Mod-Inspired Home Furnishings
- Two Columbus Circle once was a stout-yet-hip white building with black porthole-esque forms around it: channeling 1960s mod better than any building could, courtesy of architect Edward Durell Stone.
- Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of furniture he’s brought back from his travels.
- An unsung mid-century designer is poised for a triumphant revival.
- The Modern Family Zone on the Dwell on Design exhibition floor was transformed into a lively playground this past weekend. Parents and children alike were frolicking in the playhouse, romping…
Sixty-some years ago while Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker were improvising their way toward a new style of jazz, Milanese designer Cini Boeri was cutting her teeth at architecture school, and so the spirit of bebop lives on today. Ruched seams run along the extra-wide arms of this overstuffed sofa, which rests lyrically atop thin, tubular steel legs.
- Recognized for his architecture and interior design, Brazilian modernist Sergio Rodrigues is renown for his furniture, often executed with humor and whimsy: His Mole chair and sofa is exaggeratedly…
Created in 1960s Czechoslovakia, this spruce set features a black-laminate top, red enameled sides, and comes with three seventeen-inch-tall stools. Unfortunately the designer is unknown.
- For most of us, Ligne Roset pieces are the stuff that design dreams are made of.