George Nelson (1908-1986) is an American designer and well known for his modernist furniture designs. George Nelson makes designs for furniture manufacturer Herman Miller
, a number of which are also released in Europe by Vitra
. He has also designed clocks for the Howard Miller Clock Company and designed cutlery for Gero
. Every now and then you will come across work by George Nelson at a design auction, for example a chair, office set, clock, lamp or storage system.