Month: January 2024

Dan Friedman

Dan Friedman was a highly influential American graphic designer known for his avant-garde and experimental approach to design. His works led to an extreme change in convention and commodification of the practice of design. Born in 1945, Friedman made a significant impact on the design world during the late 20th century. His work often blended […]

John Massey

Born in 1931, played a significant role in introducing European Modernism to Chicago. His influence extended through his work for Container Corporation of America from 1957 to 1983 and as the founder of the Center for Advanced Research in Design (CARD). After graduating with a BFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Massey’s early […]

Irving Harper

Irving Harper (1916-2015) was a prominent American industrial designer, known for hisinfluential contributions to mid-20th-century design. Born in New York City, Harper initiallytrained as an architect but transitioned to industrial design, gaining widespread recognitionfor his collaboration with George Nelson at the Herman Miller furniture company. Some of hisiconic works include the Marshmallow Sofa and the […]