|November 5, 1893
|126 YEARS OLD
|Jul 14, 1986 (age 92)
Raymond Loewy, a renowned entrepreneur in France, is estimated to have a net worth of $1.4 million in 2024. Loewy made a significant impact on various industries, including industrial design and transportation. His groundbreaking designs played a crucial role in shaping consumer culture and revolutionizing product aesthetics. Loewy's innovative approach earned him recognition and success, allowing him to accumulate a substantial fortune throughout his career. His contributions to the world of design continue to inspire generations of entrepreneurs and designers today.
Industrial designer who created the Shell, Exxon, TWA, and the old BP logos. He also designed the Greyhound bus and Coke vending machines.
He attended the University of Paris and worked a variety of design jobs in New York.
He appeared on the cover of Time magazine on October 31, 1949.
He was married to Viola Erickson Loewy from 1948 to 1986. He had a son named Laurence Loewy.
He worked as a window designer for Macy's, which was co-founded by Isidor Straus.