From the Marshmallow sofa to those glowing Bubble lamps, George Nelson’s designs are a must in many a modern interior. Here are 6 that stand out from the pages of Dwell.
In this just under 900-square-foot Manhattan Beach bungalow redesigned by collectors Matt Jacobson and Kristopher Dukes, they’ve chosen what to display wisely, including the designer’s Half Nelson lamp on the bedside table. Photo by Dave Lauridsen
A vintage lamp and Nelson’s Marshmallow sofa and Spool clock embody the mid-century feel of Soheil and Nima Nakhshab’s design for their multigenerational family home in California. Photo by Ye Rin Mok
A Bubble Lamp hangs in The Opdahl House, designed by Edward Killingsworth for Richard and Joyce Opdahl on the island of Naples, in Long Beach, California. Photo by Catherine Ledner
In Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment, the owner-designer outfitted a vintage steel-frame sofa by George Nelson in navy blue fabric from Kvadrat. Photo by Christian Schaulin
Architect Jesse Bornstein chose a Nelson lamp for the dining room of his Santa Monica home. Photo by Catherine Ledner
A Nelson daybed takes center stage at the gallery level of a converted 1630s warehouse in Amsterdam. Photo by Rene Mesman