Get to know Grimm, Gerd…..

Grimm, Gerd (illustrator)  was born in Baden, Germany in 1911. Grim attended the Arts school in Karlsruhe and the industrial arts school in Nuremberg. In the 1920’s he published his first advertising work after joining the staff of the magazine Die Dame.  Grimm’s work is often recognized in advertising and editorial illustration. His work is…

Get to know…Fortuny, Mariano

Fortuny, Marioano 1871-1949 was a textile and dress designer. Born Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo in Granada, Spain. Fortuny studied painting and drawing in Spain before spending time in France and Germany. In those locations he learned about chemistry and dyes. In 1889 he settled in Venice, doing artwork such as photographs, painting and sculpting. He was fascinated…