The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living.
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|Birth:||10th March, 1915|
|Death:||6th November, 1978|
|Profession:||Artist, Designer, Sculptor|
Harry Bertoia was born in San Lorenzo, Italy. He was an Italian-born American artist, sculptor and jewelry and furniture designer best known for his monumental architectural sculptures and classic Bertoia Diamond chair. At the age of 15, he moved to America. He enrolled in Cass Technical High School, where he studied art and design and learned the skill of handmade jewelry making. In 1936 he attended the Art School of the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, now known as the College for Creative Studies. Starting out as a painting student but soon being asked to take over the metal workshop in 1939, he taught jewelry design and metal work.
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