Giovanni Agnelli (1921 – 2003)

Giovanni Agnelli inherited control of Italy’s largest motor manufacturing company at the age of 45 ...


Portrait of Sir John Aird

Sir John Aird (1833 – 1911)

Sir John Aird was the head of an engineering and building company that carried out numerous ...


Reinhold Rücker Angerstein (1718 – 60)

Reinhold Rücker Angerstein was the most talented of the representatives of the Swedish Ironmasters` ...


Sir Richard Arkwright (1732 – 92)

Sir Richard Arkwright transformed the cotton industry throughout Europe. He was born at Preston, and ...


Giorgio Armani (1934)

The career of Giorgio Armani exemplifies the power of brands in 20th- and 21st-century industry, and ...


Sir William George Armstrong (1810 – 1900)

William Armstrong was the principal innovator in the use of hydraulic power, which in his lifetime ...


Paul Arzens (1903 – 90)

Paul Arzens was one of the foremost European industrial designers of the 20th century.He spent most ...


Laura Ashley (1925 – 85)

Laura Ashley (nee Mountney) was one of the most successful British entrepreneurs of the second half ...


Frank Atkinson (1924 – 2014)

Frank Atkinson was the founder-director of Beamish, the museum’s inspiring genius, and an ...


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WORK it Out – Day of Industrial Culture

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