Vladimir Kagan was a noted designer of furniture in the USA.
According to Wikipedia – “Vladimir Kagan (August 29, 1927 – April 7, 2016) was an American furniture designer. He was inducted in the Interior Designer Hall of Fame in 2009, 62 years after he started designing and producing furniture.”
Born in Germany, emigrated to the USA in 1938. Became attracted to architecture and design. Graduated from the School of Industrial Art in 1946, as an architecture major and then went on to study architecture at Columbia University.
He was best known for his sleek Modernist style – or ‘mid-century modern’ as they call it in this century…
But this chair? What was he thinking?