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Russel Wright

Russel Wright was a true “ergonomic” product designer, that means he really thought about how products function and how they felt in your hands & he designed them for what he referred to as “easier living”. Wright is best known for his colorful American Modern, the most widely sold American ceramic dinnerware in history, manufactured between 1939 and 1959. He also designed top selling wooden furniture, spun aluminum dining accessories and textiles. His simple, practical style was influential in persuading ordinary Americans to embrace Modernism in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Wright’s trademarked signature was the first to be identified with lifestyle-marketed products, paving the way for personality-driven lifestyle empires such as Martha Stewart, RalphLauren and others. Wright…

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