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    Lewis Butler


    Pratt Institute graduate Lewis Butler was one of the first designers who came to Knoll specifically to work for the Planning Unit — Florence Knoll’s revolutionary design consultancy devoted to office interiors. In 1950 he became a senior designer and assistant to Florence Knoll. He later recalled that “[Florence] would do the rough outline, and I would develop it and refine it further. I became an extension.” When Florence left the company in 1965, Butler became head of the Planning Unit.

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Lewis Butler