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78 George Nelson Ideabooks
Modern Icon: George Nelson's Marshmallow Sofa
"Designed by George Nelson in 1956, the original piece experimented with low-cost cushions... favorites with George Nelson in this Icons series, but the truth is, the man was incredibly... exhibit of George Nelson designs, and even auctioned off one of his iconic mushroom sofas... about the Nelson Marshmallow sofa and its versatility, but could never afford the genuine... Great Nelson BenchGeorge Nelson ClocksThe Barcelona Couch..."
Modern Icons: George Nelson Clocks
"Nelson's Clocks Delight, Add Mad Mid-Century Style — and Tell Time, Too... designer George Nelson designed many of the most iconic pieces from the era, from sofas... had a Nelson-like clock in the '70s! Here's a pic of the Orange Ball Nelson clock... at the Nelson clock for my kitchen but I am balking at the price tag ranging from... about the Nelson Asterisk Clock! This is a simple way to make a bold statement that would..."
Modern Icons: The George Nelson Coconut Chair
"designed by George Nelson in 1955. A prolific architect, furniture designer and critic... critic, Nelson served as the director of design at Herman Miller from 1945 to 1972. Nelson... Nelson didn't really have any experience designing furniture when he was hired at... under Nelson includes Charles and Ray Eames, Isamu Noguchi and Harry Bertoia — and... In 1955 Nelson designed the Coconut Chair "to give lounge seating comfort, together..."
Modern Icons: The George Nelson Swag Leg Desk and Chair
Sculptural chrome legs and a compact form were prophetic in 1958, as the design works perfectly with technology today
"offices, George Nelson's 1958 Swag Leg Desk is more functional than ever. This compact... were a Nelson innovation. He brought similar swag legs to a molded plastic chair as... iconsMore George Nelson designs: Bench | Pendant Lights | Clocks | Coconut Chair | M... usual George Nelson fashion, the desk works well with other pieces from his colleagues... lined, Nelson had some fun with gently curved pedestal legs and playful pops of bright..."
Modern Icons: Nelson Pendant Lights
"history of George Nelson and his Bubble Lights. The first Nelson Bubble Light was designed... designed by George Nelson in 1947. Nelson studied architecture and fine art in school in... , the Nelson Pendant Light. It covers the bare bulb glare and fills rooms with a... forties, Nelson co-wrote "Tomorrow's House," where he shared his understanding of art... Lamps! Nelson's Bubble Lamps were first produced in 1950. They are hanging shades..."
Modern Icons: The Great Nelson Bench
"ed by George Nelson in 1946, the Nelson Bench is one versatile and hard-working... about George Nelson here before (see links at the bottom of this ideabook). He was... full of George Nelson is pretty much my dream come true. This bench is so versatile--and... I LOVE George Nelson anything! I have a knock off in my front entrance. A classic-the... spy a Nelson bench. To see more George Nelson furnishings in action, check out Modern..."
Design Calendar: Jan. 20-Feb. 10, 2012
Las Vegas Market, Austin Modern Home Tour and more: See what's on the Houzz list of things to see and do
"design icon George Nelson. If you're looking for ways to be inspired or just enjoy getting... visited the George Nelson exhibit in Bellevue - it was amazing!! Last year we went to the... 12, 2012George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, TeacherBellevue Arts Museum510... Modernism, George Nelson (1908-1986). More than 220 objects will be on display, including..."
Modern Icons: The Case Study Daybed
Just toss the bolsters and add a sheet — turning this classic midcentury sofa into a bed is as easy as one, two
Houzz Tour: A San Diego Townhouse Gets a Bright Update
Savvy shopping and warm bamboo accents help California architects give their home a fresh, high-end feel
Design Calendar: What to See and Do in August 2012
Relish the last month of summer with an installation at the Neutra House, a retrospective exhibit at Yale or a New England sketch crawl
The Sleeker Side of Pendant Lighting
"with the GeorgeNelson "Bubble Lights": a trio, hung at different heights. It works... those George Nelsons are hung, not to mention the lights themselves!! Thank you for... installed 3 George Kovacs "Bling Bling" pendant lights over our kitchen bar/sink area:... nt-by-George-Kovacs/uu251453/product?source=igodigital @aneye - It certainly does..."
Try DIY Plywood Flooring for High Gloss, Low Cost
Yup, you heard right. Laid down and shined up, plywood can run with the big flooring boys at an affordable price
10 Popular Home Design Trends — Timely or Timeless?
Weigh in on whether these of-the-moment decorating elements will have staying power or become a memory of these times
"great. George Nelson bubble pendants diffuse the light with an amazingly warm glow... Eames, Nelson and Jacobsen everywhere in the house creates a museum. I like to mix... table, Nelson bubble lamp; but its offset by the reclaimed wood coffee table (that... Saarinen, Nelson, Bertoia. You can't turn around without hitting your shin on a Tulip... modern and Nelson lights, but I don't think there will be quite so many rooms that look..."
Design Calendar: January 6 - 31, 2012
Architecture exhibits, design panel and more: See what's on the Houzz list of things to see and do this month
My Houzz: Midcentury Cool With a Killer View in Salt Lake City
An all-star cast of iconic vintage furnishings makes this Utah home period perfect through and through