George Nelson

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N/A N/A Herman Miller, Vitra
Despite having no experience designing furniture George Nelson was hired as the Director of Design at Herman Miller Inc in 1945. He continued at the helm until 1972. In his nearly 30 year tenure he was responsible for bringing Ray and Charles Eames, Harry Bertoia, Donald Knorr, and Isamu Noguchi as well as his own designs into the Herman Miller fold thus catapulting them to the forefront of American modernism.