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Our store was founded through our love for finding and providing Vintage furniture to the design community. Originals from famous designers such as Eero Saarinen for Knoll, Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, George Nelson, Harry Bertoia, Edward Wormley, Jens Risom, Adrian Pearsall, and more…

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We have some of the Finest Classic Pieces. We work with over 500 pre-owned dealers nationwide to obtain and offer these classic pieces direct to the design community.

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This site is designed solely for the Interior Design community.

We hope to provide you with the Vintage goods that may be hard to find.

We work with many of the pre-owned furniture dealers in the United States.

They provide us with some of the best vintage options available.

Furniture Designers of the 20th Century

Argyle Chair

Charles Rennie Mackintosh - 1897 Catherine Cranston opened her first tearoom on Argyle Street in Glasgow
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Ingram Street Chair

Charles Rennie Mackintosh
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Hill House Chair

Charles Rennie Mackintosh
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Willow Chair

Charles Rennie Mackintosh - Created for Miss Cranston's Tea Rooms on Willow Road
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Sitzmaschine Chair

Josef Hoffmann - designed the Sitzmaschine his Purkersdorf Sanatorium in Vienna
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Egg Rocking Chair

Josef Hoffmann - 'Egg' Rocking Chair No. 267, an “egg-shaped”, designed by the great Austrian architect.
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Fledermaus Chair

Josef Hoffmann - Chair was designed for the theatre cabaret 'Fledermaus' in Vienna
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Armloffel Chair

Josef Hoffmann - It is named after the characteristic spoon shaped armrests (Löffel = spoon).
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Robie House Dining Set

Frank Lloyd Wright - He wanted all his houses to have furniture designed by him
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Kubus Chair

Josef Hoffmann - Kubus armchair, designed for Wittmann
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Hans Koller Chair

Josef Hoffmann - Koller Chair Originally in Vienna Secession period for the Hans Koller house.
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Midway Gardens Chair

Frank Lloyd Wright - European–style concert garden with furniture
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Allen House

Frank Lloyd Wright - It was one of Frank Lloyd Wright's last Prairie Houses
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Red and Blue Chair

Gerrit Rietveld - Represents one of the first explorations by the De Stijl art movement in three dimensions and was for the Rietveld Schröder House
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DS4 Chair

Charles Rennie Mackintosh - D. S. Series were designed for his 'The Hill House' in Scotland
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D.S.5 Sideboard

Charles Rennie Mackintosh - Enamelled glass mosaic bound with lead, inlaid with mother of pearl
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Hogestoel

Gerrit Rietveld - The "Hogestoel" appeared in print for the first time in the Dutch journal, "de Stijl," no. 12, 1920 as part of a decor
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Beukenhouten Dressoir (Buffet)

Gerrit Rietveld - beech wood and plywood, edged with white lime, white painted ends. The design dates back to 1919. The only source has been destroyed by a fire. The illustrated copy dates back to 1970 and was performed by Rietveld's solid furniture maker Gerard van de Groenekan.
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F-51 Bauhaus Weimar Chair

Walter Gropius - F-51 chair with its cantilevered construction was designed for the director's room at the Bauhaus in Weimar.
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Schroder End Table

Gerrit Rietveld - It was designed for the Truus Schröder House in Utrech.
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Prague 811 Chair

Josef Hoffmann - Went back in production and exported in the 1960s by Stendig
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Taliesin Furniture

Frank Lloyd Wright - Taliesin West was architect his winter home and school
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Wassily Chair

Marcel Breuer - Inspired by the frame of a bicycle and influenced by the constructivist theories of the De Stjil movement, Marcel Breuer was still an apprentice at the Bauhaus
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Bibendum

Eileen Gray - Named after the Michelin Tyre Man in 1898. At the Auto Paris race, a driver Léon Théry shouted to André "voila Bibendum, vive Bibendum."
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Style S33 Chair

Mart Stam - The S 33/S 34 belongs to the product range of the German furniture manufacturer Thonet.
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Transat Chair

Eileen Gray - It was designed for use on the terrace of Eileen's house E1027 at Roquebrune Cap Martin and to furnish the palace of the Maharajah.
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Side Table E 1027

Eileen Gray - The E is for Eileen, 10 for Jean (J is the 10th letter of the alphabet), 2 for B(adovici) and 7 for G(ray).
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MR Arm Chair

Mies van der Rohe - The MR Collection represents some of the earliest steel furniture designs by Mies van der Rohe.
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MR Side Chair

