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Design’s Fourth Dimension – Harvey Probber (1922 – 2003)

by Carol Steffan • September 8, 2017

By the 1940s, Mid-Century modernism had hit its stride. Of a group of early pioneers of talent and initiative, which included Hans Knoll and Jack Lenor Larsen, a great emerging designer was Harvey Probber, born in 1922 in Brooklyn. While still in high school Probber decided to try his hand at furniture design and at 16 sold his first design—a sofa—to Superior Upholstery for $10. Read more …