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Maison et Objet 2017: The Best Cocktail Bars For You to Relax

Maison et Objet 2017: The Best Cocktail Bars For You to Relax

Roaming around Maison & Objet's different halls is certainly a delight for every design lover. However, it can also be
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Stepping Inside Kaléo: A Dreamy Restaurant with Mid-Century Furniture

Stepping Inside Kaléo: A Dreamy Restaurant with Mid-Century Furniture

If you have never been to Lebanon, now might be your chance to go and enjoy a nice meal in
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The 8 Best Events in London You Can’t Miss this September!

The 8 Best Events in London You Can’t Miss this September!

September in London is all about London Design Festival! In practical terms that means there will be a wide array
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Parisian Inspiration: A Home Makeover and a Mid-Century Sideboard

Parisian Inspiration: A Home Makeover and a Mid-Century Sideboard

We are probably a little bit obsessed with this Paris thing now that Maison & Objet is coming. However, there
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These Are the 8 Hotels You Need to Know Before Maison et Objet 2017!

These Are the 8 Hotels You Need to Know Before Maison et Objet 2017!

Maison et Objet 2017 (part II, that is) is less than a month away, which means it is time to
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A Colorful Mid-Century Modern Apartment in Sofia You Need to See!

A Colorful Mid-Century Modern Apartment in Sofia You Need to See!

To finish our working week, today we are sharing with you a bright and colorful apartment located in the heart
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Interior Design and Furniture Tips: The Best Mid-Century Shelves

Interior Design and Furniture Tips: The Best Mid-Century Shelves

Mid-century is not only a trend, it's a statement. And if we are talking about mid-century shelves, we have to
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10 Mid-Century Modern Wallpaper Ideas That You Will Love!

10 Mid-Century Modern Wallpaper Ideas That You Will Love!

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These Are the Mid-century Modern Pieces That Actually Matter

Today we would like to introduce you mid-century modern pieces  that actually matter.

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Eero Saarinen’s fire-red Womb chair will add a retro style. Designed nearly 70 years ago by the Finnish-American architect, the iconic chair is as popular today as it was when he created it in post-World War II America. Saarinen’s Womb chair is a standout among many classic designs from that era, when factories regrouped to fill needs at home.

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People needed things both beautiful and functional. At the time, it was simply called modern design, with clean lines and bold pops of color that helped the design world at large take a giant step forward. Today we call it midcentury modern, or classic modern design. And it’s more mainstream than ever, as millennials and baby boomers alike embrace its minimalist style.

And what about Ludwig Mies van der Rohe? A pioneer of modernist architecture and designer of the still-popular Barcelona chair, his many famous works include two buildings he designed for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – Cullinan Hall and the Brown Pavilion.

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Florence Knoll: An architect, she and her husband, Hans Knoll, grew their furniture-manufacturing company into a center for style and design. She’s known for designing buildings and office interiors, but she also designed a number of tables, desks, chairs and other pieces.

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Charles and Ray Eames: This married couple collaborated on a significant number of design projects using molded plywood and leather, but their best-known work is their Eames lounge and ottoman, which are still popular in homes and offices today.

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George Nakashima: A Japanese-American, Nakashima was known as a woodworker and one of the fathers of the American craft movement. He designed furniture for Knoll and is known for his butterfly joints, bookmatched wood and free-edge pieces that are still highly collectible.

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