1914 – Born on April 2 in Tønder, Denmark. – Trained as a cabinet-maker before attending the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts. 1936 – At the age of 22 he attended the School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen, returning later as a tutor. 1938-1942 – He worked as ..
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 ..
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 ..
1910 – Born on August 20th in Kirkkonummi, Finland, to Loja, a weaver and photographer, and architect Eliel Saarinen, one of the founders of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Eero was primed from the start to take a place among the designers and architects developing and strengthening an environment primed to change the domestic and ..
1907 – Architect and designer, born in St Louis, Missouri, USA on June 17th. 1929 – Married his first wife, Catherine Woermann. 1937-1940 – He studied and practised architecture and taught at Cranbrook Academy of Art. 1941 – He collaborated on modern furniture design with the Saarinens and student Ray Kaiser, whom he married. ..
1902 – He was an influential modernist who born on the 21st day of May this year in Hungary. 1920 – He studied and taught at the Bauhaus, stressing the combination of art and technology, and eventually became the head of the carpentry shop there. 1925 – He may be best known ..