George Nelson

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8:00 am

George Nelson on his work at Herman Miller, Inc.

George Nelson Herman Miller

Designer George Nelson‘s Storagewall modular system appeared in Life magazine in 1945. An instant hit, it prompted Dirk Jan De Pree, the founder of Herman Miller furniture, to approach Nelson and offer the job of Design Director. The partnership spawned…

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Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

12:00 am

George Nelson at Vitra Design Museum

George Nelson at Vitra Design Museum

In honor of the centennial of his birth, Vitra Design Museum is mounting the firstmajor retrospective of the works of George Nelson. Trained at Yale, Nelson helped define thelook of American design in the latter half of the 20th century.…

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Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

9:10 pm

George Nelson Turbine Clock

George Nelson Turbine Clock

Vitra is reviving George Nelson’s Turbine clock. Powered by a single battery the clock was first released in 1957. Nelson was one of the founding forces in American Modernism. He was born in Hartford, CT, and spent the majority of…

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

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7:26 pm

George Nelson Clocks by Vitra

George Nelson Clocks by Vitra

We here at Selectism are huge Vitra fans. Should you ever make it to central Europe, you have to visit their offices and museum, it’s an unbelievable campus, really inspiring. The latest interesting product release by the brand that we…

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