FOR THE GOOD OF WOOD

FOR THE GOOD OF WOOD

Wood can say a lot about a mid century furniture piece.  You can tell where it was manufactured, when it was produced, and how it’s been taken care of over the decades.  Teak, rosewood, mahogany, and walnut were all major materials used during the 50s and 60s,...
HOUSE OF THE FUTURO

HOUSE OF THE FUTURO

Above: A new Futuro House in the 1960s. Photo: FuturoHouse.net The Futuro House was designed by Matti Suuronen as a portable ski chalet in 1968.  In total, less than 100 were built during the late 1960s and early 1970s.  The Futuro is constructed of reinforced...

HOUSE TOUR: A ROUND MID CENTURY TIME CAPSULE

We had the pleasure of hanging out with the great folks over at Dot & Bo a couple weeks ago!  They’ve put together this lovely feature on our round 1967 Leon Meyer home.  Make sure to check out the full article on their...

NORWEGIAN WOOD

You might have noticed that my blogging is a bit heavy on the Swedish side of things. It has a simple explanation: I’m Swedish. But I would also like to add some depth to the idea of Scandinavian modern design. In America, the phrase Danish modern, is a bit of a catch...

EYES WITHOUT A FACE

Last week we wrote about Einar Nerman, and his classic design for Solstickan, which has grown beyond it’s original product design purpose to be the star of a whole host of products. An almost equally popular design is Olle Eksells eyes for Mazetti’s cocoa products. As...
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