1752 – Born in Lambeth, London. 1783 – He lost much of his fortune through bad investments and was declared bankrupt. 1792 – Nash felt able to return to work in London. 1811 – His work came to the attention of the Prince Regent who, commissioned him to develop an area then known as Marylebone ..
1888 – He was born this year in New Haven, Connecticut. 1920 – He sparred with Franklin D. Roosevelt, then head of the Taconic State Park Commission, who favored the prompt construction of a parkway through the Hudson Valley. 1927 – He was President of the Long Island State Park Commission and Secretary ..
1834 – Born on March 24th in Walthamstow, near London. An English designer, craftsman, poet, and early Socialist, whose designs for furniture, fabrics, stained glass, wallpaper, and other decorative products generated the Arts and Crafts Movement in England and revolutionized Victorian taste. 1847 – He went at the age of 13 to Marlborough College. 1853 ..
1872 – Born on the 20th of January in San Francisco, California. 1894 – She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in engineering and then studied architecture privately under the local architect Bernard Maybeck, who encouraged her aspirations. 1896 – She went to Paris. 1898 – Became the first woman ..
1938 – Miyake was born in Hiroshima, Japan. Japan’s leading commercial designer. 1964 – He graduated from Tama Art University in Tokyo. 1970 – He established the Miyake Design Studio. 1973 – Started to show his line at the Paris Collections. Miyake’s basic tenets for making clothes has always been the idea of creating a ..
1961 – Mizrahi was born in Brooklyn and raised in Ocean Parkway, New Jersey, in a fairly religious Jewish household on October 14th. 1987 – He started his own business with the financial support of Sarah Haddad Cheney, formerly Sarah Haddad, the family friend who had been a beneficiary of the teenage Mizrahi’s earliest design ..
1781 – Born on the 2nd of August in Charleston. 1807 – The wings of Independence Hall in Philadelphia. 1814 – The monuments to George Washington in Baltimore. 1836-1842 – His best known structures are the Treasury. – The Old Patent Office. – Washington, D.C. 1855 – Died on the ..
1886 – He was born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies on the 27th day of March of this year in Aachen. 1908 – He worked in his father’s stone-carving shop and at several local design firms before he moved to Berlin joining the office of interior designer Bruno Paul. He began his architectural career as ..
1475 – Was born in Caprese near Arezzo, Tuscany, on the 6th of March. 1490 – Michelangelo attended Lorenzo’s school and was influenced by many prominent people who modified and expanded his ideas on art, following the dominant Platonic view of that age, and even his feelings about sexuality. 1492 – After the ..
Italian condottiere father of Cosimo the Gr..