Shades of Light

The Tiffany lamp is an icon of Art Nouveau style with a history of innovation, imitation and a little mystery. Turn on a Tiffany lamp and the stained-glass shade comes […]

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Cooking Up Nostalgia

The AGA cooker has traveled a storied path since its introduction as a multipurpose appliance and now stands ready for its second century. The gleaming stainless steel ranges that dominate […]

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Modern Times

The end of World War II unleashed playful yet sophisticated designs for the home, including wall clocks. In some cases the best way to describe something is to say what […]

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Bertoia Diamond Chair

Sculpture takes a seat in this midcentury modern design. The criss-crossed steel rods of the Diamond Chair look like netting casually draped over, well, nothing. But that delicate appearance belies […]

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Big Ben

A “beautiful and punctual sleepmeter”. It was the reason you woke up each morning, the first sound you heard, the first thing you reached for and, no, it wasn’t your […]

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Tulip Time

A modern design for all tastes. The shape looks simple and effortless, something the designer may have doodled on a piece of scrap paper. The shape is deceivingly elegant, however, […]

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Whistle While You Work

Design NJ launches a new iconic design feature with the Whistling Bird Kettle designed by Michael Graves. From its sleek sloping sides to the novel bird perched on the tip […]

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