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American theatrical and industrial designer 1893 – Born on the 27th of April in Adrian, Michigan. 1918 – Began his career as the scene designer for the Metropolitan Opera. 1929 – Designed a 9-deck amphibian airliner, which incorporated areas for deck-games, an orchestra, a gymnasium, a solarium, and two airplane hangars. 1939 – Designed the ..

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1909 – Born on the 23rd of August is a British Architect.        – Apprenticed to a firm of architects in Leicester. 1936 – Joined the Ministry of Public Works. 1950-1970 – He was Chief Architect, one of the youngest, at 41. 1952 – Appointed a CVO Commander of the Royal Victorian Order. 1961 – ..

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1868 – He was born on the 14th day of April this year in Hamburg.   1886 – He studied painting in his native city, as well as in Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe, from this year to 1889.   1890 – He married Lilly Kramer and moved to Munich. At first, he worked as a painter, ..

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1900 – Herbert Bayer was born is an Austrian graphic designer, painter, architect, and photographer. Became interested in Walter Gropius’s Bauhaus manifesto. Studied for four years at the Bauhaus under such teachers as Wassily Kandinsky and László Moholy-Nagy. Gropius appointed Bayer as Director of printing and advertising. 1927 – Developed a crisp visual style and ..

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1865 – Paul Wayland Bartlett was born 24th of January in New Haven, Connecticut. 1887 – Won a medal at the Paris Salon. 1890 – Began to study at Paris under Emmanuel Frémiet, modeling from animals in the Jardin des Plantes. His principal works are:      – Designed for "The Bear Tamer," in the Metropolitan ..

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1754 – William Barton is a US army officer in American Revolution was born 11th of April in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1775 – Went to England, where he studied heraldry. 1779 – Returned to Pennsylvania and was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. 1781 – Married Elizabeth Rhea, niece of Continental Congressman ..

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1920 – Saul Bass is a US graphic designer and filmmaker was born 8th of May in the Bronx district of New York. 1936 – Wins a scholarship to study at the Art Students’ League in Manhattan. 1938 – Working as an assistant in the art department of the New York office of Warner Bros. ..

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1830 – Birth of Edward Middleton Barry a English architect of the 19th century. 1856 – He worked for St. Saviour’s Church Hampstead, London. 1857 – Barry made for the Birmingham and Midland Institute and later became Birmingham Reference Library. 1857 – The Leeds Grammar School now part of Leeds University’s Business School. 1858 – ..

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1834 – Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi is a French sculptor was born 2nd of August in Colmar.          – The face of the Statue of Liberty is said to be that of Bartholdi’s mother. 1879 – Bartholdi was awarded design patent U.S. Patent D11,023 for the Statue of Liberty. 1904 – Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi died ..

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1902 – Luis Barragán was born 9th of March in Guadalajara, Mexico.   1923 – Barragán graduated from the Escuela Libre de Ingenieros.   1927-1936 – He practiced architecture in Guadalajara and in Mexico City.   1945 – Luis Barragán created the planification and urbanization plan of the Jardines del Pedregal.   1955 – Barragán ..

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