Born in 1925, the American designer entered the Navy in 1942. He later joined the University of Illinois where he received training in architectural engineering. Finally, he abandoned architecture to work in design and founded Craft Associated in 1952. Adrian Pearsall began by producing wrought iron creations, then to specialize in wood furniture, including walnut. Its production is audacious, it presents curved sofas with carved decorations in wood. The fabrics are full of bright colors influenced by women's fashion.