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  1. Uchiwa Fan Chandelier

    Uchiwa Fan Chandelier

    Delicate leaves of bamboo and paper define this circa-1970 fixture, which was created by Ingo Maurer in Germany.

    $2000.00

  2. Touring Vitra Campus, Part 2
    Travel Reports

    Touring Vitra Campus, Part 2

    Vitra's Weil-am-Rhein, Germany, campus boasts not only the production facilities of the famous furniture manufacturer but also numerous iconic buildings by world-renowned architects. In Touring...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.04.11

  3. This Way, Gentlemen

    This Way, Gentlemen

    A killer bachelor pad in Hollywood, the manliest chair of the 20th century, and expert advice from a king of interiors: This is our guide to the best in masculine design. Men, you now have no...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Justin Fantl
    06.30.12

  4. The Director's House: Cranbrook
    House Tours

    The Director's House: Cranbrook

    After fifteen years of disuse, a Saarinen-designed house on the Cranbrook campus has been renovated and updated by the school's Director, Reed Kroloff, and interior designer Lynda Charfoos.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    12.18.11

  5. Sound Design
    Essay

    Sound Design

    Years ago, the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas won a design competition for an addition to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) by suggesting the entire museum be torn down and replaced. There...

    written by: Frances Anderton
    03.24.10

  6. Settee

    Settee

    Nanna Ditzel created this teak piece, which is upholstered in bright orange and yellow fabric, for Denmark-based IDG in 1952. It's signed with an applied metal manufacturer's label on the underside.

    $3000.00

  7. Rietveld’s Universe

    Rietveld’s Universe

    This exhibition is centered around Dutch architect and designer Gerrit Th. Rietveld (1888-1964), most known for his Red-Blue Chair and the Schroeder House. Focusing attention on Rietveld's persona...

    07.07.10

  8. Restoring Breuer's House in Garden
    House Tours

    Restoring Breuer's House in Garden

    Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate in Pocantico Hills, New York, hearkens from the days of robber barons and captains of industry. Acres of manicured lawns, a six-story stone-clad mansion, carriage...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.20.11

  9. reGeneration

    eGeneration is a fourteen-year-old store dealing in Mid-Century vintage furniture, with a focus on the 50's. The store specializes in vintage pieces from American and Danish designers, such as...

    01.21.10

  10. Rattan Round Chair

    Rattan Round Chair

    Isamu Kenmochi's Model T-3010 is circa 1965, created for Yamakawa Rattan. It features a small circular upholstered seat cushion.

    $500.00

  11. Preservation Recommended
    --The Future of

    Preservation Recommended

    With the preservation of mid-century buildings already a touchy subject—–many people are still unwilling to see the value in preserving “modern” architecture—–we...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.14.09

  12. Prague Kolektiv

    Prague Kolektiv is the only enterprise in North America specializing in original Czech furniture, lighting, and decorative objects. Our pieces represent the designs of the pre-war Czech avant-garde...

    01.21.10

  13. Pleated Star Wall Clock

    Pleated Star Wall Clock

    This lacquered-wood-and-aluminum piece, created in 1955 by George Nelson, is signed with the manufacturer's label, and impressed with a model number.

    $2000.00

  14. Plastic Wagon

    Plastic Wagon

    This work, created in Japan in 1968, is number two from an edition of fifty. It's sold accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Kuramata Design Office, signed by Mieko Kuramata.

    $5000.00

  15. PK 101 Candelabrum

    PK 101 Candelabrum

    Standing at nearly four feet, and constructed of matte chrome-plated steel, this undulating piece was created in Denmark in 1956 by Kjaerholm for E. Kold Christensen.

    $3000.00

  16. Pair of Armchairs

    Pair of Armchairs

    Pierre Jeanneret conceived of this teak-and-cane set for Punjab University in Chandigarh, India, in 1955. One has a stenciled mark on the underside.

    $10000.00

  17. MoMA's Small Scale, Big Change
    Interviews

    MoMA's Small Scale, Big Change

    The exhibition "Small Scale, Big Change" opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York this Sunday. Curious to hear more about the show—which sadly I won't have the chance to see in...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.04.10

  18. Miller House in Columbus, Indiana by Eero Saarinen
    House Tours

    Miller House in Columbus, Indiana by Eero Saarinen

    Eero Saarinen’s legendary Miller House opened to the public in May 2011 for the first time. Leslie Williamson gives us an intimate tour of this Columbus, Indiana, treasure.  

    written by: Leslie Williamson
    05.02.11

  19. Mid-Century Finds by Sam Kaufman
    Product of the Day

    Mid-Century Finds by Sam Kaufman

    Too much time has passed since we last checked in with mid-century furniture aficianado Sam Kaufman, whose diminutive gallery on Beverly Boulevard is always stocked with the most wonderful...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    09.06.10

  20. Lina Bo Bardi
    Profiles

    Lina Bo Bardi

    Architect Lina Bo Bardi, born Achillina Bo in Rome in 1914, made an indelible mark on mid-century Brazilian architecture and design after emigrating there following the destruction of her office in...

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.18.10

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