Mies van der Rohe - Weißenhof Series Cantilever with bent sled-base frame, backrest and seat with continuous wickerwork, so-called ‘Lilly Reich wickerwork’.
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MR Lounge Armchair

Mies van der Rohe - Designed in 1927 as part of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s contribution to the Weissenhof exhibit in Stuttgart, Germany.
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MR Chaise Lounge

Mies van der Rohe - The MR Collection represents some of the earliest steel furniture designs by Mies van der Rohe.
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Cesca Cane Chair

Marcel Breuer - The cantilevered form exploits the possibilities unique to the material and gives the chair added flexibility and comfort.
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Fauteuil à dossier basculant

Le Corbusier - The idea for this design was the translation of a customary basic form into an elegant piece of tubular steel furniture which emphasized the functionality of the simple tilting mechanism
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Le Grand Confort Armchair LC2

Le Corbusier - Grand Confort is a cube-shaped high armchair, whose leather cushions are held in a chrome-plated steel corset. It was designed as a modernist response to the traditional club chair
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Le Petit Confort Armchair LC2

Le Corbusier - group referred to their LC2 and LC3 collections as "cushion baskets
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LC4 Lounge Chair

Le Corbusier - The extravagant shapes and combinations of materials corresponded to the needs of Parisian society
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Corbusier Dining table LC6

Le Corbusier - The first systemised tubular steel designs by Le Corbusier's studio appeared in 1928 and were described as "équipement de l'habitation"
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Barcelona Series

Mies van der Rohe - Created for the German Pavilion at the 1929 Barcelona Exposition, the Barcelona series features compositional structure that now epitomizes Modern architecture.
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B302 Swivel Chair

Charlotte Perriand - The B302, was more of a desk chair; it swiveled, and its back was shaped to cradle the sitter.
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Tugendhat Chair MR70

Mies van der Rohe - is a modernist cantilever chair designed in collaboration with Lilly Reich for the Tugendhat House in Brno, Czechoslovakia.
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Brno Flat Bar Chair MR50

Mies van der Rohe - Brno is a modernist cantilever chair designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich in 1929-1930 for the bedroom of the Tugendhat House in Brno, Czech Republic.
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Brno Tubular Bar Chair MR50

Mies van der Rohe - Brno is a modernist cantilever chair designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich in 1929-1930 for the bedroom of the Tugendhat House in Brno, Czech Republic.
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Paimio Chair

Alvar Aalto - Paimio Chair is a tour de force in bentwood that seems to test the limits of plywood manufacturing.
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Cantilevered Chair #31

Alvar Aalto - It was supported by cantilevered continuous arm and leg frame of laminated Birch plywood steam bent wood.
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Zig-Zag Chair

Gerard Thomas Rietveld - As a variation of a chair without back legs developed by Mart Stam, then refined by Gerrit Rietveld. The “Zig-Zag” remains the most radical formulations in furniture design.
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Standard Chair

Jean Prouvé - Most efficient design in Iconic steel and wood chair.
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Utrecht Chair

Gerrit Rietveld - The Utrecht chair is one of Rietveld’s few upholstered chairs that was actually taken into production.
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Aalto Chair 69

Alvar Aalto - Also in the chair 69 he used the L-leg structure, which made it possible to attach the legs of the dining chair directly to the seat.
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Isokon Long Chair

Marcel Breuer - Designed for the Isokon company the chair is considered one of the most important pieces of furniture to emerge from the inter-war modern movement
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Teewagen (Tea Trolley)

Alvar Aalto - Invented a process for bending thick layers of birch into gracefully curved loops to create strong, light frames for a number of products, including his famous tea trolleys.
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Landi / Spartana Chair

Hans Coray - “Landi” is the outdoor chair of the Schweizerische Landesausstellung (Swiss National Exhibition), nicknamed the “Landi” in Zurich in 1939.
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B.K.F. Chair

Jorge Ferrari Hardoy - Also known as the Hardoy Chair, Butterfly Chair, Safari Chair, Sling Chair, or Wing Chair - was designed in Buenos Aires.
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Pension Lounge Chair 406

Alvar Aalto - Created by design visionary this armchair is affectionately referred to as the Pension Chair because it allows the user to be in a state of “retirement”.
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Risom Collection

Jens Risom - The original collection for Knoll incorporates a natural aesthetic, characteristic of understated Scandinavian design.
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Coffee Table (IN-50)

Isamu Noguchi - The Noguchi table is a piece of modernist furniture first produced in the mid-20th century.
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Knoll Womb Chair

