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Bayer, Herbert (05 April 1900–30 September 1985), artist, industrial designer, and architect, was born in Haag (near Salzburg), Austria, the son of Maximilian Bayer, a rural government bureaucrat, and Rosa Simmer. Bayer traced his lifetime interests in nature and art to early alpine treks with his father and to watercolor landscape painting encouraged by his mother....

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Dwiggins, William Addison (19 June 1880–25 December 1956), typographic designer and calligrapher, was born in Martinsville, Ohio, the son of Moses Frazer Dwiggins, a physician, and Eva Siegfried. Following his childhood in Martinsville; Richmond, Indiana; Zanesville, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ohio, where he graduated from high school, Dwiggins went to Chicago in 1899 to attend the Frank Holme School of Illustration. There he studied lettering with ...