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Curated Mid-Century Modern chairs by Eames currently on sale @ Lumens.com

Find below a curated selection of Mid-Century Modern chairs designed by Charles and Ray Eames and manufactured by Herman Miller. These timeless pieces are for both the home and the office and currently on sale @ Lumens.com <up to 60% off> Click here to read the profile of the designer on Mid-Century Modern HUB Designed …

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What is the difference between Art Deco and Mid-Century Modern?

Art Deco and Mid-Century Modern Design Art Deco and Mid-Century Modern are two design styles that are still popular today, but what are the differences between them? Art Deco originated in France and was a truly International style that dominated architecture and design in the 1920s and 1930s, while Mid Century Modern developed mostly in …

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Isamu Noguchi: tuning into the material

Isamu Noguchi was an eclectic Mid-Century Modern designer: also a sculptor, architect, painter… and always keeping a sensitive relationship with nature and society. The Akari light sculptures, originally developed using traditional Japanese materials in 1951, are still in production today. Bio Born from an American mother and a Japanese father in Los Angeles, California, Noguchi lived …

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Poul Kjaerholm: new methodologies, technology, and craftsmanship

Poul Kjaerholm designed versatile furniture pieces that were a perfect mix of new methodologies, technology, and craftsmanship: a distinctive Mid-Century Modern feature displayed in his PK chair series. Kjaerholm also considered steel to be a natural material, which in his own opinion had the same artistic quality of wood. Bio Poul Kjaerholm was one of …

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Jean Royere

Jean Royère pioneered an original style that incorporates bright colors, natural forms, and precious materials in a wide range of creative achievements. Considering ephemeral ornamentation and subject to fashion winds, Royère concentrated on form and volume, creating pieces of fabric, metal, and wood that carved space or filled the air with their great shapes and …

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Gino Sarfatti: the Mid-Century Modern light craftsman

Gino Sarfatti, bereft of formal education, had to improvise and create each item by working directly with the craftsmen. His re-interprations of traditional chandeliers in Mid-Century modern style are among his most iconic pieces. Bio Gino Sarfatti (born 16 September 1912, Venice, Italy–died 6 March 1985, Griante, Como, Italy) was an Italian businessman, light and …

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