The Edit - Creators

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Margaret Howell

British contemporary designer of fashion and homewares.. (read more)

by Howard Coster, half-plate film negative, 1946

Edward Bawden

English painter, illustrator and artist.. (read more)

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Alfred Wallis

Cornish fisherman and artist.. (read more)

Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon

Toms work is a bit Marmite but I have included him because in my view he is a “working” designer, deeply interested in materials and originality, and he has created some great products, and great environments. The Jack light is still one of his best. Oh, and he is a nice bloke.

Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando

The concrete master.

Lucio Fontana

Lucio Fontana

Genius Italian artist.No proper site so head to Google.

Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier

One of the creative fathers of modern architecture.No proper site so head to Google.

John Pawson

John Pawson

British architect who helped define minimalism.

Jasper Morrison

Jasper Morrison

Contemporary British designer who helped define simple modern utilitarian product.

James Turrell

James Turrell

Master of light and space.

Eames

Charles and Ray Eames

Working as a couple their passion was exploiting material to create practical everyday products.

Claudio Silvestrin

Claudio Silvestrin

Italian architect working in Britain, helped define contemporary minimalism.

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder

American sculptor defined by his delicate use of metal,colour and movement.

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Extraordinary America-German architect. Created the Barcelona Pavilion in 1929, enough said.

Muller Van Severin.

Muller Van Severen

Actually a joint project between Fien Muller and Hannes Van Severen. Extraordinary pieces that will influence contemporary design in a significant way.

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Probably the most influential creative mind of the 21st century. No dedicated site.

Jean Prouve

Jean Prouve

Wonderful industrial based French designer and architect, perhaps most famous for his use of metal in his furniture and designs. His standard chair is superb.

There is a site but it does not look authorised so I have not listed it.

Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand

French designer and architect who was a firm believer that better design helps build better societies. Famously snubbed by Le Corbusier and then went on to work with him. Her innocent pure and functional pine and straw chairs are masterpieces. No dedicated site.

Battista pinin Farina

Battista Pinin Farina

Founder of Pininfarina, the godfather of Italian car design, responsible for almost all (except two models) of Ferraris designs since 1951.