George Nelson


George Nelson (1908–1986) was an American industrial designer, architect, founder and leader of the modernist movement.

George Nelson, a graduate of architecture at the prestigious Yale University, was best known in Europe for his architectural designs and as a leading figure in the modernist movement. In the USA, he became known first as an editor at the Architectural Forum and especially as a design director at the furniture company Herman Miller, where he became a key figure in American design at the time. 

Prior to working with the Vitra brand in the 1950s, Nelson ran his own design office, which created some of the well-known turn-of-the-century designs. The Vitra portfolio included the unforgettable Vitra Wall Clock from Nelson's pen, as well as the Marshmallow Sofa and, of course, the iconic Coconut Chair. 

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