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Nelson, George

(1907–1986) industrial designer; born in Hartford, Conn. After architecture studies at Yale, Catholic University, and the American Academy in Rome, he founded his own industrial design firm (1946) and became design director at Herman Miller Furniture Company. Among his original concepts were the pedestrian mall (1942), storage wall (1946), and office work station (1947). He edited Architectural Forum (1935–44), Design Journal (1968–73), and various design books.
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The newly appointed Ambassador of the United States of America to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Eric George Nelson, today visited the Directorate for Coordination of Police Bodies of BiH and spoke with Director of the Directorate Mirsad Vilic and his deputies, Ratko Vukovic and Ivica BoA!njak.
Club members and shareholders in the Northumberland coastal town rallied together to save it, with shareholder George Nelson and wife Carol putting up PS50,000 to pay off debts and revamp the venue.
Club members and shareholders in theNorthumberland coastal townrallied together to save it, with shareholder George Nelson and wife Carol putting up [pounds sterling]50,000 to pay off debts and revamp the venue.
Lance Corporal George Nelson, from Dowanhill, Glasgow, studied medicine at the university but did not graduate as he joined The King's Own Scottish Borderers in 1915.
Upon arrival, they found the suspect, identified as 61-year-old George Nelson Gregory of Munhall, Pennsylvania, in the front seat of his vehicle with an unidentified naked man tied up in nylon rope in the back seat. 
Among the architects that contributed to the project are Paul Rudolph, Alden Dow of Midland, Michigan, George Nelson and Buckminster Fuller.
The All Blacks are seeking a 30th successive victory over Wales, but the last time they lost - 13-8 in 1953 - Whitelock's grandfather George Nelson Dalzell played for New Zealand.
A George Nelson sofa covered in pink-purple-orange Jack Lenor Larsen fabric sits in one corner of the cosy living room.
Ever since our eviction from the Garden of Eden, midcentury designer George Nelson writes, we've been sculpting our own world.
In the upstairs living room, for example, the original brick fireplace has been painted black, the perfect offset to an original George Nelson "starburst clock" hanging above the mantel.
Era entonces colaborador del despacho del disenador George Nelson. Llego a nuestro pais entre diciembre de 1966 y enero de 1967:
An icon of midcentury modern design, George Nelson sunburst clocks were the epitome of fashion in American homes, and the look is still relevant in today's high-quality quartz movements from Vitra ($460).