• Florence Knoll

    Florence Knoll

    Florence Marguerite Knoll Bassett (née Schust; May 24, 1917 – January 25, 2019) was an American architect, interior designer, furniture designer, and entrepreneur who has been credited with revolutionizing office design and bringing modernist design to office interiors. Knoll and her husband, Hans Knoll, built Knoll Associates into a leader in the fields of furniture and interior design. She worked to professionalize the field of interior design, fighting against gendered stereotypes of the decorator. She is known for her open office designs, populated with modernist furniture and organized rationally for the needs of office workers. Her modernist aesthetic was known for clean lines and clear geometries that were humanized with textures, organic shapes, and color.

  • Bassett

    Bassett may refer to:

  • Richard Bassett (politician)

    Richard Basset or Bassett may refer to:

  • Michael J. Bassett

    M. J. Bassett (born Michael J. Bassett) is an English director, writer, and producer of film and television. She began her career directing the cult horror films Deathwatch and Wilderness , the dark fantasy Solomon Kane, and the video game adaptation Silent Hill: Revelation. Since 2012, she has worked as a director and writer on high-profile television series like Strike Back, Ash vs Evil Dead, Power, and Altered Carbon. She is openly transgender.

  • Bassett Furnituremakers

    The Bassett Furnituremakers were a Bi-State League baseball team based in Bassett, Virginia, USA that played from 1935 to 1940. They made the league playoffs in each year of their existence, winning the championship every year from 1936 to 1938. Each under a different manager – the first under Ernie Jenkins, the second under Ray White and the third under Walter Novak.

  • Compton Bassett (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)

    Compton Bassett (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)

    Compton Bassett is a historic home in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, that was constructed ca. 1783. It is a two-story brick Georgian house, covered with cream-colored stucco, on a high basement of gray stucco. A two-story wing was added in 1928. Remaining outbuildings include a chapel to the southeast, a meathouse to the southwest, and a dairy to the northwest. Also on the property is a family burial ground.

  • Glenn Bassett

    Glenn Noble Bassett was an American tennis player in the mid-20th century who later would be one of the most successful college tennis coaches of all time. He was born 22 May 1927 in Salt Lake City. His family moved to California in 1929 and to Santa Monica, California when he was twelve. He attended Lincoln Junior High School where he took up tennis practicing by hitting the ball against the garage door. He became a star quickly in tournaments by the time he attended Santa Monica High School. He would later return there as a teacher and a winning coach that led Samohi to five straight CIF team titles (1962 - 1966) which in turn led to his offer to coach at his beloved alma mater, UCLA. His proud mother kept every ribbon, trophy and news article about him until she died.

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