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Aino Aalto

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(1894–1949)

The work of the Finnish designer Aino Aalto (née Marsio), like the American designer Ray Eames, has tended to be overshadowed by the work of her husband, a process in...

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Ajeto

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(established 1989)

After collaborating artistically for some years the celebrated Czech designer Borek Sípek and talented young glass blower Petr Novotny founded this glass company...

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Akaba

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(established 1986)

This progressive Spanish furniture company was founded on four major principles: a commitment to design, an international outlook, a distinctive corporate...

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Alec Issigonis

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(1906–1988)

British car designer, who was responsible for both the Morris Minor and the Mini. He was knighted in 1969.

Of Greek descent (his father was a naturalized...

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Alessandro Guerriero

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(1943– )

A highly influential catalyst in much avant‐garde Italian design, architect and design theorist Guerriero, with his sister Adriana, founded the Studio Alchimia in Milan in...

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Alessandro Mendini

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(1931– )

Mendini played an important role in Italian avant‐garde design of the 1970s and 1980s, particularly in association with the Milan‐based Studio Alchimia established in...

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Alessi

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(established 1921)

Founded in northern Italy by Giovanni Alessi Anghini as a manufacturer of metal components, the company began to produce everyday domestic and catering products...

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Alex Moulton

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(1920– )

Most widely known for his distinctive, small‐wheeled Moulton bicycle of 1962, Moulton was an inventive British designer and engineer. Having studied engineering at the...

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Alexander Girard

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(1907–93)

American designer Girard's career embraced a wide range of disciplines including architecture, interiors, furniture, industrial, and graphic design. Having been brought...

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Alexander Rodchenko

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(1891–1956)

A leading avant‐garde designer of the Russian Revolutionary period, Rodchenko was widely known for his Constructivist work across a variety of creative fields including...

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