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  • 1959
  • In 1959, Vignelli joined Skidmore, Owings & Merrill as a junior interior designer in Chicago. (wikipedia.org)
  • To attract visitors, Handlery added a swimming pool in 1952, the Caribbean wing (an eight-story addition with a grand ballroom) in 1954, the Starlight Room (located on the twelfth floor and known for its views and chic experience) in 1956, an exterior glass elevator, and a motel and moving sidewalk known as the Travolator in 1959. (wikipedia.org)
  • a contract negotiated between Berkshire and its unionized employees in 1959 marked the first wage increase for New England textile workers since 1956. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 1991
  • Several other furniture designs followed, often in commission, such as the chairs for the restaurant of the Province House in Groningen in 1991, the Next bed for Auping (1996) and the Ahrend Run sofa (2009). (wikipedia.org)
  • 1991 Nomination "XVI Compasso d'Oro", ADI/Association for Industrial Design - Esprit - Boffi 2000 Winner "Good Design Award", Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Arch. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1996
  • This was followed in 1996 by the agency for visual communication, directed by Massimo Lissoni, Graph.x, which specialises in brand identity, including catalogues, advertising campaigns, videos, web design and packaging, responsible since 2007 for the visual coordination of the Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1983
  • Lella and Massimo's work has been recognized by the following: Compasso d'Oro awards (1964 and 1988) Gold Medal from the AIGA (1983) Appraisal in Emilio Ambasz's book of essays, Design: Vignelli (1980), first published by the Comune di Milan, and republished by Rizzol in 1981 and 1990. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1964
  • 1956-1964, Astro Jets A rocket-spinner ride originally located between Submarine Voyage and Flight to the Moon. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1947
  • Instead, he moved to San Francisco where, in 1947, he enrolled at the Rudolf Schaeffer School of Design. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nelson's own New York firm, opened in 1947, produced furnishings and interior designs that became modern classics, including the Coconut Chair (1956), the Marshmallow Sofa (1956), the Ball Clock (1947) and the Bubble Lamps (1952 onwards). (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)
  • Sofa
  • 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)
  • Yearbook
  • The Aquinas began as a literary monthly in 1915, furnishing also a yearbook edition, evolving into a student newspaper in 1931, and by the 21st century adding a web edition. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1992
  • Four years later, in 1992, Kokke designed the Kokkestok, a walking stick which is easy to use because of the long curl, the stiff end and the rubber strip on the side. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • With the new millennium Kokke started a series of interior designs for schools, such as Mozaïek College Arnhem (2001/2002), Het Stedelijk Zutphen (2010) and Canisius College Nijmegen (2016), and sports facilities, such as Olympiaplein Amsterdam (2008). (wikipedia.org)
  • late
  • One of the most influential figures in mid to late 20th-century American design, Yale-educated Nelson was a widely respected writer and publicist, lecturer, exhibition curator, and a passionate photographer. (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)
  • Convinced of the superiority of the "pointed style"-so called after the pointed shape of the late medieval Gothic arch-he began to design furniture and metalwork at an early age. (phlf.org)
  • After growing up in the American West during the late 1800s, Shwayder was working in New York as a salesman for the Seward Trunk and Bag Company by his mid-20s. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Milan
  • In 1971, the Vignellis established Vignelli Associates and opened offices in New York, Paris, and Milan. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1986, he and Nicoletta Canesi founded the interdisciplinary studio Lissoni Associati in Milan, focusing on architecture as well as interior and product design. (wikipedia.org)
  • He designed the new flagship stores for De Padova and Fantini in Milan, for Lema in London, the Alpi and Altagamma showrooms in Milan, the Kerakoll Design Lab in Sassuolo. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lissoni's interest in the art world brought him to design the photographer Giovanni Gastel retrospective, curated by Germano Celant, at Palazzo della Ragione (2016), the room for temporary shows at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, inaugurated with the exhibit "The triptych of Antonello da Messina" (2015) and the exhibition on the Renaissance painter "Bernardino Luini e i suoi Figli" at Palazzo Reale (2014) in Milan. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • Piero Lissoni's expertise and passion for food and kitchen design led the firm to design the restaurant D'O for the celebrated chef Davide Oldani (2016) and the restaurant Filippo la Mantia Oste e Cuoco (2015) for the Sicilian chef. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • Their design firm has helped create branding for many companies including Knoll American Airlines, the Ford Motor Company, American Airlines and Bloomingdale's. (wikipedia.org)
  • Harriett Pullman Carolan (1869-1956) was the daughter of George Pullman, the 19th century American industrialist, who became one of the wealthiest men in Chicago after creating the Pullman Company, famous for its Palace railway cars. (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)
  • In 2015 Lissoni Inc. was created in New York, where interior design for the American, Canadian and the Central and South American-market are developed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tavern on the Green is an American cuisine restaurant located in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, near the intersection of Central Park West at West 66th Street on the Upper West Side. (wikipedia.org)
