Stephanie Syjuco (b. 1974) is a multi-media artist whose colorfully bold, conceptually sly and often humorous work explores issues of consumerism, global economics, technology, nationality and self-documentation. Bridging the worlds of contemporary art, craft, industrial design and fashion, Syjuco's
Liam Gillick’s brightly colored geometric constructions prompt the viewer to participate in a Utopian experiment in manufacturing. Both sculptural and architectural, his works incorporate effects of light on transparent, colored Plexiglas panes. Aluminum ribs of the structures have impeccable corne
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 1932 on the Island of Reichenau, Lake Constance, Germany. Training as typo-grapher in Germany and in Switzerland. Studied graphic design from 1954 to 1958. Emigrated to the United States in 1960. Worked as a freelance designer in New York and San Francisco before returning to Europe in 1963.