The Detroit News Highlights George Nelson’s Contributions to American Design

Cranbrook Art Museum in the News
George Nelson

George Nelson, Sideboard, 1946. Photo: Vitra Design Museum Archive
August 1, 2012

The Detroit News explores the interesting story behind George Nelson’s journey from architect and journalist to iconic American designer. The vision of the Herman Miller Furniture Company and the talents of Nelson ultimately changed design as we know it. “George Nelson: Architect / Writer / Designer / Teacher” makes it’s final stop at Cranbrook through October 14 as part of its American tour.

Source: The Detroit News



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