William Pahlmann papers

About this collection

A leading American interior designer of the mid-twentieth century, William Pahlmann (1900-1987) was well known for his use of bold colors, textures, and tendency to mix antique with modern furnishings. Pahlmann played a major role in organizing and elevating the status of interior design as a profession. This collection has not been digitized in its entirety. The online collection primarily consists of interior design drawings and photographs.

    For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.
        Image: Design for Columbus Hotel in Miami. Click to view.

Search Collection

"Matter of Taste" press kit cover
Cover from press kit by The Hall Syndicate promoting the start of William Pahlmann's syndicated column "A Matter of Taste."