The Easel

The Man Who Shaped Tomorrow

Peter Muller-Monk started capturing attention almost as soon as he had established his Greenwich Village silver studio in 1927. He left high end silver as the Depression hit only to re-emerge as a leading designer of products for the surging postwar consumer culture. After being largely forgotten, a Pittsburgh exhibition hails him as a key figure in industrial design. Multiple products are shown in this video (3 min).