  • exhibition
  • An exhibition of the Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany. (e-architect.co.uk)
  • To the south was the hotel's lavishly landscaped garden designed by Ralph Ellis Gunn, a terrace and an immense swimming pool measuring 165 by 142 feet (43 m) described as the world's biggest outdoor pool, which accommodated exhibition waterskiing and featured a 3 story-high diving platform with an open spiral staircase. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • She was known to be the business arm of Vignelli Associates, and played a key role in the success of the design firm. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first Egyptian revival building in the United States was the 1824 synagogue building of Congregation Mikveh Israel Synagogue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania It was followed by a series of major public buildings in the first half of the 19th century including the 1835 Philadelphia County Prison, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States,the 1836 Fourth District Police Station in New Orleans and the 1838 New York City jail known as the Tombs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Paris
  • 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)
  • simplicity
  • Characterized by classic simplicity and functionality, these designs remain deservedly popular today. (e-architect.co.uk)
  • The introduction of the tea ceremony emphasised simplicity and modest design as a counterpoint to the excesses of the aristocracy. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • His first interior designs date from the early nineties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other early British examples include the Egyptian Hall in London, completed in 1812, and the Egyptian Gallery, a private room in the home of connoisseur Thomas Hope (1769-1831) to display his Egyptian antiquities, and illustrated in engravings from his meticulous line drawings in his book Household Furniture (1807), were a prime source for the regency style of British furnishings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angeles
  • What was, at first, a clientele of San Francisco Bay Area socialites soon expanded to Los Angeles, Miami and New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the time of the opening, the Los Angeles Times reported: "The building is Spanish Renaissance in design. (wikipedia.org)
  • Craft
  • She was inspired by a display of classical era pots at the Oslo Museum of Craft and Design to create her Amfora ("Amphora") print. (wikipedia.org)
  • modern
  • de Ferranti chose Julian Bicknell to build the house which was completed in 1986 Later Kelly worked on the Cave, a modern grotto, at Henbury Hall. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the 19th century, however, Japan has incorporated much of Western, modern , and post-modern architecture into construction and design, and is today a leader in cutting-edge architectural design and technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • house
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • This area has three grand period mansions with public access: York House, Marble Hill and Strawberry Hill House. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1633 construction began on York House. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other public buildings in Egyptian style included the 1844 Old Whaler's Church in Sag Harbor, New York, the 1846 First Baptist Church in Essex, Connecticut, the 1845 Egyptian Building of the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and the 1848 United States Custom House in New Orleans. (wikipedia.org)
  • architectural
  • 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)
  • thus the inclusion of 19th-century architectural fragments in this Nationality Room represented a variance from the official pre-1787 design policy. (phlf.org)
  • City
  • and the New York City Subway, for which they designed the sign systems and map (commencing in 1966). (wikipedia.org)
  • Halve Maan Sports facility 2004: Brede School, Oosterbeek 2004: Parking facility, Pompekliniek, Nijmegen 2005/2014: Local Rabobank buildings (5 different buildings) 2007/2008: Renovation and restoration, City Hall and Square Arnhem 2011: T-huis Presikhaaf, Arnhem 2012: Design Pas dwellings, Het Dorp, Arnhem 2015: Bridges, balconies, balustrades incl. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 2010 until 2012, the building was used as a public visitors center and gift shop run by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regular patrons have included former New York City Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia, actresses Grace Kelly and Fay Wray, and many others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tavern on the Green is next to the finish line of the New York City Marathon. (wikipedia.org)
  • On August 28, 2009, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation announced that it had declined to renew the restaurant's license, granting it instead to Dean Poll, operator of the Central Park Boathouse. (wikipedia.org)
  • In September 2009, the restaurant filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, located in New York City, citing the 2009 national financial crisis and the August 28, 2009, loss of the restaurant's operating license. (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)
  • chairs
  • At the age of 15, he was asked to design tables and chairs for Windsor Castle and goblets and candle sticks for the royal silversmiths. (phlf.org)
  • Gothic
  • It was John G. Bowman, the university's visionary chancellor of the 1920s, who proposed decorating classrooms in the Collegiate Gothic/Art Moderne Cathedral of Learning (designed by Charles Z. Klauder, 1926-37) in the manner of the countries of origin of Pittsburgh's multi-ethnic residents. (phlf.org)
  • He published his first book, "Gothic Furniture of the 15th Century Designed and Etched by A. W. N. Pugin" (1835), at the age of 23. (phlf.org)
  • Toronto
