Collection by Kelsey Keith

Designing Women


Blazing a trail through the canon of design, these 25 artisans worked to make some of the modern era’s most recognizable furniture, lighting, and objects. From the sculptural pottery of Eva Zeisel to the ceramic tableware of Edith Heath, from the earthy comfort of a Cini Boeri sofa to the laser-cut precision of Louise Campbell, here are some of our favorites from a century of covetable goods.

Marianne Brandt, Tea service, 1924.
Eileen Gray, E1027 Table, 1927.
Gunta Stolzl, 5 Chore jacquard wall hanging, 1928.
Eileen Gray, Black Board rug, 1930.
Eva Zeisel, Town and Country shakers, 1945.
Today, the Grasshopper lamp is undoubtedly Greta Grossman's most famous design.
Eleanor Raymond, Dover Sun House (with Maria Telkes), 1948.
Edith Heath, Couple line, 1948.
Ray Eames, House of Cards (with Charles Eames), 1952.
Eva Zeisel, Classic Century sauce boat, 1952.
Charlotte Perriand, Mexique bookshelf (with Jean Provué), 1953.
Florence Knoll, Bench, 1954.
Ray Eames, Walnut stools, 1960.
Edith Heath, Oval tile, 1960s.
Ray Eames, O'Hare International Airport Tandem sling seating, 1962.
Anna Castelli Ferrieri, Componibili modular storage, 1969.
Cini Boeri, Strips sofa, 1972.
Gunta Stolzl, Rhythm wall hanging, 1973.
Gae Aulenti, 4794 lounge chair, 1975.
Gae Aulenti, Teapot and creamer, 1980.
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