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8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an...
How to Take a Dwell Photo
Dwell architecture and interiors photographer Matthew Williams offers his expert opinion on how to frame a shot and the best time...
Charles and Ray Eames were known for being fascinated with certain animal figures—including elephants.
Who Doesn't Love the Eames Duo? Explore Some of Their Most Iconic Creations
There's no denying that at Dwell, we have a special connection to Charles and Ray Eames.
Modernica Case Study V-Leg Daybed
The daybed was originally designed to maximize function in a small space.
Everything You Need to Know About 6 of Our Favorite George Nelson Pieces
Not only did George Nelson design the first pedestrian shopping mall and pioneer modular systems, but he also created an...
Knoll Bertoia Diamond Chair
Harry Bertoia's fateful meeting of Florence Knoll at Cranbrook Academy of Art led to his being invited to work for her and her...
Knoll Barcelona Chair
When Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was chosen to create the furnishings for the German Pavilion at the International Exhibition in...
Nelson Marshmallow Sofa
There’s nothing else like George Nelson’s Marshmallow Sofa.
A Pile of Scrap Cardboard Inspired Frank Gehry's Iconic Collection
The story behind Frank Gehry’s Easy Edges.
Hans J. Wegner Shell Chair
The public was initially reluctant to accept the three-legged CH07: Shell Chair—an edgier piece of work—from Hans Wegner, which...
Knoll Womb Chair
Eero Saarinen’s Womb Chair was the answer to Florence Knoll’s request for a chair she “could curl up in, like a basket of pillows.
Sansevieria Trifasciata, Snake Plant
Sansevieria Trifasciata, commonly called snake plant, mother-in-law's tongue or Saint George's sword is a popular houseplant...
Iittala Aalto Vase
Drawing inspiration from the beauty of the natural world, the undulating shape of each Aalto Vase alludes to the untamed...
Eames Walnut Stool
When Ray Eames was asked to design furniture pieces for the Time-Life Building at Rockefeller Center in 1960, little did she know...
Louis Poulsen AJ Floor Lamp
Designed by Arne Jacobsen, the aptly named AJ lamps were designed in 1960 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark.
With its curved wood base and freeform glass top, Japanese sculptor Isamu Noguchi’s accent table blurs the divide between art and...
Quistgaard Pepper Mills
If you dig through your parents’ kitchen cupboards, chances are you’ll find a Jens Quistgaard design.
Eames Molded Plywood Chair
The chair that would earn Charles and Ray Eames the accolade of Best Design of the 20th Century from Time Magazine stemmed from...
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