• 1977
  • In 1977, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill designed the Chicago Apparel Center, located on the west side of Orleans Street, which increased the Merchandise Mart's total floor space to 6,200,000 square feet (580,000 m2). (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher celebrates this iconic American designer whose ideas yielded numerous classics in American furniture and interior design. (e-architect.co.uk)
  • At Herman Miller, Nelson greatly influenced the product line and public image of the company for over two decades, revolutionizing American design and collaborating with modernist luminaries such as Harry Bertoia,Ray and Charles Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, to produce the most enduring pieces of the late 1940s and 1950s. (e-architect.co.uk)
  • In 1947 he was invited to the United States by the New York gallery Portraits, Inc. Condé Nast Publications commissioned him to paint a number of important American houses and the publication of these works led to more commissions in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1928 they were among the 14 architects and designers who founded the American Designers' Gallery-"devoted exclusively to showing objects and interiors for practical use"-and they were among those who established the American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen, the most ambitious professional design group of the era. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Hoffmanns often made opportunities to exhibit their work, and created contemporary American furnishings and interiors for shops, restaurants, and private clients including Mrs. Otto C. Sommerich and Helena Rubinstein. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several notable interiors, ranging from first-century Rome through modern American design, are installed in its galleries. (wikipedia.org)
  • A number of notable interiors, ranging from 1st century Rome through modern American design, are permanently installed in the Met's galleries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The two men formed a partnership that was to greatly influence the establishment of an American way of designing modern houses - spread by their great collection of wartime students including Paul Rudolph, Eliot Noyes, I. M. Pei, Ulrich Franzen, John Johansen, and Philip Johnson. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her work moves from the urban bustle of New York, to the vast plains of the American Midwest, to the remote forests of Finland. (worldcat.org)
  • Chair
  • You'll feel right at home among the clocks, Bubble lamps, Coconut chair, and Marshmallow sofa in this extraordinary showing of Nelson's designs, many of which he created as design director for the Herman Miller furniture company in Zeeland, Michigan. (e-architect.co.uk)
  • Kandinsky admired Breuer's finished chair design, and only then did Breuer make an additional copy for Kandinsky's use in his home. (wikipedia.org)
  • Breuer designed his Long Chair as well as experimenting with bent and formed plywood. (wikipedia.org)
  • prominent
  • One of Architectural Digest's "20 Greatest Designers of All Time" and "Interior Design Legends," Taylor was noted for his rooms of airiness and light with a prominent use of natural forms and the color white. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over time, he became very close to Mr. Schaeffer, who referred to him as "his dear Michael," and who set him up as a partner in a fledgling design company with Frances Mihailoff, a prominent designer in San Francisco at the time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Marker by New Orleans Landmarks Commission, 1987) Bradish Johnson House, 2341 Prytania Street, erected in 1872, the design of this post-Civil War mansion of a prominent Louisiana sugar planter, attributed to James Freret, architect, reflects the influence of the French "Ecole des Beaux Arts," where he studied from 1860 to 1862. (wikipedia.org)
  • architectural
  • Built by Marshall Field & Co. and later owned for over half a century by the Kennedy family, the Mart centralized Chicago's wholesale goods business by consolidating architectural and interior design vendors and trades under a single roof. (wikipedia.org)
  • First recognized for his invention of bicycle-handlebar-inspired tubular steel furniture, Breuer lived off his design fees at a time in the late 1920s and early 1930s when the architectural commissions he was looking for were few and far-between. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1928
  • Although the new couple occupied Carolands on occasion, it would remain only sporadically inhabited until 1928 when Harriett removed her original furnishings and put the property up for sale. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pola Hoffmann's interior design commissions included the New York apartment of Charles J. Liebman and the still-extant Weiler Building (1928) at 407 South Warren Street, Syracuse, New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • architects
  • He produced an artist's impression of a Palladian temple for Sebastian de Ferranti, who then worked with various architects to realise the design. (wikipedia.org)
  • A design contest was organised, in which 13 architects were specifically invited to take part (including Clemens Holzmeister, Erich Boltenstern and Karl Schwanzer) but which was open to any other entrants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Designs were evaluated by a jury which was chaired by the architect Franz Schuster and whose other members were the architects Max Fellerer and Roland Rainer, the Vienna Director of Building, the Director of City Collections, Franz Glück, the Head of the City Department of Regulations and the Head of the Department of Architecture. (wikipedia.org)
  • book
  • When Nelson coauthored the book Tomorrow's House in 1945, he described both the now familiar family gathering spot, and the "storagewall," solving specific design challenges for a more informal way of living. (e-architect.co.uk)
