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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Bauhaus Nesting Tables

Delicate looking yet sturdy, simple yet colorful, these tables stand the test of time You may remember nesting tables from your parents’ or grandparents’ midcentury modern home. The varied heights […]

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This Is Every Restaurant’s Favorite Chair

The Thonet Model No. 14 chair proves great design truly is timeless You have seen the Thonet Model No. 14 chair somewhere before. It might have been in your favorite […]

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The Savoy Vase

After winning a competition more than 80 years ago, this undulating design is just as popular today Think about the stylized geometry of the Art Deco vases you might have […]

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An Elegantly Simple… Trash Bin

A trash bin designed for a hair salon 80 years ago proves its staying power A tap on the foot pedal and the lid swooshes open to accept our trash, hiding […]

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Tale of the Egg & the Swan

Two chairs with fanciful names take their place in modern design history Imagine burrowing into a supersized eggshell with its sides curving around you in a protective embrace. Or for […]

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