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Your stash of yet-to-be-perused periodicals can stack up quicker than you think. Take a cue from this gallery of vintage magazine racks, crafted by mid-century furniture designers.
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  French designer Jacques Adnet (1904–1984) was particularly well known for his deft incorporation of leather elements into his furniture pieces. This rack, created sometime in the 1950s, is constructed of patinated wrought iron and delicately stitched red leather straps. For more information, contact Pascal Boyer Gallery.

    French designer Jacques Adnet (1904–1984) was particularly well known for his deft incorporation of leather elements into his furniture pieces. This rack, created sometime in the 1950s, is constructed of patinated wrought iron and delicately stitched red leather straps. For more information, contact Pascal Boyer Gallery.

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  American furniture designer Charles Hollis Jones (1945–) has long been known for his acrylic and Lucite pieces of the 1970s, but his metalwork is just as significant. This 1961 piece is constructed of nickeled steel and mesh; it's signed and dated. For more information, contact La Moderne.

    American furniture designer Charles Hollis Jones (1945–) has long been known for his acrylic and Lucite pieces of the 1970s, but his metalwork is just as significant. This 1961 piece is constructed of nickeled steel and mesh; it's signed and dated. For more information, contact La Moderne.

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  This circa-1950 wrought-iron-and-rattan rack was designed by American Industrial designer Tony Paul, who first garnered attention in 1940s New York for his metal-wire lighting and furniture pieces. For more information, contact Dual Modern.

    This circa-1950 wrought-iron-and-rattan rack was designed by American Industrial designer Tony Paul, who first garnered attention in 1940s New York for his metal-wire lighting and furniture pieces. For more information, contact Dual Modern.

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  Constructed of woven cane and brass, this circa-1950s rack is simple and beautiful. Unfortunately the designer is unknown. For more information, contact Sam Kaufman.

    Constructed of woven cane and brass, this circa-1950s rack is simple and beautiful. Unfortunately the designer is unknown. For more information, contact Sam Kaufman.

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  Polish architect and designer Jorge Zalszupin emigrated to Brazil in the 1940s, where he conceived of his Domino magazine holder. Constructed of iron and leather, it is still produced by Etel. For more information, contact Espasso.

    Polish architect and designer Jorge Zalszupin emigrated to Brazil in the 1940s, where he conceived of his Domino magazine holder. Constructed of iron and leather, it is still produced by Etel. For more information, contact Espasso.

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  French designer Pierre Guariche (1926–1995) began making a name for himself in the late 1950s when he started working for Belgian furniture manufacturer Meurop. This piece, considered a prime example of the Constructivist style, has a birch-plywood frame and brass hairpin back legs. For more information, contact Skalar.

    French designer Pierre Guariche (1926–1995) began making a name for himself in the late 1950s when he started working for Belgian furniture manufacturer Meurop. This piece, considered a prime example of the Constructivist style, has a birch-plywood frame and brass hairpin back legs. For more information, contact Skalar.

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  Bent rosewood pieces, layered and finished with a mahogany veneer, lend this piece a warm richness that hasn't faded a bit since it was constructed in the 1960s. For more information, contact Assemblage.

    Bent rosewood pieces, layered and finished with a mahogany veneer, lend this piece a warm richness that hasn't faded a bit since it was constructed in the 1960s. For more information, contact Assemblage.

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  Milo Baughman (1923–2003) was many things: an earlier practitioner of the California Modern furniture style, a maestro of burl and other organic materials, and Thayer Coggin's most prolific furniture designers in the 1950s and 60s. This rack, created in the 1970s, features a highly polished steel support and one large swath of supple brown leather. For more information, contact Vermillion.

    Milo Baughman (1923–2003) was many things: an earlier practitioner of the California Modern furniture style, a maestro of burl and other organic materials, and Thayer Coggin's most prolific furniture designers in the 1950s and 60s. This rack, created in the 1970s, features a highly polished steel support and one large swath of supple brown leather. For more information, contact Vermillion.

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