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  1. Mid-Century Furniture for Kids

    Mid-Century Furniture for Kids

    Twee Womb chairs and tiny Tulip tables are not a recent fad invented by design blogs and enterprising modern furniture manufacturers—kid-size replicas of iconic pieces have always been de...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    01.22.10

  2. 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

  3. Kay Bojesen

    Kay Bojesen

    Most people today are familiar with Danish designer Kay Bojesen (1886–1958) because of his winsome little wooden monkey figurine that he created in the 1950s. Though his considerable skills...

    01.21.10

  4. Modern One

    Opened in 1994, Modern One was an outlet for Benjamin Storck's obsessive collecting habits and love of 20th-century design.

    01.21.10

  5. Nanna Ditzel

    Nanna Ditzel

    Danish designer Nanna Ditzel (1923–2005) was a modern renaissance woman, creating furniture, jewelry, and textiles in materials ranging from fiberglass to foam rubber. Ditzel, who was married...

    01.21.10

  6. 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

  7. Breuer Side Chair B33 1/2

    Breuer Side Chair B33 1/2

    Created in 1929, this tubular steel-and-canvas chair was manufactured in Vienna for Gebruder Thonet. Creating quite the sensation for its lack of arms or conventional legs, the B33 was among the...

  8. Teak High Chair

    Teak High Chair

    Created in the 1955 by Danish furniture designer Nanna Ditzel, this teak high chair is rare and in excellent condition. Ditzel, who trained as a cabinetmaker, also crafted a pine and oak version,...

    $2200.00

  9. Philippe Bestenheider

    Philippe Bestenheider

    Bestenheider, born in Switzerland, is trained as both an architect and an industrial designer. He has created high-concept, colorful furniture and sculptural lighting pieces for Moroso, Alessi,...

    01.19.10

  10. 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

  11. Jason Miller
    Interviews

    Jason Miller

    When people talk about Jason Miller, they invariably mention three things, in varying order: his wit, his youth, and his meteoric rise in the burgeoning United States design scene. Though all of...

    written by: Amber Bravo
    01.13.10

  12. Cerno at Ford & Ching
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    Cerno at Ford & Ching

    Our friends at Ford & Ching recently announced a new addition to the curated family of designers they showcase in their Los Angeles headquarters. Cerno Group, founded in 2008, consists of a...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.13.10

  13. Furniture Designer Focus: Eero Aarnio
    Profiles

    Furniture Designer Focus: Eero Aarnio

    Eero Aarnio’s persistent quest for functional forms and manufacturing processes has been at the center of his iconic and prolific career.

    written by: Asko Ahokas
    photos by: Joanna Moorhouse
    01.12.10

  14. Tom Dixon
    Interviews

    Tom Dixon

    "You can take the principles of what something stands for and use them in a completely new way. Otherwise you’re just a retrospective company," says designer Tom Dixon.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    01.07.10

  15. Konstantin Grcic: Decisive Design
    Books

    Konstantin Grcic: Decisive Design

    Released at the end of last month, Konstantin Grcic: Decisive Design by the Art Institute of Chicago's design curator Zoë Ryan is a fine addition to the growing literature on the excellent...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.07.10

  16. 7 Modern Nightstand Options
    Product Reviews

    7 Modern Nightstand Options

    Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big dreams, and small specs, till the morning light.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.04.10

  17. Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago

    Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago

    Responding to both the perceived inferiority of machine-made objects and the ills created by industrialization, the Arts and Crafts movement sought to restore dignity to labor and integrate art...

    01.03.10

  18. Bauhaus Lounge

    Bauhaus Lounge

    Furnished with Bauhaus chairs, tables, couches, and other furniture, this temporary lounge at MoMA accompanies the soon-to-close exhibition Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity. There's a...

    01.03.10

  19. Jens Risom

    Jens Risom

    Jens Risom is enjoying his place in the canon of mid-century furniture designers while also distinguishing himself as a great contemporary designer. At 93, he shows no sign of putting down the...

    01.01.10

  20. Humanscale

    Founded in 1982, Humanscale is recognized as the leading manufacturer of ergonomic products for the office. Their diverse product range helps ensure that individuals who spend hours each day in...

    12.27.09

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