1987 - BEAST is Born.
In New York City David Shaw Nicholls launches BEAST, a furniture company. New to ICFF and manufactured by craftsmen in long Island City The same workshops which pioneered work of the designer Tommy Parzinger and the work as branded as Parzinger Originals. Circa 1950- 70’s.BEAST consists of a programmed collection of prototypes: Arno and Arne chairs, Arianne and Arno tables, Aston credenza, consoles and Angus end tables. While the collection is intentionally part of a family, each piece is unique and commands highly skilled craftsmanship. The style and substance of BEAST relies upon DAVID SHAW NICHOLLS days in the “Hot-belly”of Italian design and all that implies.