  • 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)
  • Several
  • It is now serving in several other museums and is collected by the MoMa New York under the title "Wander" Stacking Stool. (wikipedia.org)
  • Italian
  • Indeed, she was involved in the formation of ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale), the major Italian professional design organization, in the same year. (wikipedia.org)
  • glass
  • Other Vignelli designs have also included retail layouts for Artemide, jewelry for Cleto Munari, and glassware for Venini and Steuben Glass Works. (wikipedia.org)
  • rooms
  • An important piece of the Taylor design aesthetic was to bring the outdoors in, adding natural forms into ornate rooms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Museum
  • Retrospectives of her work have been held at the Design Museum in Helsinki, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the Design Museum, Copenhagen, the Slovene Ethnographic Museum, Ljubljana, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, colloquially "the Met," is the largest art museum in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • International
  • In 1965, she formed the corporate design consultancy Unimark International, Corporation for Design and Marketing, with her husband, Bob Noorda, and Ralph Eckerstrom. (wikipedia.org)
  • LelIa Vignelli was a frequent speaker and juror for national and international design organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • popular
  • The 5,000-square-foot (460 m2) lobby was paneled in burled mahogany with added trim heavily influenced by Art Deco, a design movement which had been popular during the 1920s and 30s. (wikipedia.org)
  • built
  • The Fordyce bathhouse was built in 1914-15, designed by George Mann and Eugene John Stern of Little Rock, Arkansas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The building housing the restaurant was originally the sheepfold that housed the sheep that grazed Sheep Meadow, built to a design by Calvert Vaux in 1870. (wikipedia.org)
  • products
  • 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)
  • 1987
  • A circa-1870 Neo-Grec armchair from Horace Howard Furness's city house, designed by Frank Furness and attributed to Pabst, was exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston in 1987. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1989
  • 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)
  • world's
  • Started in 1754, Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City and is frequently mentioned among the world's most prestigious universities as it leads in innovative education and quality coursework. (alumnius.net)
  • Alongside their eponymous studio, in 2001 Barber and Osgerby founded Universal Design Studio, now recognised as one of the world's most innovative creative design consultancies working in architecture, interiors and exhibition design. (blogspot.com)
  • To the south was the hotel's lavishly landscaped garden designed by Ralph Ellis Gunn, a terrace and an immense swimming pool measuring 165 by 142 feet (43 m) described as the world's biggest outdoor pool, which accommodated exhibition waterskiing and featured a 3 story-high diving platform with an open spiral staircase. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rhode Island
  • 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)
  • furniture
  • He is credited with some of the most extraordinary custom interiors and hand-crafted furniture in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • The excellence of his craftsmanship elevated him above his peers, as did the strongly architectonic (building-like) quality of his furniture designs-often massively scaled, with columns, pilasters, rounded and Gothic arches, bold carving and polychromatic decoration. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Philadelphia art-museum-and-school's original furnishings included a lectern, bookcases, and set of Neo-Grec furniture for the boardroom. (wikipedia.org)
  • stores
  • By the end of the 1960s Ayres had become a diversified merchandising business with retail department stores, a chain of discount stores, specialty clothing stores, a home furnishings showroom, and a real estate holding company. (wikipedia.org)
  • Italia
  • 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)
  • Year
  • The same year, Barber and Osgerby were appointed to design the London 2012 Olympic Torch. (blogspot.com)
  • Lyman S. Ayres, who owned a dry-goods store in Geneva, New York, founded a new firm in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1872, the year in which he bought controlling interest in N. R. Smith and Company, a dry-goods store that was also known as the Trade Palace. (wikipedia.org)
  • elements
  • 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)
  • In mid 1916 the elaborate interior elements were arriving on the site. (wikipedia.org)
  • commission
  • This led to a commission to design new pieces for the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill On Sea. (blogspot.com)
  • The Bloomfield H. Moore House was the most ambitious Furness & Hewitt domestic commission to date, and Furness's interiors - manufacture attributed to Pabst - were his most perverse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Company
  • An example of one such company was the Pulsion Telephone Supply Company created by Lemuel Mellett in Massachusetts, which designed its version in 1888 and deployed it on railroad right-of-ways. (wikipedia.org)
  • firm
  • Piero Lissoni's expertise and passion for food and kitchen design led the firm to design the restaurant D'O for the celebrated chef Davide Oldani (2016) and the restaurant Filippo la Mantia Oste e Cuoco (2015) for the Sicilian chef. (wikipedia.org)
  • original
  • Duchêne's original designs consisted of many thousands of trees and shrubs, with plans for fountains, statues and roadways. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Street
  • The building was replaced as a post office in 1956 by the current post office on Saskatchewan Drive (formerly South Railway Street). (wikipedia.org)