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Milo Baughman: The Cary Grant of Furniture Design
Sensuous and sophisticated, the midcentury designer’s chairs, sofas, credenzas and more are classics in high demand
"midcentury designer’s chairs, sofas, credenzas and more are classics in high demand... Baughman’s designs are still being produced by North Carolina furniture company Thayer... unashamedly moderne.” Inducted into the Furniture Hall of Fame in 1987, Baughman is... American designer whose affordable creations dominated the department store market from... with the designer. Baughman’s sensuous and streamlined creations are now considered..."
Design Master: Sergio Rodrigues' Playful Furniture
Reissued Chifruda chairs and two new U.S. retail shops spur renewed interest in the work of Brazilian modern design master Sergio Rodrigues
"Brazilian modern design master Sergio Rodrigues... Brazilian design master Sergio Rodrigues' furniture designs. Espasso founder and curator... culture and modern design. Says Junqueira, "Even Brazilians are just now looking at their... that the designer is responsible for creating a "distinctly Brazilian midcentury modern... modern design vocabulary" that favors a more relaxed and playful aesthetic. Espasso... More: Modern Icons: Alvar Aalto's Warm, Modern FurnishingsModern Icons: Alexander..."
Design Methods: Finishing Furniture and Fabric With Tea
"oklyn designers create rustic-modern look with an old-fashioned brew... Brooklyn designers for years. Their furniture blurs the line between rustic and modern... Nightwood designers Nadia and Myriah have been experimenting with the art of tea dying... their designs. Here's a peek at a few of their tea-dyed pieces.... fabrics for furniture reupholstery. The result reminds me of a more modern take on tie-dye... tea-dyed wood furniture has a unique quieter colorway than other wood furniture. The subtle..."
Modern Icons: Alvar Aalto's Warm, Modern Furnishings
"came to design and liked to design the building right down to the lighting and furniture... textiles, furniture and glassware during his lifetime. He was an early International... Style modern architect, later finding his own niche where he incorporated more organic... permanent furniture collection, which we'll take a look at today. Aalto was such a prolific... prolific designer that I'll only be able to scratch the surface, but you'll still get..."
Modern Icons: Florence Knoll Table Desk
"office furniture design can serve as executive desk or chic dining table... other modern pieces. Seeing a lack of choices in the office furniture marketplace... in the furniture market, she'd fill it herself. Her meat-and-potatoes creations were... office design. Here's a look at a primary piece in the collection, the Florence Knoll... office furniture design revolutionized modern office space in the early 1960s. The..."
Modern Icons: The George Nelson Coconut Chair
"architect, furniture designer and critic, Nelson served as the director of design at Herman... slice of modern cushiness. It was designed by George Nelson in 1955. A prolific architect... experience designing furniture when he was hired at Herman Miller, but that soon changed... mid-century modern pendant lights, benches and clocks. The list of other mid-century all-stars... Nelson designed the Coconut Chair "to give lounge seating comfort, together with great..."
Houzz Tour: Retiring to a Midcentury Modern Gem
"ntage furniture fits the tone of this 1950s home, designed by modernist A. Quincy... decidedly more modern. Their find was a 1950s house designed by noted Los Angeles modernist... interior designer Susan Jay Freeman to help them choose new furnishings and accessories... excess furniture all in storage awaiting daughter to put down roots one day. Son and... DIL are designers, they want the stuff we have kept.!!! If this house is 3800 sq. ft..."
Guest Picks: Earthy Modern Style for Small Spaces
Simple color schemes and streamlined furniture make for a small-space design that visually expands and soothes
"streamlined furniture make for a small-space design that visually expands and soothes... midcentury modern–style pieces with warm, earthy accents is an easy and appealing look... cious design finds that work beautifully together, in any combination. Happy decorating... style--"earthy modern"--love it! thanks Laura. I got the same $575 wooden round table from... wish. Modern furniture shapes beg for something soft to play off of, and this super..."
Modern Icons: X Marks the Spot
"history of design, but I'm sure it was early. The "X" means many things in many languages;... "clean modern lines." Here's a peek at where the X has been turning up.... these designs. All so inspiring...X is for xceptional! Love the Hans Wegner table... for a "Modern Icons" ideabook for quite some time - I'll have to hop on that soon... reaffirmed my furniture choices. I have x-bases in my coffee table and end tables (Umbra)..."
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
"as the design works perfectly with technology today... Browse more modern iconsMore George Nelson designs: Bench | Pendant Lights | Clocks | Coconut... piece of furniture?" Remember, back in the '50s, a curved leg meant a lot of labor-intensive... Eames designed in 1951. Speaking of chairs, have you been admiring that chair with... mix of modern chairs and a more rustic farmhouse table and bench. The chair's form..."
18 Great Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Innovative chairs before and after WWII have lasting design power today. Which one fits your style best?
"lasting design power today. Which one fits your style best?... in our Modern Icons series. I thought it was a wonderful idea. I love it when you... these designers, from bending plywood, experimenting with new materials and cantilevering... in the design of "his" furniture. Anyways, just wanting to give the girl her due.... Armchair, designed by Warren Platner! This chair was designed for the Mid Century style... iconic designs today, with other additions from Jacobsen. Thank you so much for this..."
Modern Icons: The Parsons Desk
"Desk Design Has Miles of Style... pieces of furniture around. It has lines that were already classic the very day they... Parsons-style furniture is now manufactured at very accessible chain furniture stores. Interior... has very modern lines, you can place it into just about any style room, as proven in... Interior designer Tara Seawright found this black Parsons desk at West Elm. This room's... room's design shows how unobtrusive and sleek the Parsons desk is. It doesn't take..."
Modern Icons: The Swan Chair
"Chair was designed by Arne Jacobson in 1958, originally for the lounge, lobby and suites... iconic furniture pieces. Very interesting ideabook. Arne Jacobsen's 'Swan Chair'... vintage modern style to a home office. Here is the sofa version of the Swan. It doesn't... part of a modern ensemble, including a pair of Bubble Chairs. Are you having deja vu... that this designer used it as an accent piece in a bathroom. Swan Chairs are a talented..."
Why We Love Midcentury Modern Design
There's a method to all this 'Mad Men'-ness — just look to psychology, tough times and, believe it or not, Apple
"midcentury modern design that has so many of us in a decorating tizzy? In this digital... that were designed 50 to 60 years ago? Eames, Noguchi, Nelson — these designers' pieces... full of furniture." This has caused a flood in the market of midcentury modern f... midcentury modern tastes. Everyone knows someone with a story about an unbelievable find... s and furniture houses, interior designers and appliance industrial design. The 1953..."
Neoclassical Design Gets Modern Twists
Luxurious yet restrained, opulent yet relaxed, this elegant style is experiencing a Renaissance in contemporary homes
"upholstered furniture with washed wood detailing, black and gold tables and oversize antiqued... case of modern furniture put in the context of a room that has the bones of a neoclassical... is a modern twist on Parisian sensibilities. This is a slightly unlikely combination:... old-meets-new design that, when paired with the bust, framed print and oversize pillar candle... neoclassical design. Here, it's done to perfection. There are the gorgeous gold sconces..."