Simon Rodia was born in Italy, and immgirated to California. In 1921 he moved to the small town of Watts and began working on a strange project that would consume the next thirty-four years of his life. Spending what little money he earned as a construction worker on cement and steel, he worked ni
Dr. Eugene Tsui is an internationally renowned visionary architect and urban planner, as well as an accomplished clothing designer and Olympic gymnast. He has developed a unique theory of architecture based on organic forms, and creates unusual designs drawn from natural structures like nests, webs,
Rei Kawakubo is an avant-garde fashion designer, artist, and founder of the label Comme des Garcons. Originally trained in fine arts, Kawakubo turned her attention to fashion and established her label in 1973.
In 1983, Kawakubo and Comme des Garcons showed their collection in Paris to rave revi