KAGAN Vladimir

Vladimir KAGAN

Germany/USA (1927-2016)

Vladimir settled in the USA in 1938. In 1947, he joined his father's woodworking shop. In the late 40's, Kagan began designing furniture ; designed 1947-48 Delegates' Cocktail lounge in the first United Nations headquaters. In 1950 Vladimir Kagan opened a showroom, 57th street, New-York. His corporate clients included General Electric, Prudential Insurance, Pioneer Industries, Warner Communications, American Express, Disney, etc. Furniture clients included Marylin Monroe, Xavier Cougard, Lily Pons and Sherman Fairchilds. He set up Vladimir Kagan Design Group and became active as an interior design consultant to the home furnishings and contract industry. Kagan continued tu design for manufacturers Directional, Giorgio Collection, The Lane Company, Preview furniture and David Lynch.


studied architecture at Columbia University, in New-York. He