Lighting the Way

The Panthella lamp helped to introduce new materials and innovative shapes in home furnishings 50 years ago There is a great future in plastics,” an older man named Mr. Maguire […]

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Zebras on Parade

Stripes take center stage in this iconic wallpaper design Who knew that zebras leaping across richly colored wallpaper would capture the hearts of so many people? Whimsical animal themes are […]

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The Chair that Hugs

The 1960s Hanging Egg Chair makes a comeback Whenever you seek refuge, the Hanging Egg Chair may be just the place to do it. The curves of the chair envelop […]

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The AJ Royal

A simple but innovative pendant shone a light on an iconic hotel when it opened 60 years ago and will be refreshed and relaunched this fall Every design style has […]

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Arco Lamp

A street light reportedly inspired Italy’s Castiglioni brothers to design a light that is simple in shape yet complex in construction You may have seen it in design magazines from […]

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Balancing Act

Engineering and sculpture combine in a comfortable chair that elegantly supports your weight on a barely there spindle and a simple round base. Is it about style? Is it about […]

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The Wishbone Chair

Have a seat in this midcentury masterpiece of Danish sculpture The graceful lines of the Wishbone Chair by legendary Danish designer Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) destined it for display in […]

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Simple & Sophisticated

The Barcelona chair looks as modern now as it did when introduced nearly 90 years ago The height of sophistication is simplicity.” Editor, playwright, U.S. Ambassador and one-time Union City, […]

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The Nature of Simplicity

Angered when his design is copied, Isamu Noguchi retaliates by creating a new masterpiece of restraint and modern elegance. Geometry meets nature in the Noguchi coffee table, a 1944 design […]

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