Eero Saarinen - It was designed on the theory that a great number of people have never really felt comfortable and secure since they left the womb.
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Omni Series

George Nelson - The Omni was a revolutionary idea and design and was patented as a modular wall unit formed with slotted aluminum poles, shelves, and various types of cabinets.
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Plywood Dining Chair DCW

Charles & Ray Eames - Designed to comfortably fit the body, the sculpted form of the molded plywood chairs are produced using thin sheets of lightweight veneer.
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Plywood Coffee Table

Charles & Ray Eames - This classic table's top and legs are shaped by molding thin wood veneers under heat and pressure.
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Nelson Platform Bench

George Nelson - The single common element in all man-made things is that they are designed.
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Molded Plywood Lounge Chair LCW

Charles & Ray Eames - Molded plywood, metal or wood legs, designed to comfortably fit the body.
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La Chaise

Charles & Ray Eames - Designed the la chaise for a competition of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The sculpture "Floating Figure" by Gaston Lachaise, which is as poignant illustration of furniture, inspired Eames for names for the sun.
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Molded Fiberglass Chairs

Charles and Ray Eames - Realized their first successful, single-shell form in 1950 with the Molded Fiberglass Chairs.
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Storage Unit 421-C

Charles & Ray Eames - The Eames storage units represent a further development of the model furniture created at the beginning of the century in the Deutsche Werkstätten and at the Bauhaus. These, too, were made up of standardized elements joined together as building blocks.
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Molded Plastic Rocker RAR

Charles & Ray Eames - They designed their first Molded Fiberglass Shell Chairs in 1950, they designed more than a chair - they designed a full experience
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Round Presidential Chair

Hans J. Wegner - With natural materials and deep understanding of furniture to be functional / beautiful, Hans J. Wegner made Danish design on an international scale.
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Prouvé EM Table

Jean Prouvé - Developed it for the "Maison Tropique", a project for prefabricated housing, at the beginning of the fifties as a variation of an earlier design.
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Elliptical Table

Charles & Ray Eames - Charles and Ray Eames spent many years experimenting with wire rods, work that yielded a number of breakthrough products in the 1950s. They considered many shapes for this large table introduced in 1951, but their final choice was elliptical.
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Wire Chair

Charles & Ray Eames - By modifying the use of fiberglass technology, Charles and Ray Eames duplicated the shape of the S-Shell (Side-Chair) using welded wire.
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# 422 Diamond Chair

Harry Bertoia - The Wire Series consists of a small and large version of the “Diamond Chair,” with an extended back, a foot stool, a children’s chair, two other chairs, and a bar stool.
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Ant Chair

Arne Emil Jacobsen - In the early fifties, the Danish furniture industry adopted a new manufacturing process. Solid wood was increasingly replaced by materials such as steel and plywood, significantly reducing the need for complex structures.
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Bird Chair

Harry Bertoia - In Bertoia's own words, "If you look at these chairs, they are mainly made of air, like sculpture. Space passes right through them."
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Antony Chair

Jean Prouvé - Black lacquered bent steel frame supporting a plywood seat
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Rocking Stool

Isamu Noguchi - After returning from Japan in 1954, he presented the design for a Rocking Stool to US furniture manufacturer Hans Knoll. Its form evokes the hourglass shape of African stools.
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Occasional Table Series

Florence Knoll - Executive collection, including the coffee and end tables, made there way into the pantheon of modern classics.
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Florence Knoll Lounge

Florence Knoll - Consists of a distinct, fully tufted, seat and back covering attached to an exposed metal frame and legs.
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Fritz Hansen PK22 Chair

Poul Kjaerholm - PK22 Chair is characterized by its understated elegance, clean lines and remarkable attention to detail.
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Lounge Chair and Ottoman 670 / 671

Charles & Ray Eames - The Eameses wanted their Lounge Chair and Ottoman to have the “warm receptive look of a well-used first baseman’s mitt.” Often referred to as a twentieth-century interpretation of the nineteenth-century English club chair, this seating instantly became a symbol of comfort—and comfort was one of Charles and Ray’s key objectives for this product.
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Marshmallow Love Seat #5670

George Nelson / Irving Harper were approached by an inventor who created an injection plastic disc that could be produced inexpensively and durable. They arranged 18 of them on a steel frame - the origin of the Marshmallow sofa.
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Tulip Chairs and Table

Eero Saarinen - "The underside of typical chairs and tables makes a confusing, unrestful world," explained Saarinen. "I wanted to clear up the slum of legs."
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Panton Stuhl

