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A Look at Lacquer in Modern Homes

Lacquer found its way into modern design thanks to individuals like Eileen Gray, who learned the craft from a Japanese artisan and incorporated it into her works. Glossy, smooth, and reflective, it's an unmistakable feature of any room.
December 14, 2015
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Weird, Whimsical Objects from Pop Art's Heyday

The boundaries between art and design have long been tenuous, and in some distinct cases, wholly embraced. “Pop Art Design,” opening December 19 at MCA Chicago (through March 27, 2016), examines the fertile cross-pollination of ideas in the postwar years, during which artists and designers alike placed notions of the object, image, and popular culture under the lens with equal scrutiny and awe. Pairing works by Pop artists such as Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg alongside designs by Gruppo Strum, Superstudio, Eero Aarnio, Studio 65, and more, the exhibition itself will be presented in tandem with a Pop Art survey from MCA’s permanent collection.
December 13, 2015
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6 Jean Prouvé Designs in Modern Homes

Originally trained as a metal worker, Jean Prouvé's diverse career ranged from architectural design (including numerous prefab projects) to furniture. We've collected some of his pieces as they appear in six modern homes.
November 30, 2015
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5 Modern Dining Tables Big Enough for the Whole Family

When it's time for a big meal, these well appointed dining rooms have space for even the largest guest list with tables that seat 10, 12, or even more.
November 25, 2015
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7 Molded Plywood Designs from the Dwell Store

Even since the work of Alvar Aalto and the Eames, molded plywood has been a stalwart material in the modernist's palette. You can bring home these sleek designs thanks to the Dwell Store.
November 20, 2015
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7 Philippe Starck Designs in Modern Homes

From architectural design to the smallest housewares, Philippe Starck's work is as diverse as it is popular. This collection highlights the latter category, featuring everything from kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms shaped by his designs.
November 6, 2015
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6 Verner Panton Designs in Modern Homes

A pioneer of unconventional aesthetics and plastic injection molding, Danish designer Verner Panton is probably best known for his eponymous, curving, colorful chairs. However, Panton is much more than that signature seat: he designed entire psychedelic rooms and interiors in the 1960s and 1970s. His work runs the gamut from small lighting fixtures to body-enveloping furniture.
November 4, 2015
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Sitting Pretty: 5 Armchairs for Unwinding

These supportive seats have your back (and arms) after a long day.
November 3, 2015
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Discover Midcentury Modern Masterpieces from Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela

A new exhibition celebrates four decades of Latin American design innovation.
October 22, 2015
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