|Image||Designer||Birth/Death Age||Summary||Key Words|
|Alexander, James M.||1921-2008||
US industrial designer born in Chattanooga, TN who received a BS in architecture from the...
|architect, dean, FIDSA, Raymond Lowey|
US package and industrial designer. He was sent by his family to New Mexico to recover from...
|Beck, George A.||1908-1977||
U.S. industrial designer who graduated from the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, worked under Ann...
|BecVar, Arthur N.||1911-2003||
U.S. industrial designer who graduated with a BFA from Notre Dame University in...
|BecVar, GE, Rideout|
German architect and designer who was born in Hamburg and studied painting at Karlsruhe and...
Sculptor and furniture designer who was born in Italy, Bertoia emigrated to U.S. in 1930, and...
|Boldt, Melvin H.||1917-1981||
U.S. industrial designer born in Chicago who attended the Armour Institute (now Illinois...
U.S. automotive designer born in Toledo, Ohio who attended the University of Michigan for two...
|Bourke, Robert E.||1916-1996||
This American industrial designer attended Chicago Art Institute and started as a staff designer...
Industrial designer who was born in Aurich, Germany. Bredendieck enrolled as a Bauhaus student...
|Budlong, Robert Davol||1902-1955||
U.S. industrial designer born in Denver, Colo., studied art at Cummings School of Art in Des...
|Buehrig, Gordon M.||1904-1990||
U.S. automotive designer born in Mason City, IL who graduated from Bradley Polytechnic in Peoria...
David Chapman, US architect and industrial designer, was an architectural graduate of the Armour...
|Chauncey Eugene 'Chick' Waltman (1896-1962)||
U.S. industrial designer born near Columbus, Indiana,...
|Dailey, Donald Earl||1914-1997||
A United States industrial designer who was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and attended art...
|Darrin, Howard A. "Dutch"||1897-1982||
U.S. automotive designer born 1897 in Cranford, NJ to a family involved in the electrical...
US industrial and packaging designer. He was born in Blue Earth, MN, studied architecture at the...
Ms. Diamond was born in New York City, the daughter of a theatrical costume designer. She...
U.S. car designer who worked as an engraver before joining Brewster and Co., coachbuilders in...
Jay Doblin (1920-1989) US industrial designer and educator. Jay was born in Brooklyn, NY and...
|Dohner, Donald R.||1897-1943||
A US industrial designer, grew up in Indiana and studied at John Herron Art Institute,...
|Doner, H. (Albert) Creston||1903-1991||
US industrial designer born in Nevada, Ohio, he was raised on farms in Nebraska and Pennsylvania...
|Doren, Harold Van||1895-1957||
Born in Chicago as Harold Livingston Van Doren, he finished high school in New Jersey and...
US industrial designer. Henry Dreyfuss was born in Brooklyn, NY to a family in the theatrical...
U.S. artist and industrial designer born in Baltimore with unusual artistic ability, designing...
US architect, designer and film-maker Charles Eames was born in St. Louis and studied...
|Earl, Harley J.||1893-1969||
Automotive designer, born in Hollywood, CA. Earl attended the University of Southern California...
|Egan, Philip S.||1920-2008||
US industrial designer born in Evanston, IL. Egan attended Stewart Technical Institute in New...
|Exner, Virgil Max||1909-1973||
U.S. automotive designer born in Ann Arbor, Mich. Exner studied art at Notre Dame and started as...
|F. Eugene Smith (1923-2011)||1923-2011||
Arden Farey, FIDSA A Personal Remberance I first met Arden in 1970 when I interviewed for an...
Born Richard Buckminster Fuller, he was one of the Century's most intellectual and radical...
|Geddes, Norman Bel||1893-1958||
Born Norman Melancton Geddes in Adrian, MI, he studied briefly at Cleveland Institute of Art and...
|Girard, Alexander||1907- 1993||
US architect and interior designer, Alexander Girard was born in New York City and raised in...
|Goldberg, Robert I.||1919-ca. 2009?||
U.S. industrial designer born in Brooklyn, NY, who attended special art...
U. S. industrial designer who studied at Yale...
|Graser, Clarence F. (Cal)||1923- 2000||
U.S. industrial designer who was born in Toledo, Ohio, served with the Army Air Force in World...
Irish interior, furniture and architectural designer who studied at the Slade School of Art in...
|Gregorie, E.T. "Bob", Jr.||1908-2004||
U. S. automotive designer who was born in New York City and raised in Cedarhurst, Long Island....
|Gropius, Walter Adolph||1883-1969||
German architect and educator who had pivotal role in the modern movement. He was born in Berlin...