Verner Panton - An S-shaped plastic chair created by the Danish designer is the world's first moulded plastic chair, it is considered to be one of the masterpieces of Danish design.
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Executive Side Chair

Eero Saarinen - Transformed executive seating into a fluid, sculptural form.
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Model 3107 Chair

Arne Jacobsen - Model 3107 chair is a chair designed using a new technique in which plywood could be bent in three dimensions.
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Eames Aluminum Group

Charles & Ray Eames - The chairs of the Eames Aluminum Group have been a popular design since their introduction in 1958. And no wonder. The graceful silhouette sits equally well in all kinds of home and workplace interiors.
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Egg 3316 Lounge Chair

Arne Jacobsen - Designed the Egg™ (1958) for the lobby and reception areas in the Royal Hotel, in Copenhagen.
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The Swan™ Chair

Arne Jacobsen - Designed The Swan™ as well as the Egg™ for the lobby and lounge areas at the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, in 1958.
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Walnut Stools

Charles and Ray Eames - At the time it was built in 1959, the Time-Life Building was the largest slab-formed skyscraper in New York. It was a modern marvel, featuring an ultra-modern lobby with murals by Joseph Albers and Fritz Glarner. In 1960, Ray Eames was asked to design occasional pieces for that lobby to accompany chairs designed by her husband, Charles.
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Petal Table

Richard Schultz - "I designed the Petal Table to accompany the Bertoia Chairs that Harry Bertoia designed for Knoll."
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Florence Knoll Oval Table

Florence Knoll - Her groundbreaking designs became the gold standard for the industry.
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Knoll 4 Position Credenza

Florence Knoll - The 1961 executive collection, including the series of credenzas, made there way into the pantheon of modern classics.
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Ball / Globe Chair

Eero Aarnio - The Ball Chair is also known as the globe chair, is famous for its unconventional shape and is considered a classic of industrial design.
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905 Armchair

Vico Magistretti - '905' armchair, designed by Vico Magistretti, for Cassina, Milan, 1979, Lacquered beech
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Locus Solus Chair

Gae Aulenti - Her furniture was often tubular steel with leather, like the Locus Solus chair and lounge chair, but she collaborated with Milan-based plastic furniture manufacturer.
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Pollock Executive Chair

Charles Pollock - The conceptual visions of his designs, Charles Pollock has a strong internal and emotional connection to seating.
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Hammock PK24

Poul Kjaerholm - The PK24 chaise longue chair, with its easy curves and organic shape, stands out as perhaps the most recognizable chair in Poul Kjærholm’s work.
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AO-1

George Nelson / Robert Propst - The office cubicle turns 50 years old this year. The history of the system that revolutionised office design and which, after falling out of favour, was being re-evaluated.
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Platner Series

Warren Platner - Transformed steel wire into a sculptural furniture collection, creating what is now considered a design icon of the modern era.
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Pastil / Gyro Chair

Eero Aarnio - One year after he had designed the Pastil Chair in 1968 Eero Aarnio received the American Industrial Award for this chair.
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Sormani Seating

Joe Colombo - Innovative Space Age Additional-System seating utilizes various sized cushions connected by pins; the cushions can be arranged in various configurations.
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Time-Life Chair

Charles and Ray Eames - Designed the chairs to grace the lobbies that they designed for the Time-Life Building in New York City.
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Birillo Bar Stools

Cesare "Joe" Colombo - The modestly named Birillo (simply the Italian word for bar stool) is a visual seductive design.
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Gaudi Armchair

Vico Magistretti - The Gaudi armchair evolved out of the design of the earlier Selene chair.
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Omkstak Chair

Rodney Kinsman - designed the enormously successful "Omstak" chair with a tubular steel frame, seat and back of molded sheet steel coated with epoxy resin.
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Pfister Standard Lounge

Charles Pfister - Perfectly proportioned lounge seating collection consists of flexible freestanding components that enhance any residential or commercial interior.
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Synthesis 45

Ettore Sottsass - Designed by Italian (born Austria), made by Olivetti, Milan, Italy.
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Wiggle Side Chair

Frank Owen Gehry - The sculptural form is constructed with the consummate skill of an architect, making it comfortable, durable and robust.
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700 Range Table and Chairs

David Mellor - This modern furniture set, designed by David Mellor for Abacus Municipal, features tubular-steel frames. The chairs have wire-mesh backs and thin cushions.
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4794 Armchair

