(1920 - 1982)
John Dickinson was active/lived in California, New York. John Dickinson is known for furniture design and decoration.
Biography John Dickinson
Born in Berkely, California in 1920, John Dickinson went on to study at
New York's Parsons School of Design. There, he studied under Van
Day Truex and Albert Hadley.
His career burgeoned in the 1950s with decorating assignments from Lord & Taylor, the W. & J. Sloane furniture company, and a host of interior designers. In 1956 he opened a design firm in San Fransisco before moving to his Pacific Heights residence and studio in 1965.
Drawing on the earlier work of Jean Michel Frank and T.H.
Robsjohn-Gibbings, Dickinson created stark, sleek, minimalist
furniture. His particular design aesthetic blended African and
Etruscan designs with classical forms. His work was neutral in
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