Storm Thorgerson (1944-2013), English graphic designer. He founded the group Hipgnosis, that was specialist in creating art covers for musicians. Storm is best known for his work with Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Peter Gabriel, Scorpions, Dream Theater, Catherine Wheel, etc.
Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564-1636), Belgian painter. Son of the painter Pieter Burghel the Elder.
“LucyLovesThis is a design studio based in Brixton, south London. Set up by book cover designer, Lucy Stephens, we design and sell typographic prints and other products inspired by things we love; food, London, travel, music and more.”
Gerda Taro (1910-1937), German pioneer photojournalist and companion of Robert Capa. She died when she was covering the battle of Brunete in Madrid.
Yvonne Bouman, photographer from Battersea, UK.
Geraldo de Barros (1923-1998), Brazilian artist. Photographer, painter, industrial designer, graphic artist.
Apartment Refurbishment in Consell de Cent by Bach Arquitectes
“Spanish architects Anna and Eugeni Bach have renovated an ageing Barcelona apartment to show off its mosaic floors and decorative ceiling mouldings.”
Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007), Italian architect and designer.
Quote: “When I was young, all we ever heard about was functionalism, functionalism, functionalism” “It’s not enough. Design should also be sensual and exciting.”