Alfons Bach

Alfons Bach was born in Magdeburg, Germany in 1904. He moved to New York in 1926, he became a freelance industrial designer and architect.

He designed modern carpets for The Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Company, chairs and sofas for Karpen & Brothers, pianos for Jesse French Pianos, lamps for The Mutual Sunset Lamp Company, tables, bookcases, and accessory pieces for Pulaski Veneer Corporation, and suites of furniture for Haywood Wakefield.

In 1937 he designed four tables, a chair, and a settee davenport for The Lloyd Manufacturing Company. They appear in the company’s 1937 and 1938 catalogs noted as his designs. 

The furniture he designed for Lloyd is: T-85-D Table, T-57-A Table, T-58-A Table, T-86-D Table, C-16-B Chair, and SD-16-B Settee Davenport.

He retired to Florida in 1992 and died in 1999.


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United States

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