The modern vacuum cleaner as we know it was the brainchild of James Dyson. He is an inventor as well as a designer. He rose to fame for the invention of the Dual Cyclone vacuum cleaner. It was the first of its kind, a vacuum cleaner that did not need a dust bag. He is the creator of the Dyson Company.
Dyson was born in 1947 in Norfolk, England. He was the youngest of three children. He attended a boarding school, Gresham’s School, in Norfolk. His father died of cancer when he was nine years old. He joined the Byam Shaw School of Art and then went on to study interior designing at the Royal College of Art and finally switched focus to engineering.