Gae Aulenti - Designed for Kartell (Italy), Polypropylene molded chair painted black.
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Glass Chair

Shiro Kuramata - A Laminated Glass Chair, designed 1976 executed by the Mihoya Glass Co. Ltd., Japan
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Mac Gee Bookshelf

Philippe Starck - A collapsible bookshelf that becomes an inclined upright, with an airplane’s wing profile, to be leaned casually against the wall.
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413 Cab armchair

Mario Bellini - Cassina 413 Cab armchair: with enameled steel frame. Leather upholstery zippered over the frame.
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Carlton Sideboard Divider

Ettore Sottsass - The Milan design group Memphis gave a presentation of their work in 1981, the room divider “Carlton” was among the most noted pieces.
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Tippy Jackson Table

Philippe Starck - "Tippy Jackson" table, painted tubular steel and sheet metal, 28 in (71 cm), manufactured by Driade
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Torso Chair

Paolo Deganello - Pushes the boundaries of art and design with his post-Archizoom Eighties design icon, the "Torso Chair."
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Adjustable Lounge Chair

Jean Prouve - France 1930, manufactured by Tecta (Model D80-1) 1982 in what we understand is an edition of 100.
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Kyoto Table

Shiro Kuramata - Design, Round end table in metal & coloured-glass-infused "Star Piece" terrazzo
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Costes Chairs

Philippe Starck - Designed for Café Costes in Paris (1984) made famous worldwide.
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Eames 2-Seat Sofa

Charles & Ray Eames - Eames sofa is the last piece of furniture produced by the Eames Office, which completed the design after Charles Eames died in 1978.
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Jefferson Chair

Niels Diffrient - This Sunar-Hauserman seating concept incorporates, as it were, an integrated, mobile workplace.
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Richard III Chair

Philippe Starck - Richard III Armchair was designed for an Italian power-house Baleri Italia in 1985.
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Apple Honey

Shiro Kuramata - Honey Chair designed in 1985 featuring a solid square steel framework with an exact 45° incline and a padded seat for functionality
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Mandarin Arm Chair

Ettore Sottsass - Padded square seat inset with square curved padded back, raised on four black painted tubular steel legs terminating in black rubber pads.
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How High the Moon

Shiro Kuramata - It presents a form entirely made of steel mesh without an interior frame, thus creating an armchair devoid of internal structure
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Série Lang

Philippe Starck - Dining table from the limited Aleph series Lang model M, 1987, for Driade
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Crown Chair

Tom Dixon - A curved strap metal covered in gold leaf.
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Dr Glob Chair

Philippe Starck - Chair from the idea of combining materials to obtain a rigidity and an innovative approach- a contrast between thickness and lightness.
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Plywood Chair

Jasper Morrison - Made of plywood, glue and screws, originally made for the installation "Some New Items for the Home" in Berlin.
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Silver Chair

Vico Magistretti - Die-cast aluminium alloy side chair polished or satin finished with seat and back in polypropylene in a range of colors.
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CAB417 Linto Chair

Mario Bellini - A sturdy, stackable and lightweight chair that is as timeless and beautiful as it is versatile.
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Starck WW Stool

Philippe Starck - The stool, WW Stool is part of an imaginative office ensemble which Starck 1990 the film director Wim Wenders drew
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Cross Check

Frank Gehry - Inspired by the surprising strength of the apple crates he played on as a child, Frank Gehry created a thoroughly original collection of bentwood furniture.
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Aeron Office Chair

Donald T. Chadwick / William Stumpf - Competitive ergonomic chairs became look-alikes." Differentiation was a huge part of the design.
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Power Play Lounge Chair

Frank Gehry - Inspired by the apple crates he had played on as a child, he created the ribbon-like design of the chair with interwoven maple strips.
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Felt Chair

Marc Newson - Chair was conceived while working on what would become the Orgone Chair, a hollow variation with a sliced off bottom and sides.
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Spring Chair

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec - Small armchair with base in satin stainless steel, structure in rigid polyurethane and padding in polyurethane foam.
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Low Pad Chair

Jasper Morrison - Armchairs with body in bent birch plywood, upholstered with multi-density polyurethane foam. Fixed cover in fabrics and leathers of collection.
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Memo Bean Bag

Ron Arad - A seat in the form of an air-tight bag with an adjustable valve and styrene beads inside to add rigidity once it was inflated
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The Gaudi Chair

Bram Geenen - Was designed using the same method as Antoni Gaudi, who made models of hanging chains, which hung upside-down.
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