Weber, KEM

(1889 - 1963)

German-born Karl Emanuel Martin 'Kem' Weber studied at the School of Decorative Arts in Berlin, where he graduated in 1912. While working on a project in San Francisco, World War I broke out and he was forced to stay in the U.S. In 1921 he moved to Los Angeles and began working for the Barker Bros. furniture company. In the late 1920s he started his own industrial design studio and worked one many different projects.