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Arzberg

Arzberg  

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(established 1887)This German ceramics manufacturer is perhaps most widely recognized in the history of design for its clearly articulated, undecorated, yet distinctive white designs by Herman ...
Eva Zeisel

Eva Zeisel  

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(1906–2011)After an early career in Europe Hungarian born Eva Zeisel emigrated to the United States in 1938 and became one of the most celebrated designers of 20th century tableware. Her early ...
Frogdesign

Frogdesign  

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(established 1969)This design consultancy had its roots in Esslinger Design, founded in Germany by Hartmut Esslinger in 1969, and has become a leading international force, best known for product ...
Jasper Morrison

Jasper Morrison  

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(1959– )British designer Jasper Morrison has become highly influential in industrial design of the later 20th and 21st centuries. His clients have included Alessi, Vitra, FSB (Franz Schneider ...
Javier Mariscal

Javier Mariscal  

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(1950– )Born in Valencia, Javier Mariscal is one of the most widely recognized Spanish designers of the late 20th century, coming to international attention with his 1988 graphic creation of the dog ...
Lucienne Day

Lucienne Day  

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(1917–2010)Lucienne Day emerged as one of the most significant British textile designers in the post‐Second World War period, attracting attention with her 1950 Calyx design for Heal Fabrics Ltd., ...
Ludovico Magistretti

Ludovico Magistretti  

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(1920– )One of Italy's most important furniture designers in the second half of the 20th century, Magistretti graduated from Milan Polytechnic in 1945. He worked for a number of well‐known companies ...
Luigi Colani

Luigi Colani  

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(1928– )German designer Colani worked across a wide range of products as well as many experimental concepts never put into production and did much to promote himself as a design ‘celebrity’, even ...
Matteo Thun

Matteo Thun  

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(1952– )Thun emerged as a leading Italian industrial designer in the last two decades of the 20th century, working as a consultant to several larger multinationals eager to explore the developing ...
Michele De Lucchi

Michele De Lucchi  

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(1951– )One of the leading figures of Italian avant‐garde design of the 1970s and 1980s associated with the Anti‐Design movement, Radical Design, and the experimental ideas of Studio Alchimia and ...
Raymond Loewy

Raymond Loewy  

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(1893–1986)One of the most publicity conscious and productive of the American industrial designers who became feted as celebrities in the interwar years, Raymond Loewy did much to define the ...
Rosenthal Porcelain Factory

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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2006
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Art & Architecture
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251 words

German porcelain factory established in 1879 by Philipp Rosenthal (1855–1937) in Selb, Bavaria. At first the

Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Wirkkala  

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(1913–85)Acknowledged internationally as one of Finland's leading designers Wirkkala was originally trained as a sculptor in Helsinki from 1933 to 1936. However, although the Second World War ...
Timo Sarpaneva

Timo Sarpaneva  

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(1926–2006)A leading Finnish glass and textile designer in the second half of the twentieth century exemplifying the best of Scandinavian craft traditions, Sarpaneva also worked in the fields of ...
Wilhelm Wagenfeld

Wilhelm Wagenfeld  

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(b Bremen, 15 April 1900; d Stuttgart, 28 May 1990).German industrial designer and printmaker. He began his artistic training as an apprentice in the design office of a Bremen ...

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