Richard Schultz Bio/Wiki
Moses Richard Schultz is a furniture designer from the United States.
Through his firm Richard Schultz Design, Inc., he was responsible for several iconic and renowned works from the 1950s to the 1990s.
He was 95 years old.
He was born on September 22, 1926.
Schultz joined Knoll in 1951 as a designer, working with Harry Bertoia, after studying at Iowa State University and the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Initially, he helped on the Bertoia Wire Collection at Knoll.
He was a basic design instructor at the Philadelphia College of Art, and his sculpture was shown in a one-man show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
In 1972, he left Knoll to freelance until 1992, when he and his son, Peter, founded Richard Schultz Designs in Palm, Pennsylvania.
According to reports, Knoll purchased the Richard Schultz company in March of 2012.
Richard Schultz passed away on September 28 in Princeton, New Jersey. His son Peter stated that he had been sick.
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