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.
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Emil was the founder of Pluto Dog, Inc. (1988-1993), which produced his
designs including the Saturn Table Series, the
Levity Series, and the Cyberunit.
He designed the first three retail stores for the clothing company 555
Soul (1991-1996) and the bar Openair (2001), both in New York. His artistic
endeavors include the ongoing series of sculpture installations titled
Bundles, a sound sculpture project titled Quasar
Wave Transducer, a series of kinetic sculpture works titled A/FX
Spirals, and a multimedia installation inspired by his personal interests
in drag racing and spiritual teachings called The
Circle of Burning Fuel.