Jump to navigation Jump to search. For Black History Month, ED invited a few of our favorite Black designers to share their best career advice. The Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, California. Born in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, Day moved to Milton in 1817 and became a … Data Shows Black Furniture Designers Are Responsible for Only 0.32% of Top Brands’ Collaborations The research is by World Bank data scientist and Black Artists + Designers Guild … This is a list of notable people whose primary occupation is furniture design A. Eero Aarnio (born 1932) Robert Adam (1728-1792) Thomas … From generating multiple revenue streams to learning from failures, their career … She was also the first Black … A master woodworker and M.I.T.-trained architect, George Nakashima was the leading light of the American Studio furniture movement. List of furniture designers. Thomas Day (1801-1861) was a free Black furniture craftsman and cabinetmaker in Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina. Steve Proehl/Getty Images (cropped) Norma Merrick Sklarek was the first Black woman to become a licensed architect in both New York (1954) and California (1962). Along with Wharton Esherick, Sam Maloof, and Wendell Castle, Nakashima was an artisan who disdained industrial methods and materials in favor of a personal, craft-based approach to the design…