Born in 1930, he studied architecture at the University of Southern California and studied City Planning at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard. He developed projects of private and public city planning in America, Japan. In Europe, he has recently been awarded the Pritsker Architecture Prize in 1989 and the Wolf Prize in Art in 1992. His projects have been published all over the world. The most important retrospective, "The Architecture of Frank O. Gehry" has been organized by the Walker Art Center in 1986 and has travelled the major American museums.
|Design: Cube||Style: Modern|
|Upholstery Color: Grey||Tufted Cushion: No|
|Slipcovered: No||Glider: No|
|Nailhead Trim: No||Storage Available: No|
|Commercial Use: Yes||Country of Manufacture: United States|
Questions & Answers
These days, Heller is best known for it’s furniture division, launched in 1998. The Bellini Chair, designed by Mario Bellini won the Compaso d’Oro ADI and kicked off a line of many more award-winning chair creations.
For many years, Heller has offered leading international designers the opportunity to work with new technologies to create innovative products, helping the placement of Heller products in design collections world wide. Museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Lourve Museum of Decorative Arts, The Smithsonian and the Vitra Museum are all a part of this long, distinguished list.
Heller continues to explore new technologies and processes for manufacturing furniture, and will continue releasing award worthy designs well into the future.