Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988)
Isamu Noguchi (17 November 1904 - 30 December 1988) was a popular artist and landscape architect of Japanese-American descent, whose artistic work covers a period of over 60 years.
Mostly known for his sculptures and public projects, Noguchi also created several stage designs for Martha Graham productions as well as a whole set of lamps and small furniture parts for the mass production which partial are still produced and sold today.
While its time with the Herman Miller company around 1948 together with George Nelson, Paul László and Charles Eames he compiled a catalog which still is considered as one of the most influential publications within the range Design and Interior.
Till today his art is vivid all over the world and best to be admired in the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum in New York City.