USA (1923–1985)

Graduated from the prestigious Pratt University and the American School of Design at the beginning of the 1950s, Arthur Umanoff quickly became a collaborator of NY based Post Modern Ltd firm where he participates in every step of the process, from producing to selling pieces in wrought iron and wood of linear silhouettes. During the 1960s, Umanoff became close to the Shaver Howard Company which produced his Granada collection of furniture mainly made of steel which designs fulfill refinement and purpose, before to work with the Madison Furniture Industries Mississippi, and to create clocks for the Howard Miller Clock Company. The 1970s are the most successful, with numerous collaborations with various editors such as Directional, Thonet and Dillingham.