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One of our favorite designers and architects of all time and one that we actually own a significant number pieces of is George Nelson, 1908-1986. A true visionary and a leader in modernist design, Nelson described his creative abilities as a series of “zaps” – flashes of inspiration and clarity that he turned into innovative design ideas.
Paul McCobb is one of those influential designers that seem to have slipped under the radar. Most people in design circles in the States know and admire his work and he is highly collectible but unlike some of the other design superstars like George Nelson, Florence Knoll and The Eames of that era, Paul McCobb seems to have gained slightly less attention.