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Design Classic

  • Aalto Stacking Three-Legged Stool 60
    March 31st, 2011
    I think it's often easy to forget that something as simple as the Aalto stool is well within a meager modernist's budget*. So, for this week's design classic, consider the…
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  • Saarinen Tables
    March 24th, 2011
    "I wanted to clear up the slum of legs." So said Eero Saarinen, designer of the well known pedestal (aka Tulip) collection, which includes a dining, coffee and side table.…
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  • Bertoia Side Chair
    March 17th, 2011
    Another design classic for you on this Thursday... Made from industrial steel rods, Harry Bertoia created his iconic seating collection in 1952 at the invitation of Florence and Hans Knoll.…
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  • Prouvé Cité Lounge Chair
    March 10th, 2011
    Continuing the tradition of featuring a design classic each week ('Classic Thursdays' perhaps?), we turn our attention to Prouvé's Cité Lounge Chair. Designed by Jean Prouvé in 1930, the Cité…
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  • Hans Wegner CH25 Easy Chair
    February 24th, 2011
    Now, I know most of you are probably familiar with the bona fide design classics, seeing as they've made their way into just about a bajillion shelter magazine shots and…
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  • Saarinen Side Tables
    October 2nd, 2007
    These are probably familiar to you, but considering the collection is half a century old this year, it's worth another look. Available in a variety of materials and sizes (the…
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