She is Giannino Castiglioni’s granddaughter, a famous sculptor, and the daughter of Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, an architect and professor. Read More →

Zlín - University center by Eva Jiřičná - interior

Eva Jiricna is a renowned architect and designer known for her elegant and innovative creations. From her early career in Prague to establishing her own practice in the UK, Jiricna has left a lasting impact on the industry. Her collaboration with fashion retailer Joseph Ettedgui shaped the iconic matte black style of 1980s London. With a blend of high-tech features and romanticism, Jiricna’s designs have garnered attention. She has worked on notable projects including the Joseph flagship store and collaborated with esteemed architects like Richard Rogers and Jan Kaplicky. Eva Jiricna Architects has expanded its scope to include product design and a wide range of commissions, solidifying Jiricna’s reputation as a visionary architect.Read More →

New man, 1923 by El Lissitzky

El Lissitzky (1890 – 1941) Russian artist and architect, he was linked with MODERNIST organisations, including Suprematism and DE STIJL.Read More →

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He worked for various firms in Italy and Yugoslavia. He received a patent for a bookcase-component system. Clients included Ferro & Lazzarini (glassware) and Italianline. He was best known for his lighting in glass and a mushroom-shaped table lamp in marble; became a member of ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale); was author of Venini Glass (1990) and the manager of an art auction house.Read More →

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Gino Valle (1923 – 2003) was. Italian architect, designer, and town planner. He was born in Udine. He studied at the Instituto Universitario di Architettura, Venice, to 1948. From 1951, he was at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts.Read More →

Jaromar Krejcar functionalist designer and architect

From 1922 to its close in 1931, he was a member of the Devétsil group and editor of the compendium Zivot II and journal Disk; in 1922, he worked in the office of architect Josef Gocar. In 1923, he set up his own office in Prague; was the Bauhaus representative in Czechoslovakia. He was a friend of Teige and the leading architect of the Devétsil group.Read More →