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The Eames Lounge Chair TV Debut in 1956

It’s now considered a masterpiece of the modern design world – perhaps even one of its most recognizable items – but in 1956 the Herman Miller Lounge Chair was “quite a departure.” Here it is featured for the first time ...
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This Just In: The Future is Illustrated and Retro!

From utopian to dystopian worlds, on thing can be said about the future predicted in illustrator Matthew Lyons’ work: it’s going to look seductively retro. Drawing heavily from Bauhaus like boxy architecture and the wedge shaped automobiles of Bertone, his ...
The Ever Expanding Airport

Charles and Ray Eames: The Art in Teaching

Charles and Ray Eames: What many people choose to remember about this mid-century modernist couple are their contributions in industrial and architectural design. Their designs, ranging from the molded plywood chair and Eames lounger to their Mondrian-esque home, are among ...
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A Fashionable, Retro-Futuristic World

In an ambiguous universe stuck between the present, the future and the 50’s, beautiful people lead a fashionable yet melancholic existence. Current and yet to be invented technology mingle with mid-century modern furniture and design. Photographer Ben Sandler captures the ...