Chair Designer Charles Pollock Dies

Design News 08.22.13

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Charles Pollock, designer of the Pollock Executive Chair and the CP Lounge Chair (left), died Tuesday at the age of 83 in a Queens house fire. Pollock worked at Herman Miller under George Nelson in 1958, and designed the Swag Leg Armchair. His Pollock Executive Chair was released by Knoll in 1963. 

In other news, check out Gehry's "Icehenge" lobby sculpture, and these building blocks turn into furniture. See the headlines after the jump.

• Charles Pollock, Renowned Chair Designer, Dies At 83 | Co.Design
• Why Is Frank Gehry Doing Office Lobby Sculptures? | Architizer
• Design Your Own Furniture With These Building Blocks For Grownups | Co.Design

(Image: Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times via Co.Design)

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