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Introduction
Richard Schultz (born September 22, 1926) is a furniture designer responsible for several iconic and notable creations during the last sixty years. After studying at Iowa State University and the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Schultz joined Knoll in 1951 to work with Harry Bertoia. He also taught basic design at the Philadelphia College of Art and had a one-man show of his sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. He left Knoll in 1972 to freelance until founding Richard Schultz Designs in Palm, Pennsylvania, with his son, Peter in 1992. The company and brand continue today.Significant designs over the years include the Leisure Collection (1966), Petal Table (1960) and Wire Mesh Chaise (1963) for Knoll, and the Topiary Chair (1989) for his own company. It was reported that as of March, 2012, Knoll bought the Richard Schultz company. To date, the Schultz website continues to operate the same.
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Introduction
American furniture designer.
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Designer, Furniture Designer
Name
Richard Schultz
Ulan
500093896
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