The mid-century designer behind Knoll’s famous Bertoia chair had a lesser-known passion for creating organic jewelry pieces and sonambient sculptures. By Annette Maxon A question to ponder: What do haunting […]
We’ve made the itinerary for your mid-century summer road trip so you don’t have to. By Annette Maxon Summer travel looks a little different this year. That’s why we’ve made […]
Of all the house styles available, modern design is most aligned with simplicity. The desire for simpler lives leads people to the clean lines and open spaces of modernism.
Mel Smilow may be a name you’ve never heard, however, when it comes to midcentury modern designers, Mel Smilow is a name you should know for many reasons. His incredibly successful career and thick portfolio should have led to more recognition in the MCM space, and yet, he is often overlooked.
Modern design welcomes modern ideas, but ideas aren’t always something that can be put on display with a price tag. One such idea that’s been a key part of modernism from the start is simplicity, minimalism.
The exact reasons why the Eames Chair design became such a powerful and lasting design throughout the years are hard to pinpoint. However, as with all fine art, whether it be music, sculpture, painting, or design, there is something within each that resonates with the time and throughout the ages.