Virgil Abloh

Virgil Abloh is the embodiment of a new generation of interdisciplinary designers occupying the throne of social media. He gives voice to his vision through his successful luxury streetwear brand, Off-White™, building his reputation on dada and pop-inspired irony and witticism. Since the rise of his brand, he has collaborated with graphic and fashion designers, …

Florence Knoll

The name Knoll is associated with respectable American Company dealing with furniture manufacture. It’s logical since the company signs some of the epochal furniture pieces. But who started this anthology? Behind Hans Knoll, who developed the family business wisely, was a humble woman. Florence Knoll didn’t have self-confidence; she thought that pieces she designed couldn’t …

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 …

Eero Saarinen

He didn’t write books nor did he comment on them. Many people criticized him for not having a clear attitude. He thought that his works didn’t belong to any movement and that each one is adjusted to a problem. He listened to his clients carefully and considered them to be “co-creators”. Eero Saarinen moved boundaries …

Greta Grossman

At the beginning of the 20th century, mostly men dictated the history of architecture and design. Why not, when they had extraordinary ideas? But immediately after the First World War, one woman found her way towards the design scene, walking the scene bravely. Greta Grossman was a rarity who recognized something that others didn’t, an …

Jens Risom

Jens Risom, Danish furniture designer, had the very rare privilege of celebrating his one-hundredth birthday in 2016 shortly before he passed away. “America’s last surviving design star from the Mid-century Modernist movement”, as described by Wallpaper magazine, had had quite an eventful life. He survived two world wars, established Modernism in America and left a …

Isamu Noguchi

How to begin a story about a man who had affections for various artistic disciplines? Isamu Noguchi was a sculptor, set designer, painter, furniture designer, landscape architect… His oeuvre was so wide and diverse. We find his work from those miniature ones, like lamps, to gigantic ones, like parks. Where did this diversity come from? …

George Nelson

After more than 50 years of work and experience in the field of design and architecture, George Nelson was justifiably called “the designer of modern design“. He claimed that the career of every successful artist consisted of deadlocks, when a creative blockage and inspiration shortage occurred. Undoubtedly, that was the sign to start researching, reading …