Cameron Lyon, a director of influential Australian firm Lyons and a pioneer of “people-friendly courthouses”, has died. Read more
Acclaimed architect Neave Brown, a “pioneer of quality public housing” for London, has died following a battle with cancer on 9 January 2018. Read more
Atlanta-based architect and developer John C Portman Jr, renowned for his buildings designed around vast atria, has died aged 93. Read more
The architecture industry has been paying tribute to historian, writer and broadcaster Gavin Stamp, who has died following a battle with prostate cancer. Read more
New York-based graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff, whose iconic designs include logotypes for New York’s MoMA and LA’s MoCA museums, has died aged 85. Read more
Albert C Ledner, an apprentice to Frank Lloyd Wright who helped proliferate modern architecture across the US, has died in New Hampshire aged 93. Read more
Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa, who was known for his figure-fitting dresses, has died at the age of 77. Read more
one of the three designers who created the much-loved chair that captured the spirit of the 1960’s has passed away in his hometown of torino, italy.
The post piero gatti, designer of the iconic sacco ‘beanbag’ chair dies aged 77 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
a poet and photographer, ren hang combined urban and natural environments to create fantastical and unflinchingly raw portrayals of young people, both in china and abroad.
The post chinese photographer ren hang dies (1987-2017) appeared first on desig…
Maddalena de Padova, an Italian entrepreneur and founder of furniture company De Padova, has died aged 88. Read more
British fashion designer Richard Nicoll has died aged 39 following a suspected heart attack. Read more
Architect Bing Thom, designer of several major buildings in Vancouver, has died aged 75 following a brain aneurysm. (more…)
Opinion: David King, who died in May at the age of 73, secured a place in British design history with album covers for The Who and Jimi Hendrix, the design of the Sunday Times Magazine, and his logo for the Anti-Nazi League. But his legacy is far rich…
American musician Prince has died suddenly aged 57. By changing his name to a graphic symbol for a period, the artist elevated himself to icon status that would last a lifetime, according to the logo’s designer….
Breaking news: architect Daniel Libeskind has led tributes to Zaha Hadid on Twitter after news broke today of her death at the age of 65. (more…)
Gillis Lundgren, who designed some of Ikea’s most iconic products and was one of the furniture giant’s first employees, has died at the age of 86. (more…)
Academy Award-winning set designer Ken Adam, who created iconic backdrops for seven films in the James Bond franchise and Stanley Kubrick’s Dr Strangelove, has died at the age of 95. (more…)
Zaha Hadid, Daniel Libeksind, Jean Nouvel and Wolf D Prix are among the architects paying tribute Claude Parent, creator of Oblique Architecture, who has died aged 93. (more…)
This year’s Lisbon Architecture Triennale chief curator Diogo Seixas Lopes, who has been described as one of the most important thinkers on Portuguese architecture, has died. (more…)
Scottish architect Gareth Hoskins, who was responsible for the redesign of Edinburgh’s National Museum Scotland, has died following a short illness. (more…)
German industrial designer Richard Sapper, who created iconic products for brands including Alessi, Knoll and IBM, has died aged 83. (more…)
Angad Paul, co-founder of British design brand Established & Sons, has died after falling from the balcony of his London home. (more…)
Swiss typographer Adrian Frutiger, designer of typefaces including Univers, Avenir and the eponymous Frutiger, has died. (more…)
Danish industrial designer Jacob Jensen, best known for his work with audio product company Bang & Olufsen, has died aged 89 (+ slideshow). (more…)
British architects and designers are today paying tribute to Moira Gemmill, a major figure in the London architecture and design scene, who has died at the age of 55 after a fatal cycling accident. (more…)
Architect and designer Michael Graves has died at his home in Princeton, New Jersey at the age of 80, his office has announced. (more…)
Zaha Hadid has paid tribute to “inspirational and enlightening” late German architect Frei Otto, while Norman Foster said Otto’s “extraordinary structures altered the nature of architectural form in the 20th century”. (more…)
News: Japanese industrial designer Kenji Ekuan, whose work ranged from the Komachi bullet train to the Kikkoman soy sauce dispenser, has died aged 85. (more…)