History is full of famous collaborations that helped to create astounding works of genius: John Cage/Merce Cunningham, Igor Stravinsky/Sergei Diaghilev, as well as Pierre Jeanneret and Le Corbusier’s friendship are three well-known collaborative efforts that have influenced dance, music and archite
Alvar Aalto was one of Finland's first Modernists. His unique architectural style is characterized by asymmetry, curved lines, and contrasting natural materials. His early works were flavored with a "heroic functionalism" that was based around the idea that a structure's use should determine its form
Born in 1958, Dries van Noten first gained fame in 1986 as a member of 'The Antwerp Six,' who took London Fashion Week by storm with their highly unique collections. Van Noten grew up in a family of tailors, and studied at the Antwerp Fashion Academy (graduating in 1980). He began his career as a m
Even architecture is not immune to the compelling momentum created by our information-age society. This postindustrial mood is expressed in the designs of Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas.
Koolhaas has always had different ways of engaging the modern than his colleagues -- most of whom (he feels) att