Well-known for his multi-Tony Award-winning scenic design work, he created the models for such well-known Broadway musicals as Western Side Tale, My Fair Woman, Camelot, and Out. Also a cinematic artwork movie director, he received an Academy Honor nomination for his focus on the 1955 film musical Men and Dolls. After graduating from Pa State College or university, he started his career like a scenic developer by focusing on the ballets Saratoga (1941) and Rodeo (1942). He trained at NY University’s popular Tisch School from the Arts. A indigenous of Waupun, Wisconsin, he later on settled in NEW YORK. He and Catherine Martin both earned Tony Awards for his or her scenic design focus on Broadway.