  • Although Breuer's parents were Jewish, it was only in 1981 that Christopher Wilk, preparing his Interiors book for MoMA, found his formal renunciation of the Jewish faith before the Chief Rabbi of Frankfurt in the Breuer archives at Syracuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • On December 28, 1925, she married Wolfgang Hoffmann, Josef Hoffmann's son, who was on his way to New York to work as an assistant to architect-designer Joseph Urban. (wikipedia.org)
  • At least 15 surviving examples of his work are Grade II listed buildings including his 1875 design for the Victoria Cross at Akroydon. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the most intact examples of Breuer's furniture and interior design work during this period is the Frank House in Pittsburgh, designed with Gropius as a Gesamtkunstwerk. (wikipedia.org)
  • Designed in association with the artist, this monograph, a comprehensive overview of Miss's work, features colour photographs and images of her projects, accompanied by copious drawings by the artist. (worldcat.org)
  • Duke
  • Some of these street names are extant, though Of Alley has been renamed York Place, Duke Street is now John Adam Street and George Street is now York Buildings. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the early 19th century the designation York House was revived by the palatial York House, built in the Stable Yard, St. James's Palace, for the Duke of York, brother of George IV and heir apparent. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Duke and Duchess of York (later King George V and Queen Mary) were present when the nave was consecrated and a Boer War memorial unveiled on 14 July 1901. (wikipedia.org)
  • built
  • The York Watergate (also known as Buckingham Watergate), built ca. 1626, survives, now marooned 150 yards (137 m) from the river, within the Embankment Gardens, due to the construction of the Thames Embankment. (wikipedia.org)
  • For some time, Texas had proven to be a main market outlet, and in 1947, a major factory was built in Ennis, Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Marker by New Orleans Landmarks Commission, 1995) Women's Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association, 2500 Prytania Street, Greek Revival design by architect William Alfred Freret, was built for Edward A. Davis in 1859. (wikipedia.org)
  • way upholstered furnishings were built. (blogspot.com)
  • painter
  • Felix Runcie Kelly (3 February 1914 - 3 July 1994) was a New Zealand-born graphic designer, painter, stage designer, interior designer, and illustrator who lived the majority of his life in the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • City
  • 0.12333 York House in the Strand in London was one of a string of mansions which once stood along the route from the City of London to the royal court at Westminster. (wikipedia.org)
  • Breuer had married their secretary, Constance Crocker Leighton, and after a few more years in Cambridge, moved down to New York City[when? (wikipedia.org)
  • After the remarriage, Auchincloss' Merrywood estate in McLean, Virginia became the Bouvier sisters' primary residence, although they also spent time at his other estate, Hammersmith Farm in Newport, Rhode Island, and in their father's homes in New York City and Long Island. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scrapbook of news clippings, pages of books, and cartoons concerning information about Tammany Hall of New York City, the political club that became a symbol of corruption in city government. (vt.edu)
  • t Company Hon 1 ne Office: Wilson THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE FAIR October 12th-17th, 1936 All grandstand attractions for the 1936 North Carolina State Fair are furnished by George A. Hamid, Inc., New York City, and the management promises the patrons the greatest array of attractions ever presented before any grandstand in the South - thrilling, exciting and brilliant. (ncdcr.gov)
  • House
  • After D. J. DePree, president of furniture manufacturer Herman Miller, read Tomorrow's House in 1945, he hired George Nelson first to create a line of furniture and eventually as the company's design director. (e-architect.co.uk)
  • It came to be known as York House when it was granted to the Archbishop of York in 1556 and retained that name for the rest of its existence. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the Banqueting House it is one of the few surviving reminders in London of the Italianate court style of Charles I. Its boldly rusticated design in a confident Serlian manner has been attributed to Sir Balthazar Gerbier, to Inigo Jones himself and to the sculptor and master-mason Nicholas Stone. (wikipedia.org)
  • The York House Conference that assembled there in February 1626 ended unsatisfactorily with the final rupture of Puritan members of Parliament with Buckingham. (wikipedia.org)
  • York House was the setting for a masque presented before their majesties in May 1627, in which Buckingham appeared followed by "Envy, with divers open-mouthed dogs' heads representing the people's barking, while next came Fame and Truth", just before his departure for his unsuccessful second foray against France. (wikipedia.org)
  • An inventory of the contents of York House drawn up in 1635 is mined by scholars both for the light it sheds on one of the handful of great art collections formed in the circle of Charles I, and the furnishings of a fashionable Early Stuart nobleman's residence. (wikipedia.org)
  • York House, in Survey of London: Volume 18, St Martin-in-The-Fields II: the Strand, ed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kelly remodelled the house of Sir Michael Blake at Cornhill-on-Tweed and designed it as a Gothic dowerhouse. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the request of Charles, Prince of Wales Kelly produced an artist's impression of an improved design of the Prince of Wales' residence Highgrove House in Gloucestershire. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two of the many tasteful elements of Sanson's design are the elegant Porte-cochère and the discreet dry moat which provides practical access for service without blocking the views of the gardens from the house above. (wikipedia.org)
