1887 – Born on the 6th of October, in La Chaux-de-Fonds. 1907-0911 – He left home as a young man and developed many of his ideas during his travels through Europe. – He traveled in the Balkans, Greece, Asia Minor, and Italy. 1916 – His system of geometric proportion, first used in ..
1929 – Born on March 31st in Brussels, Belgium. 1950 – When she was 21 years old her sketch for a woman’s coat won a Jacques Heim design competition sponsored by Harper’s Bazaar magazine. With this award and her sketching ability, Claiborne began working on Seventh Avenue in New York City’s garment district as a ..
1946 – Born in El Centro, California; the birth of the US actress and singer 1962 – met Sonny Bono at a coffee shop at age 16 1964-1974 – singing and entertaining partner of Sonny Bono 1965 – with Sonny Bono, co-recorded song "I Got You, Babe" 1971-1974 – starred in ..
1883 – Born in Saumur, France 1920 – Expansion of fashion business including a couture house, a textile factory, and perfume line 1940 – The business went slow and she exiled herself to Switzerland for more than 10 years 1954 – Came back with designs that were hit in the western countries ..
1887 – He was born on the 7th day of July this year in Vitsyebsk, Russia (now in Belarus), and was educated in art in Saint Petersburg. 1908 – His first work was “Candles in the Dark” which is an artist collection, and he later developed subtle variations. 1910 – He lived ..
1910 – Born on May 23rd. British architect, interior designer, artist, and influential writer and broadcaster on 20th century design. 1948 – Hugh Casson was appointed to his role as director of the Festival at the age of 38 and set out to celebrate peace and modernity through the appointment of other young architects. 1951 ..
1913 – Born on April 11th in Paris. American fashion designer. 1936 – Raised in Italy, he came to the United States. 1938 – Married to Merry Fahrney on September 2nd. 1940 – He designed costumes for Twentieth-Century Fox and other Hollywood studios. 1941 – Married to Gene Tierney on June 1st. 1942 – He ..
1904 – He was born Alejo Carpentier Valmont on the 26th day of December this year in Havana, Cuba. 1912 – The family traveled to Russia to collect an inheritance. While in Europe, they traveled widely through Belgium, Austria, and Russia before settling in Paris. There, Carpentier studied at the Lycee Jeanson de Sally, where ..
1858 – John Mervin Carrere was born to a prosperous family in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1882 – He graduated, he obtained a job with the New York firm of Mckim, Mead, and White. 1886 – Carrere and Hastings left McKim, Mead and White to form their own partnership. – Carrere and Hastings ..
– Callicrates, 5th cent. B.C., Greek architect. 447 BC – 432 BC – In association with Ictinus he built the Parthenon at Athens. 427 BC – At Athens also he designed the Temple of Nike. – He and Iktinos were architects of the Parthenon &nb..