Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) #AlvarAalto is universally regarded as a major figure in 20th century #architecture and #modern #furniture #design. His influence stretches well beyond his native #Finland and several of his works have become icons of the modern era. His furniture designs were considered #Scandinavian Modern.   Famous works include: #SavoyVase, #PaimioChair, #Beehive Pendant light, #AaltoStool.

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) #AlvarAalto is universally regarded as a major figure in 20th century #architecture and #modern #furniture #design. His influence stretches well beyond his native #Finland and several of his works have become icons of the modern era. His furniture designs were considered #Scandinavian Modern. Famous works include: #SavoyVase, #PaimioChair, #Beehive Pendant light, #AaltoStool.

Stefano Giovannoni #StefanoGiovannoni #Alessi #designers   #classicdesign

Stefano Giovannoni #StefanoGiovannoni #Alessi #designers #classicdesign

Tapio Wirkkala (2 June 1915 – 19 May 1985) #TapioWirkkala was known for his versatility as a post-war designer. His work ranges from plastic, metalware, glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles. He designed the Finnish markka banknotes introduced in 1955. His range was immense, designing glassware, stoneware, jewelry, and furniture for mass production, as well as individual sculptures. Famous works include: #ChantarelleVase, #FinlandiaVodka bottle, #BolleBottles, #UltimaThule…

Tapio Wirkkala (2 June 1915 – 19 May 1985) #TapioWirkkala was known for his versatility as a post-war designer. His work ranges from plastic, metalware, glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles. He designed the Finnish markka banknotes introduced in 1955. His range was immense, designing glassware, stoneware, jewelry, and furniture for mass production, as well as individual sculptures. Famous works include: #ChantarelleVase, #FinlandiaVodka bottle, #BolleBottles, #UltimaThule…

Irving Harper (July 14, 1916 – August 4, 2015) Whilst #IrvingHarper made a huge contribution to modern industrial design, he is often thought of as one of the great unsung heroes of the era. Harper created many iconic works during the 40s to early 60s but much of his work was attributed to George Nelson as was the company policy. Harper even designed the Herman Miller logo with no formal training in graphic arts.  Famous works include: #MarshmallowSofa #WheelClock, #SunflowerClock

Irving Harper (July 14, 1916 – August 4, 2015) Whilst #IrvingHarper made a huge contribution to modern industrial design, he is often thought of as one of the great unsung heroes of the era. Harper created many iconic works during the 40s to early 60s but much of his work was attributed to George Nelson as was the company policy. Harper even designed the Herman Miller logo with no formal training in graphic arts. Famous works include: #MarshmallowSofa #WheelClock, #SunflowerClock

Aldo Rossi (3 May 1931 – 4 September 1997)  #AldoRossi was an #Italian #architect and #designer who accomplished the unusual feat of achieving international recognition in four distinct areas: theory, #drawing, #architecture and product design. He is considered by many to be the greatest #ItalianArchitect of the post-modern era. Famous designs include: #LaConica espresso maker, #IlConico kettle.

Aldo Rossi (3 May 1931 – 4 September 1997) #AldoRossi was an #Italian #architect and #designer who accomplished the unusual feat of achieving international recognition in four distinct areas: theory, #drawing, #architecture and product design. He is considered by many to be the greatest #ItalianArchitect of the post-modern era. Famous designs include: #LaConica espresso maker, #IlConico kettle.

Isamu Noguchi (November 17, 1904 – December 30, 1988) #IsamuNoguchi was an artist and #industrialdesigner whose artistic career spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward. Known for his sculpture and public works, #Noguchi also designed stage sets and several mass-produced lamps and furniture pieces, many of which are still manufactured today. Famous works include: #NoguchiCoffeetable, #Cyclonetable, #Prismatictable  #Midcentury #MidcenturyModern #classicdesign #furnituredesign

Isamu Noguchi (November 17, 1904 – December 30, 1988) #IsamuNoguchi was an artist and #industrialdesigner whose artistic career spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward. Known for his sculpture and public works, #Noguchi also designed stage sets and several mass-produced lamps and furniture pieces, many of which are still manufactured today. Famous works include: #NoguchiCoffeetable, #Cyclonetable, #Prismatictable #Midcentury #MidcenturyModern #classicdesign #furnituredesign

George Nelson (1908–1986) #GeorgeNelson is regarded as one of the founders of #American #Modernism. #Architect, #IndustrialDesigner, #GraphicDesigner, #Clockmaker, Journalist, a true modern day renaissance man… but many think of Nelson as simply “The Creator of Beautiful and Practical Things”.  George Nelson is known for creating over 150 #clock designs for the Herman Miller company. Famous works include: #CoconutChair, #BallClock, #SwaglegDesk

George Nelson (1908–1986) #GeorgeNelson is regarded as one of the founders of #American #Modernism. #Architect, #IndustrialDesigner, #GraphicDesigner, #Clockmaker, Journalist, a true modern day renaissance man… but many think of Nelson as simply “The Creator of Beautiful and Practical Things”. George Nelson is known for creating over 150 #clock designs for the Herman Miller company. Famous works include: #CoconutChair, #BallClock, #SwaglegDesk

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (March 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) #LudwigMiesvanderRohe is regarded as one of the most influential #architects in history. Even though he is known for designing some of the early 20th centuries most iconic chairs, it was the complete design of spaces that was his true passion which he would pursue with a very pure minimalist modern approach throughout his career. Famous works include: #BarcelonaChair, #BarcelonaTable, #Brnochair#designers #MiesVanDerRohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (March 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) #LudwigMiesvanderRohe is regarded as one of the most influential #architects in history. Even though he is known for designing some of the early 20th centuries most iconic chairs, it was the complete design of spaces that was his true passion which he would pursue with a very pure minimalist modern approach throughout his career. Famous works include: #BarcelonaChair, #BarcelonaTable, #Brnochair#designers #MiesVanDerRohe

Pierre Paulin (9 July 1927 – 13 June 2009) #PierrePaulin was a #French #furniture #designer and #interiordesigner. It was when #Paulin commenced work with #Dutch company #Artifort in the #1960s that he gained fame for his innovative sculptural furniture work. At the time, his #chair designs were considered very modern and unique.  Paulin remains one of the major contributors of the 20th century designs.   Famous works include: #RibbonChair, #MushroomChair and #OrangeSliceChair.

Pierre Paulin (9 July 1927 – 13 June 2009) #PierrePaulin was a #French #furniture #designer and #interiordesigner. It was when #Paulin commenced work with #Dutch company #Artifort in the #1960s that he gained fame for his innovative sculptural furniture work. At the time, his #chair designs were considered very modern and unique. Paulin remains one of the major contributors of the 20th century designs. Famous works include: #RibbonChair, #MushroomChair and #OrangeSliceChair.

Eero Aarnio (born 21 July 1932, in Helsinki) #EeroAarnio is a #Finnish #interior and #industrialdesigner, noted for his innovative #furniture designs in the 1960s. Regarded today as one of the great innovators of modern design, his organic and geometric forms were widely seen in sci-fi film making his work instantly recognisable to the public.  Famous works include: #BallChair, #BubbleChair, #PastilChair, #ScrewTable

Eero Aarnio (born 21 July 1932, in Helsinki) #EeroAarnio is a #Finnish #interior and #industrialdesigner, noted for his innovative #furniture designs in the 1960s. Regarded today as one of the great innovators of modern design, his organic and geometric forms were widely seen in sci-fi film making his work instantly recognisable to the public. Famous works include: #BallChair, #BubbleChair, #PastilChair, #ScrewTable

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