The American owner of Antiques Resource, the enormously successful antique furniture and accessories sourcing and buying service in London for the past 17 years, is a weekly contributor to my blog; she has the most exquisite taste, she knows the London market thoroughly and will certainly dazzle us with her choices and reports from one of the most lively, most trendy cities in Europe.
George Nelson was, together with Charles and Ray Eames, one of the founding fathers of American Modernism. George Nelson was born in Harford Connecticut in 1908. he passed away in New York City in 1986.
He greatly influenced designers in France in the 50's. Primary colors were everywhere and simple almost childish shapes sprang in many furniture lines of that time.
He influenced design in the 70's