(1894 - 1989)
Donald Deskey was active/lived in New York, Minnesota. Donald Deskey is known for art deco interior designer.
Biography Donald Deskey
A designer and painter, Donald Deskey was born in Blue Earth, Minnesota
and established a career in New York City where he became especially
known for his sumptuous, elaborate art-deco interior design of Radio
City Music Hall in the late 1920s. One of his earliest supporters
in New York was Edith Halpert, owner of the first American art gallery
dedicated to sales of modernist artists. A major influence on his
style was his visit in 1925 to Paris to the Exposition Internatonale
des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes. This event, which
featured modern, streamlined design, was key to the future direction of
Having been chosen by the
Rockefeller Center architects for Radio City, Deskey was
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