Though Plycraft was later known for making facsimiles of Eames lounge chair designs, the company hired designer George Mulhauser for a line of original seating called "Mr. Chair"—here we take a closer look at the midcentury piece.
We live in a supercharged, electrified, and social-media-documented world. One response is to embrace the neon; another, to select a more restrained color theme. Cue desaturated pastels for the wall, floor, ceiling, or seat.
For the last several years, designers have been toying with a distinctly un-minimalist vision of product design. Referencing the postmodern movement of the 1980s, they incorporate mixed geometries, primary colors, and pastiche material treatments.
Chicago-based auction house Wright is well-regarded for its 20th-century furniture sales—and for discoveries of underrated modern craft. We've rounded up our top ten picks from the 2014 Mass Modern sale, many of which are available with no reserve (look for the piggy bank icon next to the estimated sale price).
As dedicated modernists, we consider sustainability a baseline need, not an added bonus. One method is reusing existing materials in new way, so we've rounded up a few inspiring projects that incorporate salvaged wood.
A look behind the scenes at the making of Dwell's June 2014 feature story on the home and studio of Finnish designer Yrjö Kukkapuro, who is now collaborating with Artek to produce his midcentury furniture designs worldwide.