Francis de N. Schroeder (Illustrations by Nino Repetto, Henry Stahlhut, and Mario Carreño), Anatomy for Interior Designers, 2nd Ed, and How to Talk to a Client, Whitney Publications, 1948



There are two faults, common to much office furniture, on which we do take a firm stand: One is the oversized desk of the big executive who uses it only to sign letters, rest his feet and hold his cigars, while underpaid clerks at undersized tables labor at mountains of papers. The other is the gruesome olive green to which manufacturers of metal office furniture are so deeply attached.