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  1. Desk Set

    Desk Set

    In this slideshow we return to a simpler time, when a modern desk could remain unencumbered by snarls of cords, food-flecked keyboards or errant mouse pads. From pieces by Nakashima to Breuer, we...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    02.22.10

  2. George Nakashima

    George Nakashima

    George Nakashima (1905-1990) was born in Spokane, Washington and grew up in the forests of the Olympic Peninsula. A leader in woodworking and sculpture, he received a Bachelor's Degree in...

    02.22.10

  3. Events this Weekend: 2.18-21
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 2.18-21

    This weekend, exhibitions are opening around the world showcasing vertical gardens and living roofs, a $2,500 car, and the best of the best in design. Welcome to this week's edition of Out and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.18.10

  4. Stockholm Furniture Fair 2010
    Travel Reports

    Stockholm Furniture Fair 2010

    Every February, the very best new Nordic furniture designs debut at the Stockholm Furniture Fair and the Northern Light Fair. The two events are held together in the 630,000-square-foot Stockholm...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    02.16.10

  5. ABCD Sofa

    ABCD Sofa

    Pierre Paulin designed this sculptural piece in 1968 for Artifort in two variations: sofa and love seat. This vintage offering, a sofa, was manufactured in France. 

    $3000.00

  6. DF-2000 Cabinets

    DF-2000 Cabinets

    A pair of cabinets, constructed of plastic, wood and aluminum, unveiled in 1970 by Raymond Loewy. Each has a manufacturer's label inside one drawer. They were created in France, for Compagnia d...

    $3000.00

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Carlton Bookcase

    Carlton Bookcase

    Laminate over wood, manufactured in Italy circa 1981.

    $7000.00

  10. Catenary Chairs

    Catenary Chairs

    A pair of Model 6380 chrome-and-leather chairs by George Nelson, circa 1962. The manufacturer's label appears on the underside.

    $4000.00

  11. Compass Table

    Compass Table

    Jean Prouve's enameled-steel table, with a laminate top, debuted in 1953 in France.

    $5000.00

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Grass-Seated Chairs

    Grass-Seated Chairs

    A set of eight circa-1941 dining chairs by George Nakashima, constructed of one of his favorite materials, black walnut; each is complemented by a seagrass-covered seat.

    $7000.00

  15. Stockholm: New from Gärsnäs
    Travel Reports

    Stockholm: New from Gärsnäs

    Last year the venerable Swedish furniture makers Gärsnäs showed us they could bring fashion to furniture with Pierre Sindre’s collared Button chair, Anna von Schewen’s ...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    02.11.10

  16. From Stockholm: Snowflakes Tables
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    From Stockholm: Snowflakes Tables

    The prolific team at Claesson Koivisto Rune has come up with something truly unique with their Snowflakes tables for OFFECT, which premiered at the Stockholm Furniture Fair this week.

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    02.10.10

  17. Snaidero Universal Design Kitchens
    Product

    Snaidero Universal Design Kitchens

    Universal design doesn't need to be ugly--and, more so, shouldn't be. Done well, it's undifferentiated design for the whole population, for disabled and nondisabled people alike, as Graham Pullin,...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.10.10

  18. Room & Board Finds

    Room & Board Finds

    Last week I took a little bus trip down to San Francisco's Design District to have a peek at what's new, and fairly new, from mod furniture purveyor Room & Board. I met up with Joe Darling who...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.09.10

  19. Casprini

    Casprini has been an important trade mark in the furnishings sector for over 50 years. They are synonymous with professionalism, innovation and quality. Casprini began as a crafts company for...

    02.09.10

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