George Nelson, one of the godfathers of American Modernism and a designer of some of the most iconic mid-century furniture, also put his name to an intriguing series of wall and table clocks for the Howard Miller Clock Company. With the help of his studio, George Nelson Associates, Inc., over 150 now-classic clocks were produced.
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Pierre Cardin has been among the five best known Frenchmen in the world since 1960. Born Pietro Cardin to French parents on 7 July, 1922 at San Biagio di Callalta, Venice, he is best known for his avant-garde style and Space-Age designs, preferring geometric shapes and ignoring the constraints of form and surroundings.