Oki Sato

Japanese designer Oki Sato went from architecture graduate at a top Tokyo university, to founding his design studio Nendo and being included in “the Top 100 Small Japanese Companies” in just five years. Another five years later, his infectious designs and personality had gained international traction and had him on multiple “Designer of the Year” …

Karim Rashid

There is no doubt that the children of English – Egyptian couple Rashid are talented for Art. The son, Hani, is well known New York architect, while the daughter Soraya is successful in music and painting.  The third kid Karim Rashid is considered to be one of the most famous designers of modern generation. His …

Gio Ponti

Architect, designer, writer, editor – Gio Ponti has been called the “Godfather” of Italian design. With his prolific and extraordinarily diverse oeuvre he left a lasting mark on the development of twentieth century architecture and design. Primarily in his homeland and later, the world.  Gio Ponti’s Beginning Gio Ponti was born in 1891 in Milan, …

Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto, Architect and Monumental Artist – that was the name of the first studio which Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto opened in 1923, while he was still studying at Helsinki University of Technology. Before that he already had an experience of designing his parents’ entire house. Since then his professional, successful career growth …