Harlan Emil Gruber (b. Jan. 14, 1959, NY) has combined his interest in science and art to shape a respected design career. A student of Physics at Emory University and of Electrical Engineering at University of Miami and Georgia Tech, Harlan Emil subsequently received a degree in the field of Environmental Design from Parson School of Design, New York (1985). Immediately following the completion of his studies, Mr. Gruber joined the design firm SITE Projects of New York before launching his independent career in 1987. He has become highly regarded for his sculpture, furniture design, interior retail design, and for his continuing study of designs for future habitats.
Harlan Emil’s work has been published internationally, including Interni of Italy, Pronto of Japan, The Face of U.K., and Progressive Architecture in the United States, and is featured in the book New York: Nomadic Design. His work has been exhibited at New York’s prestigious gallery Art et Industrie, Knoll Furniture Showroom, The Clodagh Center for American Design, Hokin-Kaufman Gallery of Chicago, Hampton Square Gallery of Westhampton Beach, NY, All Points, Shipley and Fenix galleries in Taos, New Mexico and the Donkey Gallery in Albuquerque, NM.