Home » Archive by category : Designers (paged 4)

Category : Designers

1913 – Kenzo Tange, born on the 4th of September in Sakai, Osaka. He was a Japanese architect. 1935 – Entered the Architecture Department of the University of Tokyo. 1945 – His design for the Peace Park and Peace Memorial owes much to Le Corbusier, and is often called ‘the spiritual core of the city’. ..

Read more

1836 – Born in Baltimore County, Maryland on the 16th of October. 1856 – He graduated from the Free Academy in New York. 1862 – He returned to the United States. He designed Battell Chapel and Farnham and Durfee Halls at Yale. 1880 – He was in Europe and for a short time after his ..

Read more

1858 – Gustav Stickley was born on March 9th in Osceola, Wisconsin. 1870 – He began to train with his father in stone masonry and woodworking at the age of 12. 1876 – At 18 he became an apprentice in his uncle’s Pennsylvania factory, where he produced chairs and caned seats. 1884 – He and ..

Read more

1905 – Berthold Konrad Hermann Albert Speer, born on the 19th of March in Mannheim, SWC Germany. He was an architect, author and high-ranking Nazi German government official, sometimes called "the first architect of the Third Reich". 1931 – He joined the Nazi Party in 1931. 1934 – Became Hitler’s chief architect. 1942 – He was ..

Read more

1489 – Koca Mimar Sinan Agha, born on the 15th of April was the Ottoman chief architect for sultans Selim I, Suleiman I, Selim II and Murad III. His masterpiece is the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne although his most famous work is the Suleiman Mosque in Istanbul. He was most probably born to an Orthodox ..

Read more

1751 – Born in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, England. Neoclassic English furniture designer.          – Thomas Sheraton, next to Chippendale the most famous English furniture-designer and cabinet-maker. 1790 – Of his career as a maker and designer of furniture nothing is known until he is first heard of in London, when he was nearly forty. 1791 ..

Read more

1971 – Born on April 16 in Lake Jackson, Texas.   – Released her first album at the age of twelve.   – First performed in her father’s restaurant in the band named: Selena and Los Dinos.   1983 – Released their first album Mis Primeras Grabaciones.   – This album was not sold in ..

Read more

1890 – Born on the 10th of September.   1927 – Naturalized French citizen.   1930 – She is also well known for her surrealist designs of the 1930s, especially her hats, including the Dalí design resembling a giant shoe and one a giant lamb chop, both which were famously worn by the Franco American ..

Read more

1928 – Vidal Sassoon born on the 17th of January. Sassoon was born to humble Jewish parents in London, England; his father was from Thessaloniki in northern Greece and his mother, whose family were originally from Spain, was born in London. 1963 – Created a short, angular hairstyle cut on a horizontal plane that was ..

Read more