In modernist interiors, textiles supply brilliant color and bold geometric patterns to contrast with subdued architectural backgrounds. From 1949 to 1955 Haraszty was director of Knoll Textiles—a division developed two years after the Knoll furniture company. A brilliant colorist and friend of fellow Hungarian Marcel Breuer, she joined the impressive roster of international architects, artists, and textile designers brought together by Florence Knoll.
Gallery label from What Was Good Design? MoMA's Message 1944–56, May 6, 2009–January 10, 2011.