DNA-Our History

1948

Teddy & Arthur meet while attending Sarah Lawrence College.  It is the first year men are accepted, Arthur is thrilled!

1950's

Teddy & Arthur meet with friend Piero Fornasetti in  Milan about their "animal" plate series.

1958-1964

Andy Warhol applies for a job and becomes the graphic artist for Teddy & Arthur. 

1959

Andy Warhol re-creates his art for the world of Interior Design…this is when it really began for interiors.  This was created for an ad that later appears in Interiors Magazine in 1963.

1960's

A view of the apartment where Teddy & Arthur now reside…see the fabulous light globes hand painted by Warhol.

1964

Teddy & Arthur receive The Neiman Marcus Award for distingiushed service in the field of fashion.

1966

Teddy & Arthur connect with Union Carbide, Inc. and create a new line of footwear to accompany their authentic, exotic skins.

1968

The Edelmans go to work for Dupont, making Corfam Synthetic leather.

1970's

sold company, Fleming-Joffe, to Mitsubishi

1980

Lighthouse Footwear promotional material

1981

Edelman Leather Ltd is launched for interiors!

2007

 

Edelman begins alliance partnership with All Steel and Geiger.  Also, the NY Showroom re-opens across the hall.