1902 – He was an influential modernist who born on the 21st day of May this year in Hungary. 1920 – He studied and taught at the Bauhaus, stressing the combination of art and technology, and eventually became the head of the carpentry shop there. 1925 – He may be best known ..
1882 – Born in Argenteuil sur Seine, France on the 13th of May. 1897-1899 – He also studied painting in the evenings at the École des Beaux Arts in Le Havre. 1901 – He apprenticed in Paris under a decorator and was awarded his certificate. 1904 – He attended the Académie Humbert, also in Paris, ..
1444 – Born in Monte Asdrualdo. 1474 – Bramante moved to Milan, a city with a deep Gothic architectural tradition, and built several churches in the new Antique style. 1476 – The Duke, Ludovico Sforza, made him virtually his court architect. 1492 – Milan, Bramante also built Santa Maria delle Grazie. 1499 – His Sforza ..
1808 – James Bogardus was born on the 14th of March in Catskill, New York. 1814 – At the age of fourteen to start an apprenticeship at a watchmaker. 1828 – Invented the "ring flier" for cotton-spinning. 1829 – He devised an eccentric mill, in which the grinding-stones or plates run in ..
1922 – Born on the 22nd of June in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was an American fashion designer. 1940 – At 17 he had saved up enough money to move to Manhattan and study fashion. 1941 – He excelled in his fashion studies immediately and at 18 was the first male to win Mademoiselle’s Design ..
US actor, fashion critic, and fashion designer 1922 – Born Richard Selzer on the 29th of August in Brooklyn, New York. 1950s – Designed dresses for actresses including Jane Russell, Dorothy Lamour, and Jayne Mansfield. 1960 – He created the annual "ten worst-dressed women of the year" awards. 1995 – Wrote an autobiography, "From Rags ..
1856 – Born on the 21st of July in Waterloo, New York. She was the first professional woman architect in the United States. 1876 – She took a position as a draftsman in the Buffalo, New York, architectural firm of Richard A. Waite. 1881 – In October, she opened her own architectural office in partnership ..
Baroque architect, painter, and sculptor 1598 – Born on the 7th of December in Naples, Italy. 1605 – At the age of seven he accompanied his father to Rome. His early works for the cardinal were decorative pieces for the garden such as The Goat Amalthea with the Infant Zeus and a Faun. 1620 – ..
Italian fashion designer 1935 – Born on the 13th of May. 1965 – With his family they founded the Benetton Group S.p.A. clothing company. Served as chairman of the Benetton Group since its inception. Board of Directors of Edizione Holding. 1992-1994 – He was a Senator of the Italian Republic. ..
1899 – Born on the 18th of August in Ancona, Italy. Modernist architect identified first with regional architecture of the American Northwest, from which his influence spread throughout the world. 1944-1948 – He designed numerous residential and office buildings, including the Equitable Building in Portland, Oregon, the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in ..