Male, US, born 1893-11-05, died 1986-07-14

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Loewy, Raymond, and Associates


Professional History

Partner, Raymond Loewy, Industrial Designer, New York, NY, c. 1934-1945; John Epstein (born c. 1912) worked as Loewy's design partner from 1938-1963; Partner, Raymond Loewy and Associates, Industrial Design, New York, NY, 1945- ; at one time, the Loewy office had 200 employees working offices in New York, NY, Los Angeles, CA, London, UK, Chicago, IL, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Loewy's firm designed the interiors of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill's Lever House Office Building.

Loewy became the Chief Designer for the Studebaker Corporation, 1937- ;Consultant, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), working on the Skylab Project.

Personal

Born in France, Loewy serve with the French Army in World War I, and migrated to the US in 1919. He became a US citizen in 1938. Loewy had a house in Palm Springs, CA, and an office in Los Angeles, although his main office was in New York, NY. He left the US in 1980 to live in Monaco.

Loewy appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, 10/31/1949, the first industrial designer to have do so. Loew's firm designed the interiors of Lever House, (New Hork, NY, 1950), an important, early, curtain-walled office skyscraper.



Associated Locations

  • Monte Carlo, Monaco (Architect's Death)
    Monte Carlo, Monaco

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