Collection: George Nelson

Born 29 May 1908 Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Died 5 March 1986 New York, New York, USA. 1924-1931 Studies architecture at Yale University; graduates from Yale School of Fine Arts. 1931/32 Graduate school at the Catholic University, Washington, D.C.1932-34 Wins Rome Prize and spends two years at the American Academy in Rome. 1935/36 Publishes twelve portraits of modern European architects in Pencil Points. From 1935 Associate editor at Architectural Forum and Fortune. 1941 Sherman Fairchild House in New York (with William Hamby). 1945 Publishes Tomorrow’s House (with Henry Wright). From 1946 Director of design at the furniture manufacturer Herman Miller. 1947 Founds an offce for industrial design in New York.  Show more information

1948-56 Editor of Interiors magazine. 1952 Production of his Bubble Lamps commences at Howard Miller, a clock company. 1953 Multimedia presentation Art-X with Charles Eames and Alexander Girard; publishes the books Chairs, Living Spaces, Storage, and Display. 1955 Launch of the Coconut Chair. 1956 Production of the Marshmallow Sofa commences. 1957 Publication of Problems of Design. 1959 Chief designer of the American National Exhibition in Moscow. 1960 Appears on television in A Problem of Design: How to Kill People. 1964 Chrysler pavilion at the World’s Fair, New York; market launch of the Action Office line by Herman Miller. 1965 Head of programming at the International Design Conference, Aspen, Colorado. 1968 Fellow of the Industrial Designers Society of America. 1977 Publication of How to See: A Guide to Reading Our Man-Made Environment. 1979 Publication of George Nelson on Design

Text: Jochen Eisenbrand

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    Spindle Clock - Vitra Design Museum Shop
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  • Elihu the Elephant
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  • Miniature Coconut Chair
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    Sunflower Clock - Vitra Design Museum Shop
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  • Diamond Markers Clock
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  • Miniature Marshmallow Sofa
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    Popsicle Clock - Vitra Design Museum Shop
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    Fernando the Fish Clock
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  • Omar the Owl
    Omar the Owl - Vitra Design Museum Shop
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  • Eye Clock
    Eames Eye Clock
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    Turbine Clock - Vitra Design Museum Shop
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    Eames Fan Clock
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