  • Department L-Culinary, House Furnishings and Clothing. (ncdcr.gov)
  • company
  • In 1985 Paul Weaver, former Director of Marketing and VP of McGuire Furniture, approached Taylor with a plan to develop and expand the nascent Michael Taylor Designs product line offered by Taylor's interiors company into a new entity. (wikipedia.org)
  • full
  • After Taylor's death in 1986 Weaver assumed full control and over the subsequent 24 years greatly expanded the product lines, established nationwide sales showrooms and developed the Taylor brand into one of the most recognized luxury products in the home furnishing industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gothic
  • Woods was noted by his colleague Walter Bagot as strongly influenced by French architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, and had imbued a French Gothic character in many elements of its design. (wikipedia.org)
  • The "lobby", comprising the first through third floors, contains a massive gothic "Commons Room" that is used as a general study area and for special events and is ringed by three floors of classrooms, including, on the first and third floors, the 30 Nationality Rooms designed by members of Pittsburgh's ethnic communities in the styles of different nations and ethnic groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • Street
  • Its checkerboard street layout used the Chinese capital of Chang'an as a template for its design. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born on July 28, 1929, at Southampton Hospital in Southampton, New York, to Wall Street stockbroker John Vernou "Black Jack" Bouvier III (1891-1957) and socialite Janet Norton Lee (1907-1989). (wikipedia.org)
  • product
  • Through its product range, B&B Italia has shown that it can offer a meaningful contribution to the culture of design by perceiving and anticipating trends and responding to changing tastes and living needs. (blogspot.com)
  • years
  • A mere four years after entering the Rudolf Schaeffer School of Design, Michael Taylor was already a partner in an interior design business at the age of 25. (wikipedia.org)
  • During her four years of study at the Kunstgewerbe Schule, Pola Weinbach designed textiles for the Wiener Werkstätte and worked for Sigmund Freud, repairing a Gobelin tapestry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Years later, the British military decided to replace Fort York with a new fort, to be located at the eastern end of the reserve. (wikipedia.org)
  • partnership
  • The couple immigrated to the United States, and after nine months with Urban they formed their own independent design partnership with offices on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. (wikipedia.org)
  • International
  • Demolished in 1982, the venue was prized by sophisticated New Yorkers for its austere silver-and-black interior and its dedication to international film. (wikipedia.org)
  • rooms
  • One aspect of the project was to incorporate into his design the three exquisite period rooms that Harriett had purchased in Paris with the advice of the famous antique dealer Boni de Castellane. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1930, AUDAC exhibited furnishings and decorative arts at the Grand Central Palace in five model rooms, one designed by the Hoffmanns. (wikipedia.org)
  • member
  • Leggett & Platt (L&P), based in Carthage, Missouri, is a diversified manufacturer (and member of the S&P 500 Index) that designs and produces various engineered components and products. (wikipedia.org)
  • original
  • Duchêne's original designs consisted of many thousands of trees and shrubs, with plans for fountains, statues and roadways. (wikipedia.org)
  • School
  • Instead, he moved to San Francisco where, in 1947, he enrolled at the Rudolf Schaeffer School of Design. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1937, Gropius accepted the appointment as chairman of Harvard's Graduate School of Design and again Breuer followed his mentor to join the faculty in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (wikipedia.org)
  • simple
  • It would indeed be progress, if through mass production there would be an output of commodities that bore a simple directness of design," Pola Hoffmann said in a 1931 interview. (wikipedia.org)
  • Building
  • The interior of the building normally consists of a single room at the center called moya, from which depart any other less important spaces. (wikipedia.org)
  • plans
  • Woods changed some of the plans' materials and design, while keeping the general details as Butterfield had proposed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Association
  • Dr. and Mrs. Herman de Bachelle Seebold purchased the home in 1944 and donated the mansion, furnishings and art in 1965 to the Women's Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association. (wikipedia.org)
  • collection
  • Since then, its collection has progressively acquired new products that are acknowledged and recognised worldwide, to fill the ranks alongside evergreen products like Serie Up, Le Bambole and Diesis, now seen as icons of design history. (blogspot.com)
  • west
  • When York, the predecessor of Toronto was inaugurated in the 1790s, the land to the west of the garrison (later Fort York) was reserved for military purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • style
  • Kelly also designed the Kelly car at Castle Howard, a little fairground-style train for conveying visitors round the grounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • London
  • The York Watergate is at the centre of the song "London Plane" by progressive rock band Big Big Train on their 2016 album Folklore. (wikipedia.org)