Biographies

Poul Kjaerholm

Poul Kjaerholm

The PK 24 Lounge Chair, manufactured by Fritz Hansen in Denmark, 1965. Made of stainless steel, cane and leather. The PK  25 Chair, manufactured by Fritz Hansen in Denmark, 1951. Mad of …

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Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen was Born in Finland in 1910 and moved with his family to America in 1923. From 1929 to 1930 he studied sculpture at the Academie de la Grande …

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Charles Eames Biography

Charles Eames founded his first firm in 1930 after attending the Washington University School of Architecture from 1924 to 1926. At the Cranbrook Academy of Art, where he studied and …

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John Lautner

John Lautner was born in Michigan, in 1911. Before founding his studio in Los Angeles, in 1940, Lautner worked with Frank Lloyd Wright, who employed him in 1933. During his career, Lautner built …

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright was born in 1867 in Wisconsin and became the most influential and revolutionary architect from the last century. After his studies at the University of Wisconsin, Frank Lloyd Wright …

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Raymond Kappe

After graduating from the University of California at Berkeley in 1951 and completing a two year apprenticeship under Carl Maston, in 1954, Kappe established his private practice in Brentwood, California, designing numerous …

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Raphael Soriano

Raphael Soriano was born in Greece(Rhodes), in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1924. In 1934 Soriano became an architect after studying at the University of Southern California. For a while he …

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Pierre Koenig

Born in San Francisco in 1925, Pierre Koenig received his B. Arch. from the Southern California University in 1953. Raphael Soriano was one of Pierre Koenig’s teachers: from whom he clearly got inspiration for many …

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Craig Ellwood

Craig Ellwood was born in 1922 in a small town in Texas and moved to Los Angeles with his family, as a child. Mostly self-taught, Ellwood received his education through evening courses …

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A. Quincy Jones

A. Quincy Jones, also known as “Quincy”, was born in 1913 in Kansas(Missouri) but moved to Southern California on a young age. In 1936 he received his B. Arch. from the …

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Biography: Greta Magnusson Grossman

The Swedish designer Greta Magnusson Grossman had a very prolific 40 years long career between Europe and North America achieving fame in industrial design, interior design and architecture.

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Biography: Poul Kjaerholm

It has been a while since I wrote about a designer as I did here. So today I want share with you some facts about a very interesting Danish artist …

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