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George Nelson, ‘Five-Bay Comprehensive Storage System (Css), Zeeland, MI’, 1960s, Rago/Wright
George Nelson, ‘Five-Bay Comprehensive Storage System (Css), Zeeland, MI’, 1960s, Rago/Wright
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Five-Bay Comprehensive Storage System (Css), Zeeland, MI, 1960s

Polished and enameled steel and aluminum, walnut, enameled masonite, laminate, eight sockets
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Rago/Wright

As shown: 95.5" x 128" x 22"
One bay not pictured

As shown: 95.5" x 128" x 22"
One bay not pictured

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Unmarked
George Nelson
American, 1908–1986
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Often cited as one of the founders of American modernism, industrial designer George Nelson is responsible for some of the most iconic furniture created in the 20th century. His utopian view of design, which he argued in the pages of Architectural Forum where he was an editor in the 1930s and ’40s, resulted in domestic standbys of contemporary domestic architecture, such as the family room and the storage wall. Nelson worked for Herman Miller for over a quarter-century, helping the company come up with their famously functional furniture pieces. Idealistic until the end, Nelson believed that “total design is nothing more or less than a process of relating everything to everything.”

George Nelson, ‘Five-Bay Comprehensive Storage System (Css), Zeeland, MI’, 1960s, Rago/Wright
George Nelson, ‘Five-Bay Comprehensive Storage System (Css), Zeeland, MI’, 1960s, Rago/Wright
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About the work
RW
Rago/Wright

As shown: 95.5" x 128" x 22"
One bay not pictured

As shown: 95.5" x 128" x 22"
One bay not pictured

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Unmarked
George Nelson
American, 1908–1986
Follow

Often cited as one of the founders of American modernism, industrial designer George Nelson is responsible for some of the most iconic furniture created in the 20th century. His utopian view of design, which he argued in the pages of Architectural Forum where he was an editor in the 1930s and ’40s, resulted in domestic standbys of contemporary domestic architecture, such as the family room and the storage wall. Nelson worked for Herman Miller for over a quarter-century, helping the company come up with their famously functional furniture pieces. Idealistic until the end, Nelson believed that “total design is nothing more or less than a process of relating everything to everything.”

Five-Bay Comprehensive Storage System (Css), Zeeland, MI, 1960s

Polished and enameled steel and aluminum, walnut, enameled masonite, laminate, eight sockets
Bidding closed
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