Eileen Gray: A Design Legend Ahead of Her Time

April 2nd, 2015


Eileen Gray


In an industry and time dominated by men, Eileen Gray was an Irish Mid-Century modern furniture designer and a trailblazer in both the art deco movement. She epitomized the… Read more…

Florence Knoll, Transforming the Interior Landscape

April 1st, 2015


Florence Knoll


Florence Knoll (originally Schust), was born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1917. Today, she is recognized as an artistic icon, and a pioneer of Mid-Century modern design. Her education took… Read more…

Xavier Pauchard, a Pioneer of Functional Design

March 27th, 2015


Xavier Pauchard


Xavier Pauchard was born in 1880, in the beautiful, wooded region of Le Morvan within the “green heart” of France. As a creative spirit, Pauchard followed… Read more…

Verner Panton: A Furniture and Interior Design Visionary

March 19th, 2015


Verner Panton


Verner Panton was a Danish designer who had a huge impact on Mid-Century modern furniture. We will explore the impact this… Read more…

Norman Cherner, Industrial and Innovative Design

March 13th, 2015


Norman Cherner Chair


The pieces constructed by Norman Cherner are recognized today as an essential part of the emblem used to describe the essence of Mid-Century modern furniture design. He is considered to be… Read more…

Ultimate Guide to Identifying Leather Types

March 10th, 2015


Leather Sofa


Have you ever wondered what kind of leather is in your living room? By answering a few yes and no questions, this interactive leather guide… Read more…

Jean Prouvé, the Art of Living and Modern Design

March 2nd, 2015


Jean Prouvé


Even those who don’t know his name are likely to have come across one of Jean Prouvé’s designs at some point in their lives. The industrial, Mid-Century modern pieces… Read more…

Top 25 Ways to Arrange Furniture in Smaller Rooms

February 26th, 2015


Living Room Furniture Arrangement


It would be wonderful to live in a large mansion, but most of us are resigned to living in homes with smaller living spaces. If you are staring at a small room and… Read more…

Marcel Lajos Breuer, International Style and Modernism

February 24th, 2015


Marcel Breuer


Marcel Breuer, born in Pécs, Hungary was an architect and designer who made his name as one of the most authoritative authors in the story of… Read more…

Le Corbusier: the Beautiful, Brutish Chameleon

February 23rd, 2015


Le Corbusier


When it comes to art, architecture, urban planning, and Mid-Century modern furniture design, the world does indeed know Le Corbusier. After all… Read more…