Lurelle Van Arsdale Guild was born in Syracuse, New York in 1898. He attended Syracuse...
Design strategist Tom Hardy was born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1946. He attended Auburn...
|Hauser, Jon William||1916-1999||
US industrial designer, born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Hauser began his career in 1936 with...
|Hershey, Franklin (Frank) Q.||1907-1997||
U.S. automotive designer who was born in Michigan and raised in Beverly Hills and La Puente, CA...
U. S. automotive designer, born in Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, NY, who before graduation from...
|Hodges, Audrey Moore||1918-1996||
U.S. automotive designer born Audrey Moore in Plymouth, MI, she was probably the first full-time...
|Hodgman, Clare E.||1911-1972||
U.S. Industrial designer born in Buchanon, Michigan who started his career as a designer with...
Sculptor, graphic artist, interior and industrial designer who was born in Italy, came to the U....
|Jackson, Gifford L./IDSA, FDINZ, MCSD||1922||
U.S. industrial designer born in Auckland, New Zealand, who, at 90...
Danish industrial designer, artist and letterer who emigrated to U.S. and settled in New York...
This US industrial designer was born in Grand Rapids, MI and known as Jerry. After preparing for...
|John Gordon Rideout (1898-1951)||
U.S. industrial designer born in St. Paul, Minnesota, who...
|John McLeod Little (1906-1996)||
U.S. industrial designer born in Minneapolis, Minnesota who studied...
|John Richard 'Jack' Morgan||1903-1986||
U.S. industrial designer, born Juan Ricardo Morgan in...
|Jordan, Charles 'Chuck'||1927-2010||
Automotive designer born in Whittier, CA. who, as a national award winner in the Fisher Body...
Painter, designer, educator and art theorist born in Selyp, Hungary. In 1924, he enrolled in the...
|Kostellow, Alexander Jusserand||1900-1954||
Regarded by many as the "father" of industrial design education, he was born in Persia (Iran) as...
|General Motors, office|
US industrial designer born in Remscheid near Essen, Germany, who became one of the best known...
|Lamb, Thomas Babbit||1897-1988||
A US inventor, industrial designer and cartoonist, Tom Lamb was born in New York City. He...
|ALCOA, Cutlery, FIDSA, Thomas Babbit Lamb|
United States Industrial designer born in Hamburg, Germany who immigrated with his parents to...
|Art Center, Habley Library, Lambach|
Industrial and package designer born in Munich, Germany, Landor was a founder/partner of the...
|Brand, Landor, Package, Trademark|
Paul László, Hungarian architect, interior and product designer, was born László Pál in Debrecen...
|Latham, Richard S.||1920-1991||
Dick Latham was born in Kansas City, and studied engineering at Kansas City Engineering School....
|FIDSA, Latham, Loewy|
|Leamy, Alan H.||1902-1935||
U.S. automotive designer born in Arlington, Maryland, grew up in Columbus, Ohio. In 1905 he was...
|Lippincott, J. Gordon||1909-1998||
US industrial designer who graduated from Swarthmore College in 1931 as an engineer, and...
|Loewy, Raymond FIDSA||1893-1986||
Probably the most widely known US industrial designer. Born in Paris, and as a 15-year old boy,...
|Brand, FIDSA, Raymond Loewy, Transportation|
U.S. auto designer and educator who grew up in Pasadena CA. A frequent visitor to automobile...
Margulies had been an architect and interior designer for the Schine Company chain of hotels and...
|Brand, Lippincott, Margulies, Product|
U.S. industrial designer who had no formal design training, but who opened his own studio in New...
|Mitchell, William L.||1912-1988||
U.S. automotive designer who was born in Cleveland and grew up in Greenville, PA. His father was...
Hungarian painter, photographer, filmmaker, typographer and educator. He studied law in Budapest...
Peter studied as a silversmith at the University of Berlin and emigrated from Germany to the US...
|ALCOA, Carnegie Institute of Technology, FIDSA, Peter Muller-Monk, PMMA, Tiffany’s|
|Nathan George Horwitt (1898-1990)||
U.S. industrial designer born in Russia and as a child...
