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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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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.
3 GEORGE NELSON BUBBLE SAUCER PENDANT LIGHT Every once in a while I like to buy a piece of classic design furniture.
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.
THE George Nelson Sunburst Clock features a bold design and fresh colours.
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).
Elisabeth's odyssey into the past is a woman's quest to shape her own future: in her freedom after Jerome's death, will this mother of eleven finally try to "Find my love, at the end of the earth"-Dr George Nelson, who fled to safety in the United States, to Burlington, Vermont, eighteen years before?
When Rohde died in 1944, De Pree again looked for a star designer, and after a year-long search, hired George Nelson.