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Category: Architects and Designers
How Did Hotel Wallpaper Become a Mid-century Design Icon?
The Martinique wallpaper from CW Stockwell is a beloved MCM staple, but its story started out in the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles.
A closer look at Renzo Piano’s “Not a Death Star” in L.A.
In Los Angeles, a new museum designed by Renzo Piano marries a futuristic super sphere with an old Hollywood icon.
The Story Behind the Arco Floor Lamp
This Arco Floor Lamp has its roots in north eastern Italy, but has made its way into design schemes around the world. Here’s how it all began.
George Nelson: The Man Behind American Modernism
Not everyone thinks of George Nelson when they think “Modernism”—but they should. Here’s why.
History of the Wassily Chair
And to think it all started with a bicycle—here, 360Modern dives into the history behind one of design’s most iconic chairs.