Architect, furniture designer and author George Nelson was one of the most influential figures...
|Nessen, Walter Von||1889-1943||
This lighting and furniture designer was born in Germany and emigrated to the US in 1925. In...
|Architecture, furniture, Lighting, Walter Von Nessen|
U.S. sculptor and designer who was born in Los Angeles to Leonie Gilmour, an Irish-American...
|Noguchi, Zenith Radio|
US automotive designer born in Bellevue, Ohio, and attended Cleveland Polytechnic Institute,...
|Noyes, Eliot Fette||1910-1977||
US architect and industrial designer Eliot Noyes was born in Boston, studied architecture at...
|Otto, Carl||d.c. 1986||
U.S. industrial designer, who was born Carl Louis Otto in Michigan and was trained as an...
|Painter, David L.||1915?||
U.S. industrial designer born in Monroeville, IN, who was a...
Designer, anthropologist, writer, and teacher, Victor Papanek was born in Vienna, Austria and...
|Author, furniture, Papanek|
|Patten, Raymond E.||1897-1948||
Ray, a U.S. industrial designer born in Malden, MA, attended Harvard and studied engineering at...
|Geneal Electric, Raymond E. Patten, Transportation|
|Paul T. Frankl (1886-1958)||
U.S. industrial designer born in Vienna, Austria, who was a member of the...
US architect and industrial designer born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he trained as an...
|Reinecke, Jean Otis||1909-1987||
Jean Reinecke was born in Bourbon County, Kansas and started his own sign painting shop at age...
|Renwick, William Crosby||1914-1992||
Bill Renwick received an architectural degree in 1937 and a masters degree in architecture in...
|Risom, Jens||1916 -||
This US industrial designer was born in Copenhagen and studied at the Copenhagen School of...
US industrial designer, born in New York. He became familiar with cabinetmaking in his father's...
|Rohe, Ludwig Mies van der||1886-1969||
Architect, furniture designer and educator, Mies is one of the four great "form givers" of the...
U.S. architect and furniture designer, born in Kirkkonummi, Finland, son of Eliel Saarinen,...
|Sakhnoffsky, Alexis de||1901-1964||
Automotive and industrial designer who was born in Moscow, Russia as Alexis Wladimirovich de...
American industrial designer, artist, and engineer who studied engineering at Columbia...
|Sandin, Raymond C.||1910- 1986||
U.S. industrial designer who was born in Sweden. He came to the U.S. at age 20 and studied...
|Schory, Kenneth P.||1921-1991||
US industrial designer who graduated from Pratt Institute in 1942. He worked with Grumman...
Born in Sebring, OH to a potter father, Schreckengost studied cartooning at the Cleveland School...
|Jazz, Murray, Schreckenost|
|Sinel, Joseph (Jo) Claude||1889-1975||
He was self-described as the first "industrial designer" in the US, because he stamped the title...
Swedish industrial designer born Sixten Andersson in Skövde, Sweden, was trained as a fine...
|Hasselblad, Husqvarna, Saab, Sixten Sason|
That’s why I have a passion to try to understand. . . It’s a way of dealing with what I suppose...
Brooks Stevens (1911-1995). Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he studied architecture at Cornell...
|Automotive, FIDSA, Housewares, Stevens|
|Stout, William Bushnell||1880-1956||
U.S. automotive and aeronautical designer who was born in Quincy, Illinois, and attended Hamline...
|Stumpf, William "Bill"||1936-2006||
US industrial designer born in St. Louis, who received a degree in industrial design from the...
|furniture, Herman Miller, Stumpf|
Swedish designer who emigrated to the U.S. and studied Fine and Applied Arts at Columbia...
|Teague, Richard A.||1923-1991||
U.S. automotive designer who was born in Los Angeles. His mother worked in the motion picture...
|Teague, Walter Dorwin||1883-1960||
US industrial designer, called the "dean of industrial design" by many. Born in Decatur, IN, he...
|Consumer Products, Teague|
A US product and automotive designer, Tjaarda (pronounced "charda") was born in Holland of a...
|Tremulis, Alex Sarantos||1914-1994||
U.S. automobile designer who was born in Chicago, Ill., and as a youngster, loved toy cars,...
U.S. designer and architect born in Vienna, Austria, where he studied at the Royal Academy of...
US industrial designer. Born in Constantinople as the son of a Greek publisher and diplomat, he...
|Walker, George W.||1896-1993||
U.S. automotive and industrial designer who was born in Chicago, and attended the Cleveland...
US industrial designer born in Queens who graduated from New York University with a BA and the...
|Walter Dorwin Teague, Jr. (1910-2004)||
U. S. industrial designer born in Forest Hills Gardens, New...
German industrial designer who apprenticed as a cabinetmaker and graduated from the...
|Airline chair, Modern Furniture|
Between 1921 and 1924, Wright attended the Art Students League in New York and the Columbia...
|American Modern, Russel Wright|
A U.S. industrial designer born in Los Angeles CA of Japanese immigrant...