Jack Cartwright, a graduate of the Kendall School of design, had the desire to design contemporary seating. In May 1963, along with just one other employee…a production specialist, he started his namesake company Jack Cartwright. They had a clear vision to provide the market with modern style upholstered furniture produced with exceptionally high quality but priced within the reach of the masses. The Jack Cartwright company is still in operation today. Mr. Cartwright also lent his designs skill to Founders Furniture during the mid-20th century designing many beautiful furnishings for them.