Sparkman Stephens - Design No 125 1947 Modified Sail Plan, 1980 (detail)

Sparkman & Stephens


Sparkman & Stephens
May 5, 2013
Alias of Jasmina Sevic, a researcher and author for Widewalls. She graduated from the Faculty of Political Science (Department for Journalism) in Belgrade in 2013.

Olin Stephens II (1908-2008), was one of the most influential and prolific designers of the 20th century. After a short apprenticeship working on six meters, he joined forces with Drake Sparkman in 1930 to form the legendary Sparkman & Stephens firm.

Featured image: Sparkman & Stephens – Design No. 125 1947 Modified Sail Plan, 1980 (detail). Silkscreen. 30 1/2 × 29 in. 77.5 × 73.7 cm. Edition of 300. This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist. Photo courtesy ArtWise